Did you know that 1 in 5 adults are afraid of needles?1 Even though the fear is real, the pain doesn’t have to be.
emla® is a numbing cream for the skin that you can buy without a prescription at your local pharmacy. Use it before getting a needle injection or having blood drawn, for minor dermatology procedures, or for vaccinations*.
Why endure pain when you can emla® it?
Choose which form of emla® works best for you and your family.
The emla® Patch makes it easy to apply emla® before vaccinations, needles, or having blood drawn.
The numbing effect of the emla® patch starts working about 1 hour after it’s applied.
emla® Cream is a more versatile option that allows for application over larger surface areas. Perfect for minor dermatology procedures, or before getting a needle injection.
The numbing effect of emla® cream starts working about 1 hour after it’s applied.
* Consult the Patient Medication Information leaflet for approved vaccine-use with emla® .