Michael Fielder, of Kansas City, Missouri, takes both morphine and Gabitril, an epilepsy drug, for the pain caused by sickle cell anemia.
Michael Fielder, of Kansas City, Missouri, takes both morphine and Gabitril, an epilepsy drug, for the pain caused by sickle cell anemia. Chris Ochsner / Kansas City Star / MCT
Michael Fielder, of Kansas City, Missouri, takes both morphine and Gabitril, an epilepsy drug, for the pain caused by sickle cell anemia. Chris Ochsner / Kansas City Star / MCT

Prescribing drugs 'off-label' routine but can harm patients

November 02, 2003 6:39 PM