Emla Numbing Cream 5% - 5g (P) (N)

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Emla Numbing Cream 5g

EMLA Cream is an anaesthetic cream that can be used to numb areas of skin before injections or minor proceduresEMLA Numbing 5% Cream 5g is a reliable and effective topical anesthetic cream that provides temporary numbing relief for various skin procedures. With its active ingredients, lidocaine and prilocaine, this cream works by numbing the skin surface, reducing pain and discomfort during medical or cosmetic procedures.

Whether you're preparing for a minor surgical procedure, tattooing, or undergoing laser hair removal, EMLA Numbing Cream can help alleviate pain and make the experience more comfortable. Simply apply a thin layer of the cream to the targeted area and gently massage it in. Within approximately 60 minutes, you will experience temporary numbness, allowing you to undergo the procedure with minimal discomfort.

EMLA Numbing Cream is easy to use and suitable for both adults and children. The 5g tube is compact and travel-friendly, ensuring convenience wherever you go. Prior to use, please consult with your healthcare professional to determine the appropriate application method and dosage for your specific procedure.

Choose EMLA Numbing 5% Cream 5g for reliable numbing relief and a smoother experience during your next medical or cosmetic procedure.

EMLA Numbing Cream is used for: 

EMLA Cream contains two active substances called lidocaine and prilocaine. These belong to a group of medicines called local anaesthetics.

EMLA Cream works by numbing the surface of the skin for a short time. It is put on the skin before certain medical procedures. This helps to stop pain on the skin; however you may still have the feelings of pressure and touch.

Adults, Adolescents and Children

It can be used to numb the skin before:

  • Having a needle put in (for example, if you are having an injection or a blood test).
  • Minor skin operations. 

Adults and Adolescents - 

It can also be used:

  • To numb the genitals before:
    • Having an injection.
    • Medical procedures such as removal of warts. 

A doctor or nurse should apply EMLA Cream on the genitals.

Adults -

It can also be used to numb the skin before:

  • Cleansing or removal of damaged skin of leg ulcers. 

For other purposes than application to intact skin, the product should be used only upon recommendation of a doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

CategorySkin Care and Antiseptics, Infants and Babies
Manufacturer: ASPEN PHARMA

Local anaesthetic for topical use.


  • Lidocaine 2.5%w/w
  • Prilocaine 2.5%w/w

Adults and children over 1 year: approximately 2g of cream applied under an occlusive dressing for a minimum of 1 hour, maximum 5 hours. Infants aged 3-12 months: up to 2g of cream under an occlusive dressing for a minimum of 1 hour, maximum 4 hours. Full term newborn and infants up to 3 months: up to 1g of cream under an occlusive dressing for a maximum of 1 hour.

Pre-term infants: not recommended.

Where we can purchase Emla Numbing Cream in the UK? 

  • Local Pharmacies: Visit your nearest local pharmacy or chemist. Many pharmacies in the UK carry EMLA Cream, and you can purchase it over the counter. Check with the pharmacist to ensure they have the specific product and size you're looking for.
  • Online Retailers: Numerous online retailers offer EMLA Cream for purchase in the UK. You can search for reputable online pharmacies or retailers and place an order through their website. Make sure to choose a reliable and trusted source.