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Off-Label Use MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Off-Label Use
Tree Number(s)
E02.319.307.500
Unique ID
D056687
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056687
Annotation
do not confuse with DRUG REPOSITIONING
Scope Note
The practice of prescribing or using a drug or a vaccine outside the scope of the drug's official approved label as designated by a regulatory agency concerning the treatment of a particular disease or condition.
Entry Term(s)
Dose-Sparing Drug Use
Fractional Dose Drug Use
Off-Label Prescribing
Reduced-Dose Drug Use
Unlabeled Indication
Previous Indexing
Drug Labeling (2008-2009)
Drug Prescriptions (2008-2009)
See Also
Drug Approval
Drug Labeling
Drug Utilization
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2018/02/06
Off-Label Use Preferred
Fractional Dose Drug Use Narrower
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