Frequently Asked Questions

What is a bridge prescription?

When an Amwell physician determines you need a change in medication, he or she may prescribe a “bridge prescription.” A bridge prescription is an order for a limited supply of medication – usually enough for 15 to 30 days – that will cover your needs until you can see your primary care physician and receive a physical examination to determine if the medication is right for you and if a longer-lasting supply is warranted.

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