Emlap Gel 30G
DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES
LIDOCAINE-2.5%W/W + PRILOCAINE-2.5%W/W
Emlap Gel 30G belongs to the class of local anaesthetics known as 'numbing medication' used to produce local numbness (anaesthesia) on skin before surgical procedure or injections. Pain is a symptom triggered by the nervous system, which causes uncomfortable sensations in the body. Pain may be dull or sharp, it might be constant or intermittent. The tolerance level of pain might vary from person to person.
Emlap Gel 30G is a combination of amide-type local anaesthetics: Lidocaine and Prilocaine. Emlap Gel 30G blocks the influx (entry) of sodium ions into the membrane that surrounds the nerves, thereby preventing initiation and conduction of impulses. Hence, it gives an anaesthetic effect and helps decrease the sensation of pain.
Use Emlap Gel 30G as suggested by your doctor. Do not apply it to broken, irritated skin or open wounds unless directed by your doctor. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as reactions at the application site (burning, itching, redness and irritation). Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.
Before using Emlap Gel 30G, tell your doctor about your medical history, especially if you have broken skin/infection in the area where Emlap Gel 30G to be applied, heart disease, liver disease, a certain blood disorder (methemoglobinemia). Inform your doctor before using Emlap Gel 30G if you plan to get pregnant, are pregnant or breastfeeding. If Emlap Gel 30G comes in contact with eyes, nose, mouth, rectum, or vagina rinse with water immediately. Do not apply Emlap Gel 30G on the swollen skin areas or deep puncture wounds. Inform your doctor about your health condition and medications before using Emlap Gel 30G to rule out any side-effects.
Pain (during surgical procedure and injections)
Emlap Gel 30G is a combination of amide-type local anaesthetics, namely: Lidocaine and Prilocaine. Emlap Gel 30G is used to produce local numbness (anaesthesia). It is used to numb the normal, unbroken skin or on the outer genital area to prevent pain before surgical procedures such as inserting a needle, skin grafts or skin laser surgery. Emlap Gel 30G works by blocking the transmission of the nerve signals in the body, thereby helps in decreasing the sensation of pain.
Use the recommended dose of Emlap Gel 30G to numb the skin. Do not exceed the dose and duration and don't cover treated skin areas with a bandage without the doctor's advice. In some cases, Emlap Gel 30G can cause fatal side effects such as uneven heartbeats, seizure (convulsions), coma, slowed breathing or respiratory failure (breathing stops), if too much of the medicine is absorbed through the skin. Consult your doctor before using Emlap Gel 30G if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, your doctor will prescribe you Emlap Gel 30G only if the benefits outweigh the risks. Emlap Gel 30G causes drowsiness, so drive with caution. Avoid consuming alcohol along with Emlap Gel 30G as it could lead to increased drowsiness. Emlap Gel 30G may not be suitable for people with a blood disorder, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency, kidney or liver problems. Inform your doctor about your health condition and medications before using Emlap Gel 30G to rule out any side-effects.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Emlap Gel 30G may have interaction with antimalarial drugs (chloroquine, quinine), medicines used to treat seizures (fits) (phenobarbital, phenytoin, primaquine), heart rhythm and blood pressure-lowering medication (amiodarone, dofetilide, dronedarone, mexiletine, sotalol, tocainide, nitroprusside, nitroglycerin, isosorbide), antibiotics (nitrofurantoin).
Drug-Food Interaction: Avoid consuming alcohol along with Emlap Gel 30G as it could lead to increased drowsiness.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Emlap Gel 30G may interact with a blood disorder, heart dysfunction, liver problems and kidney dysfunction.
You are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption while using Emlap Gel 30G. Alcohol intake, along with Emlap Gel 30G, may cause increased drowsiness.
Emlap Gel 30G is pregnancy category B drug. If a lady is pregnant then they can use the medicine only after the doctor's recommendation. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this, your doctor will prescribe you Emlap Gel 30G only if the benefits outweigh the risks.
Emlap Gel 30G can be only be used in breastfeeding mothers after the doctor's suggestion.
Emlap Gel 30G may cause drowsiness, do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel drowsy.
Emlap Gel 30G should be used with caution in patients with liver impairment/liver disease. Dose adjustment may be needed. Please consult your doctor if you have a liver impairment or any concerns regarding this.
Emlap Gel 30G is safe if prescribed to the doctor in patients with serious kidney disease. Please ask your doctor and tell them about all of your liver problems.
Emlap Gel 30G is to be used on children only when prescribed by the doctor.
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Expires on or after - Sep-23
Pain is a symptom triggered by the nervous system, causing uncomfortable sensations in the body. Pain may be dull or sharp, it might be constant or intermittent. The tolerance level of pain might vary from person to person. Pain can be generalized (overall body aches) or localized (affecting a specific area of the body). Pain can be considered a good thing as it helps us know that something is wrong in the body and thereby helps diagnose the condition. The common causes of pain include headache, muscle strain, cramps, cuts, bone fractures, arthritis, stomach ache, etc.
Emlap Gel 30G contains Lidocaine and Prilocaine. Together, Emlap Gel 30G works by blocking pain signals from the nerves to brain. Thus, decreases the sensation of pain.
You are recommended to cover the treated area of skin with bandages or dressings only if advised by your doctor as your body might absorb more amount of Emlap Gel 30G if covered.
Do not use Emlap Gel 30G after expiry. Expiry refers to the last date that the manufacturer guarantees the full potency and safety of the drug. Check the expiry date from time-to-time and properly discard Emlap Gel 30G after expiry or return it to your pharmacist for proper disposal.
Be careful and check no injury occurs at the numb area as you will not feel the pain but still it will hurt you the most after the action of Emlap Gel 30G will end.
A person of age 65 or older should use Emlap Gel 30G with caution, as directed by the doctor as the chances of occurrence of side effects increase in older people.
Emlap Gel 30G
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