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Can general practitioners run drug tests for marijuana?

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Dr. Anthony Vertino
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

But they usually have to have a reason to do so.

In brief: Yes

But they usually have to have a reason to do so.
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Dr. Joel Feiner
Psychiatry
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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