Off-label Rx use is common, even without evidence

July 2006
Geriatrics;Jul2006, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p10
Academic Journal
Discusses a research on the use of off-label drug use even without scientific evidence, published in the 2006 issue of the journal "Archives of Internal Medicine." Number of mentions of off-label drug use; Incidence rate of off-label drug use including cardiac drugs, anticonvulsants, asthma medications, allergy therapies and psychiatric drugs; Drugs with the highest proportion of off-label scripts.


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