Asked by: Francoise Madrigal
asked in category: General Last Updated: 31st May, 2020

Do you need a prescription for iontophoresis?

Iontophoresis can be used in physical therapy for the local delivery of anesthetics (such as lidocaine), cortisteroids, anti-inflammatory drugs. Many states require that your PT obtain a prescription from your doctor before administering the medication into your body via iontophoresis.

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Similarly one may ask, how much does iontophoresis treatment cost?

Iontophoresis Costs One iontophoresis session in a doctor's office will run you approximately $150. Prescription iontophoresis devices cost around $500-950 to purchase. You can also rent an iontophoresis device for $100-150 per month. The cost varies depending on the power source, size and strength of the machine.

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Likewise, people ask, how long does iontophoresis treatment last?

Most iontophoresis sessions for hyperhidrosis last 25 to 45 minutes. However, you'll likely need more than one session to notice a change in your symptoms. Some people with hyperhidrosis require treatments on a regular basis. Your doctor will schedule a series of sessions based on your symptoms.

Is iontophoresis covered by insurance?

Since iontophoresis is recognized as medical therapy for the treatment and control of hyperhidrosis, some health insurance companies may cover a portion of the costs. Patients typically purchase an iontophoresis device and then obtain a reimbursement directly from the insurance company.

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