Latest Off-label use Stories

2009-08-24 18:11:00

Some physicians erroneously think certain off-label uses of prescription drugs are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, researchers said. Corresponding author Dr. G.

2009-08-21 08:31:54

In a recent national survey, a substantial minority of physicians erroneously believed that certain off-label uses of prescription drugs were approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

2009-06-25 11:20:00

Consumer advocate groups said on Wednesday that the FDA should make more information available to the public, even on drugs and devices that never make it to the US market.

2009-06-16 16:33:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Attorney Michael L. Levy and Acting Assistant Attorney General Michael F. Hertz today announced the return of an indictment(1.) against Norian Corporation (Norian), Synthes, Inc. (Synthes), and four top Synthes executives, Michael D.

2009-06-11 06:15:18

Although psychiatric drugs in children and adolescents can increase the risk of diabetes, FDA advisers still claim the drugs seem safe and effective for treatment of certain conditions.

2009-06-04 06:30:00

- Company Also Granted Expansion of Prophylaxis Therapy Label to Include Patient Labeling for Self-Administration - EXTON, Pa., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ViroPharma Incorporated (Nasdaq: VPHM) today announced that it has received a Complete Response letter from the U.S.

2009-06-03 09:32:53

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2009-05-20 12:52:08

New charges in the ongoing lawsuit against British drugmaker AstraZeneca suggest that market executives blocked company scientists from raising concerns that the antipsychotic drug Seroquel caused weight gain and other problems.

2009-03-24 07:00:00

LANSDALE, Pa., March 24 /PRNewswire/ --- As the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves new cancer fighting drugs for the market, researchers often study their use for non-approved, or off-label, treatments.

2009-03-05 08:35:00

A recent study in Oregon suggests that drugs designed for treating the most severe mental illnesses are often prescribed at inappropriately low doses and at considerable expense, for use in conditions where their benefit has not been established.

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