OFF-LABEL

designating or corresponding to the clinical utilization of a drug for a reason which has not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Manufacturers typically don't encourage drugs for utilizations, even though medical literature might encourage such utilizations.

OFF-LABEL: "The doctor prescribed the medicine as an off-label treatment for the spasms."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OFF-LABEL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/off-label/ (accessed May 18, 2021).
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