Off-Label Prescription

Discussing Off-Label Use of Medications With Patients

Discussing Off-Label Use of Medications With Patients

Though there is no law that says patients must be told that the medications they have been prescribed are for an off-label use, and the FDA does not regulate the practice of medicine, I feel it is important to provide at least a brief explanation to my patients.

Antidepressants Often Prescribed to Manage Pain, Fibromyalgia, Migraine

Antidepressants Often Prescribed to Manage Pain, Fibromyalgia, Migraine

When physicians prescribed antidepressants for insomnia and pain, they often prescribed antidepressants off-label.

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