A male asked:
can doctors prescribe meds online and also take insurance online severe pain in lower back< muscle weakness, numbing of the leg.sciatica symptoms
2 doctor answers
Dr. Joseph Weiner answered
41 years experience Psychiatry
No: A doctor needs to see you to examine you in person before any medication can be prescribed. Hope this answer helps.
Answered on Dec 29, 2016
Dr. Qamar Khan answered
16 years experience Pain Management
No: Typically you need a face to face evaluation and determination regarding your issues. Controlled substances can only be hand signed at this time. Non-controlled substances/medications can be called into your pharmacy, but I recommend seeing a doctor to determine what is best for you.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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