A 41-year-old member asked:
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need help with emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) fast?

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Dr. Einar Ottestad
18 years experience Pain Management
What is question?: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) is a combination anesthetic cream that is designed to numb the skin prior to an IV placement or an injection.
Answered on Apr 15, 2016
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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 start or injections.
Answered on Jun 26, 2014
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
What is ?: What help do you need?
Answered on May 13, 2012
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Works ok: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) is helpful on some situations. It takes a whole to work.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Lidocaine: This is a topical anesthetic that normally is used to numb up the skin prior to a procedure. Or injection. Often used in children who may need to hav ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
EMLA (lidocaine and prilocaine): Too much of anything is not good. There is a possibility of toxicity depending on the mount you used and the total area of aplication.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Yes: It is otc. The cost is in the range of $25-35 for a 30 gram tube.
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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 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.

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