This medication contains a topical anesthetic. Typically, it is used to relieve pain. Its effects can be felt within a few minutes.
This medication is to be applied on the skin. To use:
Wash your hands after applying the medication - unless, obviously, you applied the medication on your hands!
Do not let this product come in contact with your eyes.
Generally, this medication is used only as needed. Important: Follow the instructions on the label. Do not use more of this product, or more often, than prescribed.
In addition to its desired action, this medication may cause some side effects, notably:
Each person may react differently to a treatment. If you think this medication may be causing side effects (including those described here, or others), talk to your doctor or pharmacist. He or she can help you to determine whether or not the medication is the source of the problem.
This product is sensitive to heat. Store it at room temperature, in a secure location where it will not be exposed to excessive heat, moisture or direct sunlight. Make sure that any leftover portion is disposed of safely.
It is important to tell the health professionals you consult: