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Silvadene cream over the counter

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Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
Pharmacology 40 years experience
RX only in the US: Silver sulfadiazine requires a prescription in the us (silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) or it's equivalents) and is not available over the counter. Gre... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
No: It is a prescription for infected burns. You need to see a physician in order to reduce the chance of scarring if you have a second or third degree b... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathleen Saradarian
Family Medicine 34 years experience
No: I don't know what you define as "small" or where the burn is. But, second degree burn means there is a blister. It can be treated by applying any ... Read More
Dr. Megan Jack
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Second degree burn: The biggest risk for 2nd degree burns are infection and scarring. Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) is by prescription only. You should apply an ointmen... Read More
Dr. Robert Dorsey
Wound care 36 years experience
Probably not: If the skin is intact there is no need to apply silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream. It is not over the counter. You can use regenecare to keep thin... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
Not in USA: Silver sulfadiazine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
No: See your doctor if your skin is infected. It could go to cellulitis if you ignore it. It is is usually used for burns and they can cause scarring.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry 38 years experience
Burns: This is a wonderful antiburn, antibiotic cream that stimulates granulation tissue to heal over burned areas, diabetic ulcers, common scrapes of the sk... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Block
Trauma Surgery 35 years experience
Pretty good: Silver sulfadiazine cream is a cornerstone of burn treatment. It revolutionized burn care. That being said, a good surgical team needs to follow your ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
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Flamazine: Silver sulfadiazine, a topical antibiotic, is known as flamazine (or sometimes SSD) in the UK.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Razor Bumps: Shave with an electric razor, which does not cut as closely to the skin as a traditional razor. If using a traditional razor, make sure that it is not... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olga Nilova
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream will not help on boils.