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can I buy emla cream over the counter

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Karelis
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Lidocaine–Prilocaine: Lidocaine 2.5% – prilocaine 2.5%. If you ask your pharmacist for "emla cream" they can direct you.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
You can: By from "canada drugs" on line. https://www.canadadrugs.com/products/emla-cream hope it helps.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Kress
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Can't: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) is prescription. Your laser center must have a physician around somewhere, they have to get it for you.
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Dr. Julian Goldman
35 years experience Anesthesiology
Pharmacy: I believe that the topical anesthetic Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) is only available by prescription in the usa. With a prescription, you should ha ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
For what?: Elma is a topical local anesthetic that aids in reducing the pain of IV placement.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Ask doctor: Ask your doctor. It's a prescription. That's the only way to get it legally in the U.S.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Pharmacy: By prescription only
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Einar Ottestad
18 years experience Pain Management
Anesthetic: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) is a mixture of Lidocaine and prilocaine, two local anesthetics, used for skin anesthesia prior to procedures like IV ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Bankov
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Sorry,: i simply don't know - in my practice as anesthesiologist, this prescription medicine is only available to use in the in-hospital or surgicenter settin ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Moderately: It helps but takes quite a while to work.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Somewhat: It will depend upon the amount applied, how long you leave it on (at least 1 hr to get best results) and your body metabolizes it. The only way to kn ... Read More

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