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EMLA Cream, lidocaine, prilocaine, anaesthesia

EMLA Cream, lidocaine, prilocaine, anaesthesia

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EMLA Cream, lidocaine, prilocaine, anaesthesia, EMLA Cream 25 mg/g + 25 mg/g + 12 Tegaderm Pl. 5X5 g

Application Notes

Type of application?
Apply the medicine to the affected skin area(s). Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice on how to use the medicine. The medicine should only be used by or under the supervision of a healthcare professional on genitals or leg ulcers. The site(s) treated with the medicine are covered with an airtight bandage (except for procedures on the genital mucosa). Wash your hands thoroughly after use. Avoid accidental contact with eyes, broken skin and open skin (except for leg ulcers).

Duration of use?
The duration of application or exposure to the drug depends on the type of intervention. It should therefore be determined in consultation with your doctor.



EMLA Cream, lidocaine, prilocaine, anaesthesia overdose?


An overdose can, among other things, lead to reduced oxygen transport by red blood cells (methaemoglobinaemia), disorders of the nervous system such as convulsions and impaired consciousness and cardiovascular problems. If you suspect an overdose, contact a doctor immediately.

In general, pay attention to a conscientious dosage, especially for babies, small children and the elderly. If in doubt, ask your doctor or pharmacist about any effects or precautions.



A dosage EMLA Cream, lidocaine, prilocaine, anaesthesia prescribed by the doctor may deviate from the information on the package leaflet. 

Therefore, since the doctor adjusts them individually, you should use the medicine according to his instructions.
dosage
Since the dosage of the drug depends on various factors, it should be individually tailored to you by your doctor.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice.

For medicines: Read the leaflet on the risks and side effects and ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Offerer kohlpharma GmbH
pack size 5X5g
packing standard N2
dosage form cream
product name EMLA 25mg/g + 25mg/g

 

application EMLA Cream, lidocaine, prilocaine, anaesthesia areas

 

- Superficial anaesthesia, particularly in connection with:
- Superficial anesthesia before needle insertion
- Superficial anesthesia of the skin for minor operations
- Superficial anesthesia in the mucous membrane area of ​​the genitals
- Superficial anesthetic prior to cleaning the leg ulcer wound

For medicines: Read the leaflet on the risks and side effects and ask your doctor or pharmacist.

mode of action

How do the ingredients of the drug work?

The drug consists of a combination of the two active ingredients lidocaine and prilocaine, which belong to the group of local anaesthetics. The active ingredients suppress the transmission of stimuli in the nerves, making them insensitive to pain and itching and leading to a localized anaesthetic.

For medicines: Read the leaflet on the risks and side effects and ask your doctor or pharmacist.

EMLA Cream, lidocaine, prilocaine, anaesthesia composition

based on 1 g cream
25 mg lidocaine
25 mg prilocaine
+ Macrogol glycerol hydroxystearate
+ carbomer
+ Sodium hydroxide for pH adjustment
+ water, purified

For medicines: Read the leaflet on the risks and side effects and ask your doctor or pharmacist.

EMLA Cream, lidocaine, prilocaine, anaesthesia Contraindications

What speaks against an application?

Always:
- Hypersensitivity to the ingredients

Under certain circumstances - talk to your doctor or pharmacist about this:
- Hereditary enzyme disorder (glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency)
- Reduced oxygen transport of red blood cells (methaemoglobinaemia)
- Neurodermatitis

Which age group should be considered?
- Children and adolescents under the age of 18: In this age group, the drug should only be used in certain areas of application. Please ask your doctor or pharmacist, if you have questions regarding this topic.

What about pregnancy and lactation?
- Pregnancy: consult your doctor. Various considerations play a role in whether and how the drug can be used during pregnancy.
- Breast-feeding: According to current knowledge, there are no indications that the drug should not be used during breast-feeding.

If you have been prescribed the drug despite a contraindication, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. The therapeutic benefit can be higher than the risk that the use entails in the event of a contraindication.

For medicines: Read the leaflet on the risks and side effects and ask your doctor or pharmacist.

side effects

What adverse effects may occur?

- Application site pain
- Application site itching
- Application site reddening
- Application site water retention - Application site
warmth
- Application site light skin color
- Application site irritation - Application
site skin irritation
- Decreased oxygen transport of red blood cells (methaemoglobinaemia)
- Hypersensitivity
- Irritation of the cornea
- small to large patches of skin damage (skin lesion), especially after prolonged treatment of children with neurodermatitis or molluscs

If you notice any discomfort or changes during treatment, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

For the information at this point, side effects are primarily taken into account that occur in at least one in 1,000 patients treated.

For medicines: Read the leaflet on the risks and side effects and ask your doctor or pharmacist.

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