Oxygen for personal use

Does a person need to have a prescription to buy oxygen for medical use at home?

  • Asked on Saturday, November 3, 2001 | 02:28 PM
    Les, Kathu.

A prescription is not needed to buy oxygen for personal use, though it is definitely recommended. You should see a hospital doctor for advice and to obtain a prescription. In Thailand, you may have to pay a deposit for the oxygen tank.

  • Answered on Saturday, November 3, 2001 | 02:28 PM
    Dr Anuroj Pharasirog, Phuket Inetrnational Hospital.
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