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I have my syster in law who is visiting as in the usa. She

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I have my syster in law who is visiting as in the usa. She forgot to bring her back up birth control pills and we are trying to see if she can get an Rx for birth control pills here with the same drug as the ones she takes. The birth control pills that she is currently taking has the following drugs listed: nomegestrol acetato 2.5mg-estradiol 1.5mg.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Hi. Can't she see a doctor at a walk-in clinic?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
They want to charge us $ 200 just for the visit. So We went to the mini clinic at cvs but they do not prescribe birth control.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Well unfortunately we don't give prescriptions here and to do so would constitute malpractice and jeopardize a doctor's license since it would be for a person he had never seen in his office.
I do have other suggestions if you'd like to continue
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
There are much less expensive ways than that walk-in clinic.
One would be the local Health Department and the other would be a WalMart medical clinic.
She just needs to check other places out.

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