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Encain Cream


DRPS0149A / DRPS0149B

Active Ingredient:

Lidocaine 2.5% + Prilocaine 2.5%


White colored cream

Regulatory Class:

Drug under Supervised Sale


  • Indication
  • Indication
  • Use and Administration
Use and Administration

Topical anaesthesia of the skin in connection with:
intact skin prior to minor dermatological   procedures (e.g. needle insertion and surgical treatment of localised lesions) and prior to dermal procedures on larger areas e.g. split skin grafting.
dermal procedures on newly shaven skin of large body areas e.g. laser hair removal
Topical anaesthesia of the genital mucosa, e.g. prior to superficial surgical procedures or prior to infiltration anaesthesia of mucosa.
Topical anaesthesia of leg ulcers to facilitate mechanical cleansing/debridement.

ENCAIN Cream is indicated in the following age groups: neonates 0-2 months, infants 3-11 months and children 1-11 years, for topical anaesthesia of the skin in connection with needle insertion e.g. iv catheters or blood sampling and in superficial surgical procedure. ENCAIN Cream is also indicated in children with atopic dermatitis prior to curettage of mollusca.
Studies have failed to demonstrate efficacy of ENCAIN Cream for heel lancing in newborn infants.