From Ontario, New York, USA:
Do you have any idea when EMLA cream will be coming back on the market?
I have no information about when the maker of EMLA cream will begin selling it again to the general public. The manufacturer removed EMLA because it lacked child-resistant packaging, and indicated that it would be back at some point.
In the meantime, there are other numbing creams that you can get, such as ELA-Max, which is another topical anesthetic that works great for numbing the skin prior to inserting an infusion set. Your pharmacist can order Ela-MAX for you.
Original posting 19 May 2003
Posted to Other
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:44
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by Children With Diabetes, Inc, which is responsible for its contents.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2013. Comments and Feedback.