Emla Cream Topical Anesthetic
Topical Anesthetic for Dermal Analgesia
(lidocaine/prilocaine) 2.5/2.5% is a patch that contains 2 amide-type
anesthetics for numbing a small area, lidocaine and prilocaine.
Emla Cream (lidocaine/prilocaine) 2.5/2.5% is used on normal, unbroken skin to prevent pain before certain procedures such as inserting a needle for injections or drawing blood. It is also used before certain vaccinations (measles/mumps/rubella-MMR, diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus/poliovirus-DPTP, H. influenzae b, hepatitis B). It works by temporarily numbing the skin and surrounding area.
Emla Cream (lidocaine/prilocaine) 2.5/2.5% should not be used in premature infants (infants born before 37 weeks of pregnancy).
Product code: 62064100078