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What is Emla Cream?

Emla Cream, also known as Numbing Cream is a top local anesthetic containing two active ingredients Lidocaine and Prilocaine. Its numbing effect on the skin makes it suitable for easing pain during minor health procedures like injections, vaccinations, or cosmetics procedures like tattoo removal.

How long does it take for Emla Cream to Work?

It remains effective for as long as 2 hours after application. The effectiveness of Emla cream depends on the dose, time, and area of application.

What are the side effects of Emla Cream?

Emla cream is relatively safe but possible side effects include severe redness of the skin, swelling, drowsiness after the cream is applied. In the event of severe reactions, consult your pharmacist.

Is Emla Cream the same as Lidocaine?

Lidocaine is an active ingredient of Emla cream just like Prilocaine.

Where to buy Emla Cream

You can buy Emla cream on Drugstore Nigeria, Nigeria’s largest Online Pharmacy. 

Emla Cream OTC

Emla Cream is sold over the counter (OTC) without any prescription from a medical practitioner. It is available on Drugstore Nigeria, an Online Pharmacy in Nigeria. 

Emla Cream for Babies

It can be used with caution for babies up to 3 months. Strictly adhere to the prescribed dosage by your pharmacist

Emla Cream Price

The price varies from pharmacy to pharmacy. It is available on, an online pharmacy in Nigeria.

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