Meaning of “off-label” in the English Dictionary

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"off-label" in Business English

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off-labeladjective [ before noun ]

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used to describe a medical drug that is used for a different purpose than the one it was originally intended for:

Off-label uses may include giving a drug for a disease other than the disease it is approved for, or for treating a child when the product is approved to treat adults.

(Definition of “off-label” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)