As part of the settlement, the pharmaceutical company is admitting to promoting the drugs Paxil and Wellbutrin for off-label uses and failing to report safety data about Avandia to the Food and Drug Administration.
What does OLU stand for?
OLU stands for Off-Label Use (prescribed use of drug not in accordance with label of FDA approval)
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Science, medicine, engineering, etc.
See other definitions of OLU
We have 4 other meanings of OLU in our Acronym Attic
- On-Line Traffic School, Inc. (est. 1996; Camarillo, CA)
- Optical Loss Test Set
- Organizational Level Test Set
- Outdoor Leadership Training Seminar
- On-Line Telephone Service Request
- On-Line Teller Terminal
- Optic Line Terminal Unit
- Original Loan-to-Value ratio
- Orthotopic Liver Transplantation
- Columbus, Nebraska (airport code)
- Open Learning Unit (various locations)
- Organizacion de Latinos Unidos (Spanish: United Latino Organization)
- Organization for Lukumi Unity (African diaspora religion group)
- Our Little Universe (online forum)
- Ozarks Labor Union Archives (Missouri State University)
- Online Union Catalog
- Official Land Use District (San Bernardino, CA)
- Olympia Linux Users Group
- Object Oriented Librarian User Interface Tool (software)
- Office Microlaparoscopy Under Local Anesthesia
Samples in periodicals archive:
Other activities that could lead to 'solicited' requests about off-label use include * encouraging bloggers to write about off-label uses of a product.
At the most basic level, one may wonder why off-label use of drugs is permitted at all.
Irvine CA), the maker of Botox, agreed to pay $600 million to settle claims that it had illegally marketed the drug from 2000 to 2005 for off-label uses including headaches and cerebral palsy in children.
79) In 1997, the FDA passed section 401 of the Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act ("FDAMA"), (80) which explicitly created a safe harbor from the prohibition on marketing off-label use for journal articles.