off label

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Adjective[edit]

off label (not comparable)

  1. (US, medicine, of a prescription medication) That is used off label.

Adverb[edit]

off label (not comparable)

  1. (US, medicine, of a prescription medication) Used by a physician to treat a condition other than that for which the drug was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
    While the drug is approved for use in treating stomach cancer, many doctors prescribe it off label for other cancers as well.