An Evidence-Based Look at Off-Label Drug Use
An update on the implications of this common practice for oral health care.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the growth and prevalence of off-label drug use, and the types of patients who might be affected.
- List examples of medications and conditions that may be associated with off-label drug therapies.
- Explain the importance of evaluating medical histories, and key questions to ask when treating patients utilizing polypharmacy.
This course was issued in the January 2018 issue and expires 1/31/21. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.