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Emla Cream - 5g

Emla Cream - 5g

Code: 567664


£103.00 per 100g

Beautycard Points: 5 points

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Product Information

Emla Cream - 5g

Emla Cream is a topical application used to numb the skin prior to minor or major dermatological procedures such as needle or catheter insertions, removal of warts, blood sampling, skin grafting, and laser hair removal to name a few. It can be used in adults, elderly, neonates and infants.

This is a Pharmacy Medicine item. We will ask you to complete a questionnaire to ensure this is appropriate for you which our pharmacist will check.


EMLA Cream 5% is a white soft cream.

Warnings or Restrictions

•For topical use only.
•Check with your doctor before using EMLA Cream if: you or your child are anaemic, you or your child have a rare inherited illness called ‘glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency’, you have a ‘methaemoglobinaemia’. This is because the cream may need to be put on the skin for a shorter time, your child is a pre-term new-born infant or your child is younger than 12 months and is being treated at the same time with other medicines that affect blood pigment levels ‘methaemoglobinaemia’.
•Do not get EMLA Cream in your eyes. If you get EMLA Cream in your eye by mistake, rinse your eye well with lukewarm water or salt (sodium chloride) solution.
•If EMLA Cream is accidentally swallowed, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse straight away.

•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor before using this medicine if you are currently pregnant, likely to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor if you are currently taking any other medicines as this may cause an interaction.
•If you think you may be allergic to any of the ingredients contained in this medicine, please seek medical advice before taking.
•If you have any questions after you have bought this medication, please speak to your pharmacist.

Product Specification


Active ingredients: 25 mg of lidocaine and 25 mg of prilocaine.

Other ingredients: polyoxyethylene hydrogenated castor oil, Carbomer 974P, sodium hydroxide and purified water.


Size (5) Unit (G) Height (7.5) Width (12.5) Depth (3)

How to Use

Product Uses

The amount of Emla cream you should apply is specific to the indication it is being used for. Therefore, please follow the appropriate instructions stated in the leaflet or use as instructed by your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.