Frequently Asked Questions

Can a doctor on Amwell prescribe medication?

All doctors on Amwell can provide a prescription in accordance with state laws and when medically appropriate. Some states require a video visit. To find out if you can be prescribed medication via telephone call 1-844-SEE-DOCS. Please note that doctors on Amwell are not allowed to prescribe:

  • Controlled substances (narcotics, anxiety medications, ADHD medications
  • Muscle relaxants
  • Medications for erectile dysfunction
  • Any additional state specific controlled medications (additional pain medications, pseudoephedrine)

Check the Amwell availability map to see if your state allows prescriptions via telehealth.

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