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Emla Allergy In Children
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Is there any contraindication to using emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream prior to an evlt procedure for a healthy patient with no allergy to the cream? Thanks!
No: But it won't do much for you and probably is not needed. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Yes: It works by being absorbed through the skin. ...Read more
No: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) not only would only be ineffective in relieving the pain but could harm you by absorbing into your body with toxicity. ...Read more
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Yes: It is otc. The cost is in the range of $25-35 for a 30 gram tube. ...Read more
Ask doctor: Ask your doctor. It's a prescription. That's the only way to get it legally in the U.S. ...Read more
It should: It numbs the skin and if you leave it on long enough one should not feel the needle. ...Read more
Pharmacy: By prescription onlyGet a more detailed answer ›
Good for some: I too find it most useful for starting ivs in kids. ...Read more
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 settings ...Read more
Moderately: It helps but takes quite a while to work. ...Read more
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 know is to try it. As long as you're not using gallons of it, every day, you should not be worried about a toxic dose. ...Read more
Lidocaine–Prilocaine: Lidocaine 2.5% – prilocaine 2.5%. If you ask your pharmacist for "emla cream" they can direct you. ...Read more
Yes: Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) can prevent or greatly reduce the pain for a needle injection. ...Read more
Yesf: For major dermal procedures it is often left on for 2 hours or longer. ...Read more
Anyone prescribed emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream before, and if so, are there any weird side effects?
Well tolerated: It is usually very well tolerated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Yes. It should have no appreciable affects on the baby in the doses used to start iv's. ...Read more
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hope it helps. ...Read more
Good?: It may hekp with pain of the iv. Frankly I think it is overkill. ...Read more
What is some information regarding the use of emla cream (lidocaine and prilocaine) for IV insertion during labour?
Works well,: Must be applied one hour priorGet a more detailed answer ›