Can 13SICK give prescriptions?

Our doctors can provide prescriptions if clinically required however, for all routine prescriptions you will need to see your regular General Practitioner.

Who is 13SICK?

13SICK, National Home Doctor Service provides after-hours general practice care to patients in their homes, 365 days a year. Our doctors can assist patients in the event that their regular GP is not available, or where transport and mobility issue may prevent the patient from being able to access a health services.

What is a home physician?

Medical definitions for house physician n. A physician, especially an intern or a resident who cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the surgical and medical staff of a hospital. A physician employed by a hotel or another establishment. Slang. Emoji.

Can Home doctor give pain meds?

While some patients tend to think their sprain or strain is only minor, medical attention is required to exclude serious injury which may need advanced treatment. Examples of treatment your home doctor could advise include anti-inflammatory medication, rest, ice, or heat and pain-reliving medication.

Can home doctors prescribe antibiotics?

The home doctor will diagnose the problem and in severe cases provide treatment in the form of strong analgesia and antibiotics (if required).

Do home doctors have antibiotics?

What can my doctor prescribe me for pain?

Medicines to Treat Pain

  • Acetaminophen may help all types of pain, especially mild to moderate pain.
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) include aspirin, naproxen, and ibuprofen.
  • Narcotics (also called opioids) are used for moderate to severe pain and require a doctor’s prescription.

What medications can online doctors prescribe?

Below are some examples of medications your online doctor may prescribe:

  • Antibiotics.
  • Antidepressants (SSRIs)
  • Antihistamines.
  • Steroids.
  • Phosphodiesterase (PDE) inhibitors.