Product code: 0391243
EMLA Cream 5% - Lidocaine 2.5% and Prilocaine 2.5% - Cream for topical anaesthesia. Emla is licensed in the UK as numbing cream for more than 20 years for cosmetic or medical needle and laser procedures.
It can be used for:
Emla cream contains two medicines called Lidocaine and Prilocaine. These belong to a group of medicines called local anaesthetics. Emla works by numbing the surface of the skin for a short time, helping to stop pain felt on the skin.
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Directions for Use:
Always use Emla cream exactly as your doctor, pharmacist or nurse has told you.
Squeeze the cream into a mound where it is needed. Do not rub in. Use a Tegaderm Dressing. Apply dressing and leave for at least 60 minutes. Your doctor/nurse will remove the dressing and cream before they do the medical procedure.
Use on the skin before having a needle inserted: 2g applied 1-5 hours under a dressing.
Use on the skin before procedures on larger areas: 2g/10 square centimetres in size, applied 2-5 hours under a dressing. The cream can also be used on babies and children, please refer to leaflet for directions.
Do not use Emla cream on the following areas - Cuts, grazes or wounds (except to clean the wound or to remove damaged skin).
Where there is a skin rash or eczema.
In or near the eyes.
Inside the nose ear or mouth. In the back passage.
On the genitals of children.
Lidocaine, Prilocaine, Polyoxyethylene Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Carbomber 974P, Sodium hydroxide and Purified Water.