Lmx 4%

  • Topical pain relief

Lmx 4% Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Lidocaine 4%; crm.

Pharmacological Class

Topical anesthetic.

How Supplied

Crm 5g—1, 5
Crm 5g—1 (w. 2 dressings)
Crm 5g—5 (w. 10 dressings)
Crm 15g, 30g—1

Lmx 4% Indications


Topical anesthetic for minor wounds, burns, abrasions, insect bites, or pretreatment before injections, minor procedures.

Lmx 4% Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

Use occlusive dressing for young children or if cream may be disturbed. Clean area with mild soap; do not use alcohol or acetone. <2yrs: individualize. ≥2yrs: massage small amount of cream into skin, then completely cover affected area; leave on for 30–60 minutes (may add more cream); remove.

Lmx 4% Contraindications

Not Applicable

Lmx 4% Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Lmx 4% Warnings/Precautions


Not for use near tympanic membrane or on broken skin. Avoid eyes, mucous membranes, ingestion (esp. children or pets), application to large areas, and using for longer than recommended time. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Lmx 4% Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Lmx 4% Interactions

Lmx 4% Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Irritation, pruritus, erythema, rash, systemic effects.

Lmx 4% Clinical Trials

See Literature

Lmx 4% Note

Not Applicable

Lmx 4% Patient Counseling

See Literature