Yes, you can get a prescription online. There is support for this nationwide, however, there are several exceptions.
Consultation with a medical provider is available to you 24/7/365 days a year and during your visit, your provider may recommend an online prescription.
Please make sure to tell your medical provider about any existing prescriptions or over the counter medications you are taking. Some medications do not react well with other medications, so it’s important to be honest and open with your provider to avoid complications.
Prescriptions are now available to patients nationwide. With telehealth services being in all 50 states, you can have a visit and receive a potential prescription anywhere across the country. However, there are many medications that cannot be prescribed online, including controlled substances.
Certain medications that are potentially addictive are considered “controlled”, and can only be prescribed by a provider who has met you in person first, as per the federal regulation, The Ryan Haight Act of 2008.
Doctors on IWTIW will discuss your health history and assess whether a refill is safe at this time or whether it would be necessary to see your primary care physician in person.
The decision to provide a refill is at the sole discretion of the doctor.
Be sure to share any information you have about your health history and condition that may help facilitate your refill, such as recent lab tests, blood pressure readings, etc.