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What is a migraine?
A migraine is a type of headache that is characterized by recurrent attacks of moderate to severe pain. The pain is often throbbing or pulsing, and it is usually accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light and sound.
Migraines usually affect one side of the head, but they can sometimes affect both sides. Migraines are the third most common type of headache, after tension headaches and cluster headaches.
They typically affect people between the ages of 15 and 55, and they are more common in women than in men. There is no cure for migraines, but there are many migraine treatments that can help to relieve the pain and other symptoms.
Migraine symptoms can vary from person to person. Some people have migraines with aura, while others have migraines without aura. Aura is a term used to describe certain neurological symptoms that occur before or during a migraine. These symptoms can include visual disturbances such as flashing lights or blind spots, and they can also affect your sense of smell, touch, or hearing.
Other migraine symptoms include:
- Pain that is throbbing or pulsing
- Increased sensitivity to light and sound
- Nausea and vomiting
- Loss of appetite
- Difficulty concentrating
If you experience any of these migraine symptoms, it is important to see a doctor so that they can diagnose and treat your condition.
There are many different factors that can trigger a migraine, and these triggers can vary from person to person. Some common migraine triggers include:
- Lack of sleep
- Bright lights
- Loud noises
- Strong smells
- Changes in weather
- Certain foods and drinks
If you are susceptible to migraines, it is important to try to avoid your triggers. However, this can sometimes be difficult, as some triggers (such as changes in weather) are out of your control.
Although there is no cure for migraines, there are several treatments that can help to reduce the frequency and severity of attacks.
There are two main types of medication used to treat migraines: abortive and preventive.
Abortive medications are designed to stop a migraine once it has started. These include over-the-counter pain relievers such as ibuprofen, as well as prescription medications such as triptans.
Preventive medications are taken on a regular basis to help reduce the frequency and intensity of migraines. These include anticonvulsants, beta-blockers, and Botox injections.
In some cases, lifestyle changes such as stress reduction and avoiding trigger foods can also help to prevent migraines.
How can DrHouse help you?
If you think you may be suffering from migraines, it is important to see a doctor so that they can accurately diagnose and treat your condition. However, making an appointment with a doctor can sometimes be difficult, especially if you have a busy schedule.
If you don’t have time to see a doctor in person, you can also consult with a doctor online. At DrHouse, our online doctors can help you diagnose and treat your migraines with ease. Our doctors can prescribe medication online, recommend lifestyle changes, and provide other treatment options that can help you find relief from your migraines.
To get started, simply create an account and start an on-demand visit with one of our virtual clinicians and get the treatment you need for your migraine online from the comfort of your home.
Content on the DrHouse website is written by our medical content team and reviewed by qualified MDs, PhDs, NPs, and PharmDs. We follow strict content creation guidelines to ensure accurate medical information. However, this content is for informational purposes only and not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. For more information read our medical disclaimer.
Always consult with your physician or other qualified health providers about medical concerns. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking it based on what you read on this website.
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Frequently asked questions
Can I Get a New Prescription or Refill an Existing One Through DrHouse?
Yes, you can get a new prescription or refill an existing one online through DrHouse. You just need to start a consultation with one of our licensed providers and they will be able to assess your needs and provide you with a prescription if necessary.
Please note that the final decision always rests with the doctor based on their professional judgment and your health needs.
What Medications Can't be Prescribed Online By DrHouse?
There are certain medications that cannot be prescribed online by DrHouse physicians due to safety reasons. These include controlled substances, such as opioids and other narcotics, as well as drugs with a high potential for abuse or dependence. DrHouse physicians also don’t prescribe Gabapentin, medical marijuana, muscle relaxants, and HRT medications.
How Do I Get an Online Prescription from DrHouse?
With DrHouse getting a new prescription or a refill for your current Rx is a straightforward and quick process. All you need to do is follow a few easy steps:
- Download the DrHouse telehealth app on your mobile device.
- Create an account by providing basic information and medical history.
- Start an on-demand virtual video consultation with one of our licensed physicians.
- Discuss your medical needs and concerns with one of our physicians.
- A doctor will review your medical history, symptoms, and current medications (if any) to determine if an online prescription is appropriate for you.
- If a physician approves, they will electronically send a new prescription or refill request to the pharmacy of your choice.
- Pick up your medication from the pharmacy.
DrHouse makes it easy for you to get an online prescription from the comfort of your own home. No more waiting in line at the doctor’s office or pharmacy, and no need to take time off work to see a doctor. Our telehealth platform allows you to access quality medical care from anywhere with an internet connection.
For more information about how our telehealth platform works visit our “How DrHouse Works” page.
What Will My Appointment for a New Prescription or Refill Look Like?
During your virtual consultation with a DrHouse physician, you will have the opportunity to discuss your medical needs and concerns.
The consultation will consist of a video call where a physician will assess your medical history and ask you questions about your symptoms and any other relevant information. This is to ensure that a physician has all the necessary information to make an informed decision about your prescription.
You can also ask any questions or clarify any doubts you may have about your condition or medication. Our physicians are happy to address any concerns you may have.
Once a physician has assessed your needs, they will determine if and what type of prescription is appropriate for you. If a new prescription or refill is approved, a doctor will send it electronically to your chosen pharmacy.
How Long Does It Get To Get a Prescription Online With DrHouse?
With our on-demand telehealth service, you have the opportunity to see the first available doctor in as little as 10 to 15 minutes. However, the exact consult time will depend on the complexity of your case and the thoroughness required by the healthcare provider to make an informed decision.
Is It Safe to Get an Online Prescription from DrHouse?
Absolutely, it is safe to get an online prescription from DrHouse. We are committed to ensuring the highest standards of patient safety and privacy.
All our providers are highly qualified US-based physicians and often affiliated with major hospitals. They are board-certified and from the top U.S. medical schools with an average of 20 years of experience.
We strictly adhere to HIPAA regulations, ensuring your personal and medical information is kept secure and confidential. Also, we comply with all applicable state and federal laws related to telehealth and the prescribing of medications.
Therefore, you can rest assured knowing that your safety and privacy are our top priorities when you use DrHouse’s services.
How Much Does DrHouse Cost?
DrHouse strives to provide accessible and affordable telehealth services. DrHouse urgent care, primary care, and specialist visits are $129 or your copay. This includes everything from your initial consultation through to the prescription of your medication.
The cost of a doctor’s visit may be covered fully by your insurance. A typical copay is around $25. We recommend checking with your insurance provider to understand the extent of your coverage for telehealth services.
To learn more about how much DrHouse costs, visit our pricing page
Does DrHouse Accept Insurance?
Yes, DrHouse accepts most major insurances, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, and Medicare. The extent of coverage may vary depending on your individual plan.
What Is DrHouse’s Prescription Refill Policy?
Our physicians are able to prescribe up to a 90-day prescription without labs for any previously prescribed medication if it’s medically appropriate and is not classified as a controlled substance.
DrHouse physicians also don’t prescribe Gabapentin, medical marijuana, muscle relaxants, and HRT medications.
DrHouse physicians use their medical judgment to determine whether to prescribe and the duration.
In certain cases, the prescription may be limited to 30 days or less. There also may be a 12-month cap for some prescriptions without labs. For medications requiring annual monitoring (such as blood work or imaging), the maximum prescription limit is 90 days within a year without labs.
DrHouse physicians can refer patients to labs for longer prescription periods or refills.