eutectic mixture of local anaesthetic

eutectic mixture of local anaesthetic

; EMLA 2.5% lidocaine, 2.5% prilocaine in a cream base formulated to allow topical anaesthetic penetration, achieve mild skin anaesthesia and permit painless injection 30-60 minutes after application; it is less effective on plantar skin
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Transdermal Diclofenac Patch vs eutectic mixture of local anaesthetics for venous cannulation pain.
The application of eutectic mixture of local anaesthetics (EMLA) 5% lignocaine-prilocaine has been found to be safe even in neonates, but is generally recommended to be avoided in patients less than three months of age (13,14).