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Could they use lidocaine cream instead of the shot before a iv?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

A better agent would be the use of Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream one hour before the IV is inserted.
Ask them if they have it.

In brief: Yes

A better agent would be the use of Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) cream one hour before the IV is inserted.
Ask them if they have it.
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
Dr. Anthony Pollizzi
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