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A 16-year-old female asked:

can you go to the hospital to get a prescription and get medicine from the pharmacy at the age of 16?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Maybe: The various states and territories have specific rules for how old you must be to obtain prescriptions. These can also differ if they involve possible sexually transmitted disease and or birth control. ( many allow these to be prescribed to minors without parental knowledge or consent. I would check the local rules.A public health center may provide you with the info.

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Last updated Apr 14, 2016

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