Ametop Gel 4% 1.5g

£2.13

  • Local Anaesthetic
  • Relieves Pain From Injections
  • Active Ingredient: Tetracaine
  • Buy With Confidence From UK Registered Pharmacy

AMETOP Gel contains the active substance tetracaine. Tetracaine is a local anaesthetic which numbs the skin. It can be used to relieve pain associated with injections and drips.

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Ametop Gel 4%

What AMETOP Gel is and what it is used for

AMETOP Gel contains the active substance tetracaine. Tetracaine is a local anaesthetic which numbs the skin.

AMETOP Gel is used:

  • to relieve the pain when needles are inserted into a vein for giving an injection or taking a blood sample.
  • to relieve the pain of inserting small plastic tubes (cannulae) into veins for putting up drips.

AMETOP Gel is used in adults and infants aged over 1 month.

Possible side effects

Like all medicines AMETOP Gel can cause side effects, although not everyone gets them. The following side effects may happen with this medicine:

Common: may affect up to 1 in 10 people

  • redness of the skin at the numbed site (more severe redness has rarely been reported).

Uncommon: may affect up to 1 in 100 people

  • itching and swelling of the skin at the numbed site (more severe itching and swelling have rarely been reported).

Very rare: may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people

  • blistering of the skin at the numbed site. If blistering occurs remove the AMETOP Gel immediately using a clean tissue and contact your doctor or pharmacist.

The risk of these side effects happening may increase with repeated use.

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