Egis lidocaine five-hitter 20g tube cream – a less expensive alternative to Emla
Temporary relief of pain Maximum concentration of lidocaine- 5%- for otc product
Lidocaine five-hitter in a penetrating cream
Recommended application time half-hour to one hour for optimum result
Clear, non-oily gel doesn’t dry out upon application like other product
A study done by the Department of Oral Medical and Surgical Sciences at the University of British Columbia compared the numbing effects of lidocaine five-hitter and Emla cream. in the study, researchers applied the creams to patients’ mouths then measured the depth of painless probing within the premolar region.
Patients who received lidocaine five-hitter experienced painless probing for 1.9 mm. However, patients who got Emla cream didn’t experience pain till a depth of 2.8 mm.