Understanding the difference between “off-label” and “contra-indicated”


Terms used frequently in medical conversation can easily be misunderstood by the average person. Two of these commonly confused terms are “off-label” and “contra-indicated.” Let’s start with “off-label.” What does it mean? Does it mean something is illegal? Used in the wrong way? Something that has gone bad like outdated food or medicines? “Off-label is […]

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