Do I need a prescription in the US for silver nitrate

Patient

Q: Do I need a prescription in the US for silver nitrate sticks?

Doctor

A:   Thank you for writing to us.

Usually, a prescription is not needed to get silver nitrate sticks. If a prescription is asked for, I suggest that you see a Doctor to get one. The rule may vary state to state and thus I cannot comment for certain about the need of a prescription.

All the best.

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