The state of off-label drug laws

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Prescribing drugs off label can sometimes be the best option for patients. It’s an unavoidable part of medicine. Some of the most important discoveries have been accidental discoveries in which a patient has benefited from an off-label use of a drug.

Currently, federal law allows manufacturers to respond to unsolicited questions from physicians, share peer-reviewed articles and sponsor continuing medical education courses. Congress has proposed two bills that are designed to expand those rules.
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