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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Interesting: Not typical use of Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream. I am not sure the makers had waxing in mind when they got fda approval. Doc who prescribes ... Read More
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream: It's important to follow steps. It's applied under an occlusive dressing for at least one hour before the procedure. Read this www.Emla.Co.Uk/emla-cre ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Safe if you can affo: Yes, safe. A few people may become allergic.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Just saw a video: Of someone who used it. They didn't feel any pain. I can't say i could recommend it, but looked like it worked fine.
Dr. Stefan Hariskov
15 years experience Anesthesiology
Thanks for asking!: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream applied over large surfaces can cause toxicity. It should be reserved for small areas of the skin.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
29 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
17 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
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Pharmacy: By prescription only
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Einar Ottestad
19 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
37 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
27 years experience Pain Management
Moderately: It helps but takes quite a while to work.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
39 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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