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Birth control question. Please help. I get pills from back in india. Can I see doctor in us for refill ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Refills

You can certainly schedule a doctor visit & arrange to have something comparable prescribed by a local physician.
In the US, it is considered inappropriate to "refill" another doctors prescription without doing a face to face history, exam and establishing a treatment chart. Docs face disciplinary action and can loose their license if they do.

In brief: Refills

You can certainly schedule a doctor visit & arrange to have something comparable prescribed by a local physician.
In the US, it is considered inappropriate to "refill" another doctors prescription without doing a face to face history, exam and establishing a treatment chart. Docs face disciplinary action and can loose their license if they do.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Joel Pranikoff
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Most physicians will not automatically refill a prescription without having the opportunity to establish a patient/physician relationship first.
Make an appointment. The prescription you receive may be similar to but different than the pill you are getting from india.

In brief: Yes

Most physicians will not automatically refill a prescription without having the opportunity to establish a patient/physician relationship first.
Make an appointment. The prescription you receive may be similar to but different than the pill you are getting from india.
Dr. Joel Pranikoff
Dr. Joel Pranikoff
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