EMLA Cream

Order a prescription for EMLA Cream or collect it from your nearest pharmacy.

Pack of 1 30g tube of 25mg lidocaine 25mg prilocaine per gram EMLA 5% cream topical anaesthesia

EMLA cream is a topical anaesthetic (numbing) cream which can be used to treat premature ejaculation. It makes the penis less sensitive, which can delay ejaculation and make sex last longer.

EMLA cream is available from ZAVA, and ordering treatment is quick and easy. We also offer a fast, free, and discreet delivery service.

Medical consultation with prescription if necessary - €21.50
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How to order your EMLA cream online

The process is quick and easy – just follow these simple steps:

  • Fill out a short online questionnaire
  • One of our doctors at ZAVA will check your order and prescribe EMLA cream if it’s suitable for you
  • Your medication will be sent out from our on-site pharmacy. It can then be posted to your preferred address or you can collect it from a local post office instead

Active ingredient

EMLA cream contains two active ingredients:

  • Lidocaine
  • Prilocaine

Other ingredients in EMLA cream are:

  • Macrogolglycerol hydroxystearate
  • Carbomer 974P
  • Sodium hydroxide
  • Water purified

Common side effects

Common side effects that you may experience when using EMLA cream include:

  • itchiness
  • redness
  • burning sensation
  • lightening of your skin
  • a warm sensation

EMLA cream also contains macrogolglycerol hydroxystearate, which may cause skin reactions.

Medically reviewed by:
Dr Nicholas Antonakopoulos

Dr Nicholas Antonakopoulos graduated from the University of London in 2006. He did his postgraduate training in hospitals in the London area, and he trained for four years in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery before completing his training in General practice in 2015.

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Last reviewed: 04 Apr 2019