OFF LABEL DRUG USE IN CLINICAL PRACTICE
*Mohamed Ashraf PT and Saleem C. Vida
Pharmaceutical companies are not allowed to promote their medications for an off-label use, which has led to several large settlements for illegal marketing. To limit liability, physicians should prescribe medications only for indications that they believe are in the best interest of the patient on the basis of the most credible available evidence, also Health care professionals should continually educate themselves about OLDU to weigh the risks and benefits and provide the best possible care for their patients.
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