Anonymous asked in HealthDiseases & ConditionsHeart Diseases · 7 months ago

Will my new doctor prescribe blood pressure medication over the phone without seeing me first?

I had to get a new doctor due to change in insurance. I haven't seen them yet and I kinda don't want to go. Can I just call them and ask for the prescriptions without seeing them?

3 Answers

  • 7 months ago

    No, and its pretty much illegal to do that without a legal chart, and if they have never ever even met you then absolutely not.

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  • 7 months ago

    No doctor that is any good is going to prescribe without examining you.

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  • Shay
    Lv 7
    7 months ago

    A doctor that has never seen you before isn't going to prescribe anything based on just a phone call.

    If you have a prescription that is about to run out and you call asking for a REFILL - then they MIGHT authorize another 30 day supply to give you time to make an appointment for a check up.

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