A 41-year-old member asked:
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could you buy lidocaine gel/cream over the counter?

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Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: Many over the counter topical analgesics and pain ointments have a low dose of lidocane, novacaine or prilocaine.
Answered on Aug 15, 2019
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
The prescriptions will be more effective
May 24, 2014

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You can: By from "canada drugs" on line. https://www.canadadrugs.com/products/emla-cream hope it helps.
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