Emla Topical
anaesthesia to help prevent pain

Emla Patch

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Over-the-counter topical
numbing patch

For use prior to the following procedures:

  • Needle insertions e.g. blood sampling
  • Vaccinations
  • Superficial surgical procedures
  • Split skin grafting (transplantation of skin)

Emla Cream

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Over-the-counter topical
numbing cream

For use prior to the following procedures:

  • Needle insertions 
    e.g. blood sampling
  • Vaccinations
  • Superficial surgical 
    procedures
  • Genital skin procedure 
    e.g. circumcision
  • Split skin grafting 
    (transplantation of skin)
  • Cleaning of leg ulcers
  • Minor superficial cosmetic procedure 
    e.g. hair removal, tattoo removal

Why Choose Emla?

Emla is a topical anaesthetic that numbs the skin before certain procedures.

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Emla patches

Patches can be used for common needle procedures and superficial skin surgery. Emla patches are available in packs of 2 or 20.

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Emla cream

Cream can be used for common needle procedures, superficial skin surgery and minor superficial cosmetic skin procedures. Emla cream is available in 5g tubes with dressing or 30g tubes.