Managing pain is easy with the
three C’s – Coat, Cover, Clean.
Always read the label directions and Consumer Medicine Information before use.
Apply a thick layer of numit cream to clean, makeup-free skin
Use an occlusive dressing. Larger areas can be covered with plastic film and sealed with adhesive tape.*
Remove occlusive dressing immediately before procedure. Wipe off the cream. Clean with alcohol if needed.
Can be used on adults, neonates,infants and children†
†not suitable for premature infants
Instructions for use in younger children and newborns
For needle insertion or treatment of localized lesions in children aged 1–6 years:
Apply up to 10g over 100 cm2 of skin for a minimum of 1 hour and a maximum of 4 hours (based on age)
For needle insertion or treatment of localised lesions in newborn babies less than 3 months:
A maximum dose 1g over 10 cm2 applied for 1 hour has been suggested as safe
Instructions for use in adults
For needle insertion or treatment of localised lesions:
Apply 1.5g to 2.0g over 10 cm2 of skin for a minimum of 1 hour and a maximum of 5 hours
For superficial surgical and cosmetic procedures on larger areas:
Use maximum of 60g over 600 cm2 of skin for a minimum of 1 hour and a maximum of 5 hours