HC Deb 17 March 1995 vol 256 c738W
Mr. Godsiff

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will list the drugs with their respective uses currently administered in the national health service for which(a) a product licence has not been granted and (b) animal/toxicology and clinical trials have not been undertaken.

Mr. Sackville

This information is not available centrally. Under the Medicines Act 1968 and the Medicines for Human Use (Marketing Authorisations Etc.) Regulations 1994, doctors acting on their own responsibility may prescribe any medicinal product, whether licensed or not and irrespective of its indications for use, which they consider to he clinically appropriate for their patients' needs.

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