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It’s a Mistake to Allow Drug Companies to Promote Drugs for Unapproved Uses
The FDA is considering letting pharmaceutical companies give information to doctors and insurance companies on unproven uses of prescription drugs.…
Pharmaceutical companies are getting bolder with pushing off-label drug use to doctors, but will an upcoming meeting embolden the FDA…
It may have happened to you: A doctor prescribes a drug without telling you much about it, and you pick…
Are ‘21st Century Cures’ Safe?
A lawyer I know in the pharmaceutical industry described new drug development this way: “You can’t get something for nothing.”…
Off-Label Prescribing – Danger or Lifesaver ?
2 issues obsess me today: Prescribing off-label use of drugs and marketing off-label use of drugs to doctors. Here’s why. 1.…
FDA May Loosen Rules on Off-Label Drug Use
The FDA may relax how it regulates communications about off-label drug use. The potential benefit to physicians will be earlier…
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