Off-label Sentence Examples
I could find no evidence to support it's use in treating/preventing urinary tract crystals, but vets sometimes use drugs as off label medications, meaning they use them to treat conditions not listed on the label.
However, physicians may prescribe other SSRIs in younger patients in an off-label use of these drugs.
Even though Botox has only been approved to treat axillary hyperhidrosis, physicians can legally use Botox "off-label" to treat other affected areas of the body.
Other adult type 2 diabetes medications, such as sulfonylureas and meglitinide drugs, which work by increasing insulin production, may be prescribed off-label for pediatric use.
Off-label use-Prescribing a drug for a population (e.g., pediatric) or condition for which it was not originally approved by the U.S. FDA.Advertisement
For example, sulfonylurea drugs are not FDA approved for use in children with type 2 diabetes due to a lack of clinical studies in pediatric populations, but a physician may prescribe them in an off-label use of the drug.
Off-label refers to the use by doctors of FDA-approved drugs for purposes other than those approved by the agency.
Due to of this finding, treatment of obesity is one of the off label uses of Topamax.
Other off label uses include treatment of bipolar disorder, treatment of addictive disorders such as alcoholism and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Doctors also use it "off-label" for other wrinkles, including lines on the forehead and around the mouth.Advertisement