eutectic mixture


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eutectic mixture

A mixture of two or more substances that has a melting point lower than that of any of its constituents.
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An Eutectic Mixture of Local Anesthetics (EMLA) cream is one of these anesthetics, since its introduction has been found to be an effective topical anesthetic agent (3, 5-7, 10).
Use of eutectic mixture of local anesthetics in children.
Reduction of pain at venous cannulation in children with a eutectic mixture of lidocaine and prilocaine (EMLA cream): comparison with placebo cream and no local premedication.
The classic product is Diphyl(R), a eutectic mixture of biphenyl and diphenyloxide, which has been in use ever since it was patented in
EMLA, an acronym for Eutectic Mixture of Local Anesthetics, combines two well-known anesthetics developed by Astra, lidocaine and prilocaine, in an oil and water emulsion that allows high concentrations of both anesthetics to reach nerve endings directly through intact skin.
Molten halide salts, such as magnesium chloride and eutectic mixtures thereof, promote contact and ion exchange with carbon sources.