EMLA

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EMLA

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

Eutectic mixture of local anesthetics, a drug combination for use on intact skin.
Mentioned in: Topical Anesthesia
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No significant difference in the rate of unsuccessful LP was found overall when a eutectic mixture of local anaesthetic (EMLA) was or was not used as a local anaesthetic cream for the LP.
With the advent of Eutectic Mixture of Local Anaesthetics (EMLA) cream, effective topical analgesia of intact skin is now claimed to be feasible without the need for subcutaneous injections or exposure to high concentrations of local anaesthetics.
A eutectic mixture of local anaesthetics (EMLA), which consists of 2.5% lidocaine and 2.5% prilocaine, is a topical analgesic that works by blocking pain transmission to the brain.
In the preoperative room, pulse rate and blood pressure were recorded and Eutectic mixture of local anaesthetics (EMLA) was applied at the dorsum of the hand to prevent pain from the insertion of intravenous cannula.
Transdermal Diclofenac Patch vs eutectic mixture of local anaesthetics for venous cannulation pain.
Anil Agrawal & Colleagues (10) compared the efficacy of transdermal diclofenac patch with eutectic mixture of local anaesthetics (EMLA) for venous cannulation pain.