TITLE

Off-Label Drug Uses

AUTHOR(S)
Generali, Joyce A.; Cada, Dennis J.
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Hospital Pharmacy;Oct2009, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p868
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This Hospital Pharmacy feature is extracted from Off-Label Drug Facts, a quarterly publication available from Wolters Kluwer Health. Off-Label Drug Facts is a practitioner-oriented resource for information about specific drug uses that are unapproved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This new guide to the literature enables the health care professional or clinician to quickly identify published studies on off-label uses and determine if a specific use is rational in a patient care scenario. A summary of the most relevant data is provided, including background, study design, patient population, dosage information, therapy duration, results, safety, and therapeutic considerations. References direct the reader to the full literature for more comprehensive information before patient care decisions are made. Direct questions or comments regarding Off-Label Drug Uses to hospital pharmacy@drugfacts.com.
ACCESSION #
44994845

 

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