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EMLA

(ĕm′lə)
A trademark for a drug combination of lidocaine and prilocaine.

EMLA

Eutechtic mixture of local anesthetics Pain medicine A formulated local anesthetic–2.5% lidocaine, and eutectic mixture of 2.5% prilocaine, effective when applied in a thick coat covered with an occlusive plastic wrap

EMLA

Eutectic mixture of local anesthetics, a drug combination for use on intact skin.
Mentioned in: Topical Anesthesia

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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Whereas, M R Nott & J L Peacock (8) (1990) showed that EMLA cream had significantly less pain score after 5 minutes of EMLA cream application.
EMLA application was limited to children requiring needle puncture of intact skin for phlebotomy procedures.
In this study, analgesics were most commonly used during ocular examinations and the insertion of chest tubes; opioids were used during insertion/removal of chest tubes and lumbar puncture procedures; and EMLA creme was used during removal of sticking plaster, lumbar punctures and venous procedures.
Use of the topical anaesthetic EMLA could add $20 to the cost of the immunisation and may not be feasible to use in a busy clinic, due to the minimum application period of 60 minutes.
However, because EMLA contains prilocaine, it lacks FDA approval for treating PE patients and is usually prescribed off-label," Dr.
En una tercera etapa y con el fin de estudiar las caracteristicas psicometricas de este instrumento, se aplico una version papel del EMLA a 270 estudiantes universitarios voluntarios, en grupos pequenos.
If intravenous induction is chosen, EMLA 5% cream (lidocaine and prilocaine) should be used one hour pre-induction and covered.
Using EMLA 30 min prior to the procedure for a sub-areolar mass or a ductogram makes the process easier for yourself and the patient.
If you're really afraid of the pain, ask your doctor to prescribe EMLA [a cream that numbs the surface of your skin] to apply before you hit the salon," Megan says.
For needle phobics with the tendency to the vasovagal reflex reaction or with hypersensitivity to pain, Emanuelson recommends Eutectic Mixture of Local Anesthetics or EMLA cream (a prescription topical anesthetic cream).