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  • The FDA won't appeal a decision to overturn the conviction of a salesmen who was found guilty of marketing narcolepsy drug Xyrem for treating drowsiness and chronic fatigue, two conditions for which the medicine wasn't approved. A court quashed the conviction because it said FDA regulations violated free speech in a decision that could have wide ramifications for the agency's ability to regulate off-label drug marketing. [View news story]
    Good decision. Off label uses for drugs are used all the time, like Wellbutrin, an antidepressant, is prescribed to help people quit smoking. Leave the prescriptions to the Docs.
    Jan 24, 2013. 03:04 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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