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Off-label prescribing: best practice or malpractice?


ISSUE:Standards for the practice of medicine are increasingly being confused with standards for the sale and reimbursement of medicines. Authority for prescribing of psychotropic drugs, whether on-label or off-label, is determined by the standard of medical care set by practitioners, not by regulators of the pharmaceutical industry.

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CNS Spectrums
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