What is PRILOX?
PRILOX contains two active substances called lignocaine (lidocaine) and prilocaine
It works by numbing the surface of the skin for a short time
What PRILOX is used for?
It can be used to numb the skin before
You are having an injection or a blood test
Minor skin operations
Talk to doctor
Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:
Are allergic to lignocaine (lidocaine) or prilocaine, other similar local anaesthetics or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Have an itchy skin condition called ?atopic dermatitis? or any other skin conditions
Tell your doctor if you or your child have recently used or been given any other topical medicines
Directions & For Use
Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or nurse have told you
PRILOX should be used on the genitals only by a doctor or nurse
When cream is used on leg ulcers, a doctor or nurse should supervise its use
Do not use PRILOX on the following areas
Cuts, grazes or wounds, excluding leg ulcers
Where there is a skin rash or eczema
In or near the eyes
Inside the nose, ear or mouth
In the back passage (anus)
On the genitals of children
If you use more PRILOX
If you use more PRILOX talk to your doctor straight away, even if you do not feel any symptoms
Keep this medicine out of reach of children
Store at room temperature (15-25?C)
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
cream works by temporarily numbing the skin and surrounding area. It should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
This medicine is for external use only. Make sure that the affected area is clean and dry before applying this medicine.
Apply a thin layer and rub it gently to form a layer of about 2-3mm.After that, apply an occlusive dressing to protect the area. Keep the dressing for a minimum of 2 hours before any scheduled treatment or surgery.
Avoid getting it into your eyes or mouth. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse thoroughly with water.
most common side effects
USES OF PRILOX
- Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area)
BENEFITS OF PRILOX
In Local anesthesia (Numb tissues in a specific area)
SIDE EFFECTS OF PRILOX CREAM
Common side effects of Prilox
- Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
HOW TO USE PRILOX CREAM
Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
HOW PRILOX CREAM WORKS
- cream must be applied over intact skin and cover with treated area with dressing.
- Do not apply it to broken or infected areas of skin, face, eyes or eyelids unless specifically instructed by your doctor.
- Wash your hands properly with soap before and after applying the medicine.
- Avoid contact with the eyes, mouth, nose or any mucous membrane and rinse thoroughly in case of accidental contact or seek medical help in case of ingestion.
It may cause minor burning, stinging, or irritation when applied. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
Q. What is Prilox used for?
cream is a combination of two local anesthetics, prilocaine and lidocaine. It is used to numb the surface of the intact skin before needle insertion or minor superficial surgical procedures.
In addition, when applied to genital mucosa (inner membrane of private parts) it provides numbness, thereby preventing any pain while instilling the injection.
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