Types of Medications That Most Likely Will Not Be Prescribed at Urgent Care
While there are many types of medications that can be prescribed at an urgent care clinic, there are certain medications that are often not prescribed by urgent care doctors.
Prescription Refills: If a patient forgot to get a refill from his or her doctor at the last visit, and the patient’s refills are all out, it is unlikely he or she will be able to obtain a refill at an urgent care. Most of the time urgent care doctors will not approve of the prescription refill request, because chronic conditions that require long-term medications are best monitored by a primary physician, who will be monitoring the patient through the medication treatment, and can help with lifestyle changes due to the condition.
If the patient does not have a primary care physician, an urgent care doctor would be able to provide a referral to go see one so that the patient can make a long-term relationship with a doctor who could monitor the condition and medications. Continue Reading