Asthesia Cream 5gm
By UNICHEM LABORATORIES LTD
5g Cream in Tube
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Asthesia Cream 5gm Description
Asthesia Cream is a local anaesthetic. It produces a local anaesthetic effect when applied on the skin. It is used to numb the intact skin before needle insertion, surgical procedures, minor skin ope
rations and removal of warts and skin ulcers. It is a combination medicine containing prilocaine and lidocaine as active ingredients. It works by blocking the sensations on the skin for short time and hence numbs the skin. Asthesia Cream is meant only for external application and should be applied exactly as recommended by your doctor.
|Contains||Prilocaine(2.5 %) + Lidocaine / Lignocaine(2.5 %)|
|Side effects||Burning, itching, redness, swelling|
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Uses of Asthesia Cream 5gm
Asthesia Cream is used to produce local anaesthesia on intact skin before needle insertion or minor surgical procedures.
Contraindications of Asthesia Cream 5gm
- If you are allergic to Lidocaine, Prilocaine or any ingredient of Asthesia Cream.
- If you have experienced an allergy previously after application of local anaesthetics (similar preparations).
Side effects of Asthesia Cream 5gm
- Pale skin
Precautions and Warnings of Asthesia Cream 5gm
Can I apply Asthesia Cream during pregnancy?
If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using Asthesia Cream. It is unlikely that this cream will produce adverse effects on the foetus if used occasionally. Avoid using it on larger skin areas for a prolonged duration.
Can I apply Asthesia Cream while breastfeeding?
Components of Asthesia Cream can get absorbed through the skin and may pass into breast milk. However, the quantity is too less to affect the breastfed baby.
Can I drive if I have applied Asthesia Cream?
Asthesia Cream has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive if used as advised by a doctor or pharmacist.
Can I consume alcohol while using Asthesia Cream?
Asthesia Cream may not interact with alcohol. Consult your doctor if you drink too often.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You or your child have a problem with blood pigment levels called “methaemoglobinaemia”.
- You or your child has a rare inherited condition called "glucose6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency”. If you are not sure ask your doctor.
- You have any heart rhythm disorder and you are taking medicines for that.
- Do not use this cream on areas with skin rash, cuts, grazes or other open wounds (except leg ulcer).
- You or your child have an itchy skin condition called 'atopic dermatitis'.
- Avoid getting Asthesia Cream in your eyes, as it may cause irritation. If this cream gets in your eyes accidentally immediately rinse well with lukewarm water or salt.
Mode of Action of Asthesia Cream 5gm
How Does It Work?
Asthesia Cream works by the combined action of Prilocaine and Lidocaine. It produces anaesthesia by nerve blockage and hence reduces the spread of sensations locally and perception of pain for a short span of time....
Directions for Use of Asthesia Cream 5gm
- Use Asthesia Cream exactly as described by your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.
- For surgical procedures, it will be applied under medical supervision.
- If you are not sure how to apply and how much to apply, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
- Do not apply this cream unnecessarily on the skin or on broken or damaged skin.
- Do not use it near the nose, mouth, eyes, ear or near anus.
Interactions of Asthesia Cream 5gm
Interactions with other medicines
- Asthesia Cream should not be applied simultaneously with other medicines which are to be applied locally.
- Asthesia Cream can affect the way some medicines work or some medicines can affect the effectiveness of this cream, hence tell your doctor if you are taking or might take any other medicines or supplements. ...
- In particular, if you are already using some other local anaesthetic, certain anti-infectives, anti-epileptics, medicines to treat uneven heartbeats, stomach acid reducer etc.
Storage and disposal of Asthesia Cream 5gm
- Store Asthesia Cream below 30°C. Do not refrigerate or freeze.
- After opening it for the first time, use it within 6 months.
- Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Asthesia Cream 5gm
An overdose is unlikely to happen if it is used as recommended. If you have applied too much of Asthesia Cream wipe-off the excess medication. If you experience any undesirable symptoms after its application tell your doctor immediately....
Missed a Dose
Missing a dose does not have a significant effect as Asthesia Cream is to be used only when anaesthesia is desired.
Dr. Nikita Toshi
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is Asthesia Cream used for?
A: Asthesia Cream is used to produce anaesthesia (numbness) locally on intact skin nefore needle insertion or minor surgical procedures.
Q: Can I use Asthesia Cream for piles?
A: No, you should not apply this cream in the anal area.
Q: How does Asthesia Cream work?
A: Asthesia Cream produces anaesthesia by nerve blockage and hence reduces the spread of sensations locally and perception of pain for a short span of time.
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