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Can nurse midwives write prescriptions?

Can nurse midwives write prescriptions?

Nurse midwives: Most nurse midwives can write prescriptions, but it depends upon the state regulations. ...Read more

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Can nurse practioners (aarn's) prescribe medication?

Can nurse practioners (aarn's) prescribe medication?

State by state: In many states, nurse practitioners can diagnose and prescribe appropriate medication treatments, some with physician supervision, some without. In other states, they can't. ...Read more

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Can nurse practitioners prescribe medications?

Can nurse practitioners prescribe medications?

Yes: Np's may prescribe medication, with some limitations that may be related to state regulations. These usually relate to controlled substances such as narcotics. ...Read more

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Can pharmacists dispense medical advice or just information?

Can pharmacists dispense medical advice or just information?

Yes they can..: Pharmacists may provide medical advice related to drug administration, side effects, interactions ...Read more

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Can general practitioners write prescriptions for antidepressants?

Can general practitioners write prescriptions for antidepressants?

They are able to.: General practitioners are able to write prescriptions for antidepressants but in my experience, g.P.'s are not always aware of the nuances of side effects, interactions with other meds, different kinds of antidepressants, detailed educational information for you and family. Do they have access to a psychiatrist for consultation? If they have experience with these meds and the condition, fine. ...Read more

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Medication reaction - pharmacy reimbursement?

Medication reaction - pharmacy reimbursement?

Usually not: Every medication (and pretty much everything in life) has potential benefits & potential risks. Doctors do our best to select meds which will do more good than harm, but every body responds differently & we can't always predict. Pharmacy's job is to dispense what the doctor prescribed & answer your questions. If they did that, they probably won't reimburse for a med you had trouble taking. ...Read more

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Do doctors prescribe dronabinol?

Do doctors prescribe dronabinol?

Some: Dronabinol is used for a variety of reasons - some for chronic pain, some for nausea, etc. It depends on the patient and the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can doctors of nursing practice prescribe medications?

Nurse practitioners: Nurse practitioners and physician assistants can prescribe in many states under the "'umbrella" of a physician . Check with your individual state regulations. ...Read more

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Do doctors prefer to work with nurse practitioners or physician assistants?

Do doctors prefer to work with nurse practitioners or physician assistants?

Both: It doesn't matter. What matters is the person's skills, knowledge, personality, bedside manner, and teamwork. ...Read more

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Please answer! what pharmacies sell generic viagra (sildenafil)?

Please answer! what pharmacies sell generic viagra (sildenafil)?

Viagra (sildenafil): Is still under patent, there is no legal generic. ...Read more

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Do licensed clinical social workers prescribe med?

No: The only people legally permitted to prescribe meds are doctors and, depending on the state, nps & pas. ...Read more

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Do u.S doctors prescribe autrin 600 vitamin suplement..?

Do  u.S  doctors prescribe autrin 600  vitamin suplement..?

No, but similar vits: Autrin 600 is iron in the form of ferrous fumarate with vit c, e, B12 and folic acid. I had never heard of it. It looks like it is sold in mexico and other countries but not the us. However, many similar products are available in the us. I did some research and found one that is roughly equivalent called integra plus. See http://www.Uspco.Com/integraplus/. ...Read more

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Are psychiatrist legally allowed to prescribe flexerill?

Are psychiatrist legally allowed to prescribe flexerill?

Prescribers: Psychiatrists are usually licensed physicians (MDs)who may prescribe all the usual medications a physician can and does prescribe. Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is among them and may be used to control side effects of other medications being used for treatment of his patients. ...Read more

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Do doctors have to keep colleagues drug use confidential?

That depends on: the context. If we notice red flags within the workplace that suggest that one of our colleagues suffers from a significant impairment - many medical providers would consider it an ethical obligation to address the situation or report it. My response is from the perspective of being a coworker (not being the medical provider to an impaired physician). ...Read more

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Prescription written for 250mg Chloroquine, med given from pharmacy, ChlorproPAMIDE 250mg. Are these the same?

Prescription written for 250mg Chloroquine, med given from pharmacy, ChlorproPAMIDE  250mg. Are these the same?

Not even close: Hi. Nope, chloroquine and chlorpropamide are not in the same category of drugs, and are for completely different indications. Either the doc or the pharmacist screwed up BIG TIME. Are you diabetic or are you trying to prevent malaria...aw heck, what's the difference??? Good luck! ...Read more

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Do healthtap doctors prescribe erectile dysfunction medication?

Do healthtap doctors prescribe erectile dysfunction medication?

Yes but will not: as it is unethical even illegal to Rx any medication with out examination . Support team will help you to get a physician for you near you. ...Read more