Chapter 140 Switching Drug Therapies Q&A (1 of 5) Sample Questions
1. A patient in a mental institution has neuropathic pain and got a prescription of Topiramate. After you gave her the print-out and went to the institution, they read that Topiramate is not indicated for the patient’s case. What would you say?
- A. The doctor made a mistake.
- B. Stop the medication right away.
- C. Sometimes we prescribe a drug for a different indication which is not approved for that indication.
- D. None of the above
Tips: Off-label drugs are not approved indications.