Topical pain reduction purchasing info
(Note: The sales sites listed on this page are presented as a starting point for your own research and for your convenience. I am not endorsing them or making any claims about the quality of service. Do your own research to find the best prices.)
A pain medication which works perfectly for one consumer may not work at all for another.
I make absolutely no guarantee that any product mentioned in this section will work for you or will work better or worse for you than another product.
For details, see my Pain management intro page.
Based on clinical data and consumer feedback about available topical anesthetics, these four products stand out:
ELA-Max (best over the counter option)
EMLA (best prescription option)
Although made by smaller manufacturers, Mento-kaine liquid and Stud 100 Spray can be good complements to the creams and gels listed above.
Click here for a comparison to help decide which may be best for you.
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP (US offices)
1800 Concord Pike P.O. Box 15437 Wilmington, DE 19850-5437
Phone: (302) 886-3000 / (800) 456-3669
Fax: (302) 886-2972
Manufacturer: Smith & Nephew Ametop info
Smith & Nephew Healthcare Limited
PO Box 81 101 Hessle Road HULL HU3 2BN UK
Tel: (0) 1482 225181
Fax: (0) 1482 328326
Address: 4600 N. Habana Ave. Suite 16A, Tampa, FL 33614
Tel: (813) 879-0631
Fax: (813) 221-7791
Betacaine LA (prescription may be required)
Address: 2000 Sealark, Houston, Texas 77062 USA
Fax: 1-888-508-8508 16627
Phone orders: 1-800-213-3376. Outside continental US 01-530-224-4351
Fax orders:(530) 224-4352
Customer service1-800-213-DERM email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mail orders: DermStore.com 8938 Airport Road, Unit B Redding, CA 96002
Have your doctor call 877-932-2979
Provide your Doctor’s phone # and they’ll call him/her
Fax your Rx to 877-329-8729
75/75a Manor Road, Wallington, Surrey, SM6 0DE United Kingdom
Tel: 020 8773 4700
Fax: 020 8773 4700