Off label use - page 2
Wow, you learn new stuff everyday! I recently hurt my back, and am on some pretty darn high doses of oxycodone while waiting for my neurosurgeons appt. Enough so I actually took the prescription... Read More
Dec 10, '07Joined: Jun '05; Posts: 85; Likes: 13unisom for morning sickness. I was pretty surprised the first time I heard that one!
Dec 11, '07Joined: Oct '07; Posts: 176; Likes: 117Bethanechol used for urinary retention can also be used for GERD.
Dec 11, '07Joined: Jun '06; Posts: 7,208; Likes: 7,963when glucophage is being taken in the context of infertility, it is prob being used to treat poly cystic ovary disease, which has an insulin resistance component....so not really off label...
Dec 11, '07Occupation: Licensed Practical Nurse Specialty: Community Health, Med-Surg, Home Health ; From: US ; Joined: Sep '05; Posts: 9,297; Likes: 8,221Quote from nghtfltguylmao!!
if you are not a gambler... and you have some restless legs
take a boatload of mirapex
and go to vegas!!
I am REALLY trying to comprehend that one. When I first heard it, I looked in my drug guide and saw nothing about gambling. But, yeah, if the feeling were to hit, I would take the first thing smoking to see if it works...
Dec 11, '07Occupation: Licensed Practical Nurse Specialty: Community Health, Med-Surg, Home Health ; From: US ; Joined: Sep '05; Posts: 9,297; Likes: 8,221Quote from liliana1219Yes, I heard that for the first time here on this board. I totally flipped out on that one. And, when I checked my nursing drug guide, it says nothing about this off label use. I assume they make more money for treating impotence.Let's not forget the best one ever...Viagra for Pulmonary HTN!!!!
I love it!
Dec 11, '07Occupation: Nurse Specialty: Spinal Cord injuries, Emergency+EMS ; From: UK ; Joined: Feb '07; Posts: 1,051; Likes: 523Quote from crissrn27in the uk IIRC metformin ins now 'on label' for Polycystic overay syndrome treatmentNever heard of the mucinex as a fertility med thing, but we have several docs that order glucophage as a fertility med.
Dec 11, '07Occupation: RN Specialty: Assisted Living, Med-Surg/CVA specialty ; Joined: Mar '07; Posts: 287; Likes: 140Here is an article about the Glucophage being used to prevent miscarriage: