• Make sure that the area of the skin to be numbed is clean and dry • Take hold of the aluminium flap at the corner of the patch and bend it backwards • Next, take hold of the corner of the beige-coloured patch layer • Pull the two layers apart, separating the adhesive surface from the protective liner • Making sure you do not touch the white round pad which contains Emla, apply patch to the intended area and press firmly around the edges • Time of application can be marked onto the corner of the patch taking care not to press the centre of the dressing. A ballpoint pen may be used for this purpose • Visit https: /www.emla.com.au/howtoapply/ for more info.
MAXIMUM DOSES Do not exceed the maximum recommended dose: Infants 0 up to 3 months - 1 patch Infants 3 up to 12 months - 2 patches Children 1 up to 12 years - 5 patches.
Emla Patch must be applied at least one hour before the start of the procedure. Do not exceed the maximum recommended dose. See pack insert for instructions.
Lidocaine (lignocaine) 25 mg/g and prilocaine 25 mg/g
If skin irritation occurs, stop use immediately and seek medical attention. For external use only, not to be taken. Do not exceed the recommended dose. Do not apply near eyes or on broken skin. Always read the label and follow the directions for use.