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best topical numbing cream

  Determining which is the best topical numbing cream   Since there are so many choices, how do you know which is the best topical numbing cream?   Some ways to know which is the best topical numbing cream include:   Efficacy Safety Speed of initial onset of action Packaging Cost per gram compared to others   Best Topical Numbing Cream – Efficacy (How it works)   In order for … Read more

Needle Phobia

Approximately 10% of the population has needle phobia, or an intense fear of needles and sharp objects.     Using topical anesthetics may reduce the pain and related anxiety caused by needle phobia     Introduction to Needle Phobia     Fear of needles is a “specific phobia.” The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV) lists a specific phobia as “marked and persistent fear that is excessive or unreasonable, cued by … Read more

skin numbing

    What is Skin Numbing?   Skin numbing is the process of reducing or eliminating sensations of pain, burn and itch felt on a localized external area of the body. There are many reasons why someone may choose to numb the skin. Some of the reasons include, among possible others:   reduce pain or itch from insect bites reduce pain, burn and itch from minor skin irritations and conditions … Read more

Buy Lidocaine Cream

    What is lidocaine cream?   Numbing or lidocaine cream is usually a product that contains one or more of the following: lidocaine, benzocaine, tetracaine and/or prilocaine or any combination thereof used to reduce sensations of pain on the skin. It is used for a variety reason   When searching how and where to buy lidocaine cream, it is important to keep some basic facts in mind:   Safety … Read more

BLT Topical Compounds

BLT Topical Compounds Topical anesthesia is needed for common procedures such as tattoo removal, hair removal, cannula insertion, veni-puncture, suturing, wound cleaning, injection administration, cosmetic and laser procedures, tattooing, etc. The ideal topical anesthetic can provide complete anesthesia following a simple pain-free application, not contain narcotics or controlled substances, and be safe to use. The most popular local anesthetics used include: BLT Topical Compounds, TAC Topical Compounds, TL Topical compounds, … Read more

Compounded topical anesthetics

      Practitioners are increasingly using compounded topical anesthetics in the field of dermatology. Application of topical anesthetics prior to performing dermatologic procedures has proven to decrease pain and discomfort associated with these procedures. Despite the prevalent use of compounded topical anesthetics, there are few standard guidelines regarding which products provide optimal and safest use. Adverse events are often correlated with improper application of compounded topical anesthetics. A few … Read more

Use Topical Numbing

    Many individuals and healthcare clinicians use topical numbing creams for a variety of reasons. Tattoo artists also use topical numbing products prior to tattoo and piercing procedures to reduce the pain from often very painful procedures.   Topical numbing creams and gels (also known as topical anesthetics) most often contain lidocaine, benzocaine, prilocaine or tetracaine. These active pharmaceutical ingredients (API’s) numb the skin by blocking neuronal transmissions of … Read more

Lidocaine Patch

  The first lidocaine patch to enter the healthcare market was the LIDODERM patch. LIDODERM (lidocaine patch 5%) is comprised of an adhesive material containing 5% lidocaine, which is applied to a non-woven polyester felt backing and covered with a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) film release liner. The release liner is removed prior to application to the skin. The size of the patch is 10 cm x 14 cm. Lidocaine is … Read more

Lidocaine Numbing Cream

Lidocaine numbing cream is commonly applied prior to many superficial aesthetic procedures, such as: laser, microneedle, IPL, RF, injections, fillers and others. Lidocaine numbing cream products are used to reduce or eliminate the pain caused by these procedures. The active pharmaceutical ingredient (API), lidocaine numbs the treatment area by blocking neuronal transmissions of pain going to the brain. Specifically, lidocaine and related anesthetics, such as benzocaine, tetracaine and prilocaine alter … Read more

Lidocaine Cream OTC

Lidocaine Cream can be purchased over the counter (OTC). Lidocaine cream OTC can be found in some pharmacies, but can also easily be purchased online from locations such as AMAZON.   Within the established regulatory monograph (FDA legal policy) for lidocaine cream Over the Counter (OTC), the maximum concentration allowed by the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) is 4% for use on human skin. Lidocaine cream OTC … Read more