Content - Volume 60, Issue 6
A eutectic mixture of lidocaine and prilocaine in a water emulsion cream base produces effective superficial dermal analgesia when applied under occlusive dressing for 60 minutes. On the genitals, lips and oral mucosa, the application time can be reduced. The cream was found to be an effective alternative to conventional infiltration anesthesia for dermabrasion and superficial surgical procedures. ...