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Letters Off-label prescribing of antidepressants

Robust systems are needed for off-label prescribing

BMJ 2017; 356 doi: (Published 17 March 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;356:j1362
  1. Samantha Ross, GP
  1. Shettleston Health Centre, 420 Old Shettleston Road, Glasgow G32 7JZ, UK
  1. samantha.ross{at}

Off-label prescribing is an area of concern for many GPs, as Morales and Guthrie discuss.1 Demand for off-label prescribing from secondary care specialists is also growing: we have seen requests from several specialties, …

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