Sentence Examples


  • With the sheer number and severity of side effects, trials for FDA approval of Topamax as a weight loss treatment were discontinued; however, many doctors will prescribe Topamax for this off-label use.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Kant, R., et al. "The Off-Label Use of Clozapine in Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder, Intermittent Explosive Disorder, or Posttraumatic Stress Disorder."
  • 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.