The Ins And Outs Of Extra-Label Drug Use

The FDA is ringing in the New Year by providing a resource for veterinarians to learn more about their rights of extra-label use. In 1994, Congress added provisions to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act that gave veterinarians the ability to use approved human and animal drugs in an extra-label manner, a manner which is also known as “Off the label” because you are using a drug in a way that is not listed on the label. There are many requirements to be met with extra-label drug use, which is why the FDA is making sure all veterinarians are informed and able to ensure proper use. Click here to read more about the ins and outs of extra-label drug use.

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