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Table 4 Descriptionof off-label and unlicensed prescriptions in neonates according to their birth weight

From: Pattern and extent of off-label and unlicensed drug use in neonatal intensive care units in Iran

Characteristics of prescriptions Birth Weight P value
< 1500 g < 2500 g ≥2500 g
Off-label prescription, No. (%) 29 (82.9) 48 (88.9) 87 (83.7) 0.634
Unlicensed prescription, No (%) 2 (5.7) 5 (9.3) 10 (9.6) 0.773
Neonates with off-label or unlicensed prescription, No (%) 29 (82.9) 48 (88.9) 87 (83.7) 0.634