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"Prescribing off-label drugs for children: when will it change?"

28.09.2019
The Lancet

A study in Pediatrics, published on Sept 16, paints a famil­iar picture. Using data from the US National Ambulatory Medical Care Surveys 2006–15, Divya Hoon and colleagues show that in 44·5% of visits to office­based physicians who prescribed systemic drugs to children, these drugs were prescribed off label.