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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Limited: Psychiatric medications, controlled substances by the FDA and life style medications can not be prescribed by health care doctor according to the inst ... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Ethically - no: The old adage -- a doctor who treats themselves have a fool for a patient....Ethically, another physician should provide medical care for ill physicia ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Nurse practitioners: Nurse practitioners and physician assistants can prescribe in many states under the "'umbrella" of a physician . Check with your individual state regu ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
No license: Most likely because the doctor is not licensed in Australia. Now if you come to the us in a licensed state then this is fine
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Why are you : hesitant? If you have questions to ask about indications, mechanism of action, possible side effects or target symptoms you can ask the prescribing ph ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Clinical trials: The regimen of chemotherapy we use today is evidence based medicine- from clinical trials that we have conducted in different type of cancers. Nowaday ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
see details: To treat inflammatory diseases.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Tripp
14 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: They may evaluate other causes of depressive or anxiety like symptoms, such as thyroid function, blood and iron for anemia, B12 deficiency, testostero ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Barnhart
47 years experience Psychiatry
You can ask: Rohypnol is not legally available for prescription in the United States. So you can ask, but the answer will be no. The drug is used in other countrie ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Urine screen: every patient is screened on the first visit to see if there are medications or illicit items in the urine. Medication may or may not be written
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
29 years experience Psychiatry
Do No Harm: Physicians take an oath to first of all do not harm. Doctors withhold treatments only if the treatment might harm the patient. Physicians use their ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Many reasons: It only works as long as you take it, doesn't teach proper eating and exercise habits, is a controlled substance, has potential major toxicity, can be ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes: In the U.S. If i recall correctly family physicians actually prescribe more antidepressants than specialists. This may not be bad since most patients ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Caution: Sometimes some doctors are not sure if there is inflammation or infection or both. Main thing is; if viral, don't give abx, if infection don't give pr ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emmett Miller
53 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Yes, when indicated, medications such as antidepressants, antianxiety agents, mood stabilizers, and stimulants (as in the treatment of adhd) are used ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
HT: hi, no
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Antacid pros & cons: Many antacids work by neutralizing acid in your stomach. Some contain simethicone that helps break up gas bubbles in your stomach. One floats on top ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sometimes people: see a psychiatrist to prescribe psychiatric medications. However, please discuss this with your physician. It is very important to keep your provider ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
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Medications: it is your personal information and you are not legally bound to provide that information if you don't want to. Some times there may be issues around ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Anti-emetics: or specific medications to address the underlying problem. I personally use ginger for nausea.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Gyne exam: In sexually active, or previously sexually active women, gynecologists will usually perform a pelvic exam with PAP smear. Virginal women are usually s ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Anytime you: have concerns about a medication - research it. Your pharmacist is a rich source of information. It is also amazing how much info you can get on line ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wachs
25 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Find an alternative: This can make treatment difficult, but luckily there are usually alternative treatments available. Also there are some medication allergies that a boa ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Makowiec
26 years experience Hand Surgery
Ask your doctor: Some of this depends on your cause of osteoporosis and your doctor can assist in determinign the cause. Once the cause is determined there are a vari ... Read More

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