EMLA Cream 5%
EMLA Cream 5% contains lidocaine and prilocaine, which belong to a group of medicines called local anaesthetics. These are medicines that can numb an area of the body. EMLA Cream 5% is used to temporarily numb the surface of the skin. It is used for pain relief on the skin prior to procedures such as needle insertion and minor skin surgery in adults and children older than 1 year. Under the supervision of a medical professional, it may also be used to temporarily numb the genitals in adults priot to an injection or surgical treatment like removal of warts.