posted on Jul, 6 2012 @ 08:28 AM
One comment based on experience.
It is sometimes the case that, after a prolonged period of prescribing, doctors notice that a drug is treating a malady not associated with the
prescribed drug. In that event, they ask other patients, "Would you like to try this for your problem? It's not approved for your problem, but my
experience is that it works."
I was asked this question about a resistant health problem, which was unaffected by other meds. I said, "Yes." I found relief from that issue.
I can only speak for myself but, if the patient is fully informed, they should be allowed to make the call. The drug manufacturer gets feedback from
physicians about what its drugs do. If there is adequate feedback they tell other physicians about the results of patient experience.
This is a common practice for all drug companies and a number of physicians. It keeps everyone informed about the benefits and deficits of specific
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