Ametol Gel is a local anaesthetic that contains 4% w/w of tetracaine. The unique formulation works as an effective pain reliever and numbs the skin where applied.
As a safe local anaesthetic, Ametop Gel is perfect for Percutaneous local anaesthetic to produce anaesthesia of the skin prior to venipuncture or venous cannulation.
Pain is caused by the stimulation of your pain receptors at the nerve ends.
The numbing gel contains the active ingredient, Tetracaine. It works by temporarily blocking these pain signals by preventing sodium from entering the nerve ending. This stops an electrical signal going to the brain.
This makes Ametop an ideal numbing gel for giving a blood sample.
For more information please refer to the patient information leaflet.
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Worth a try.
I can't stand blood tests. I always dread them. A relation recommended Ametop Gel. I couldn't believe her when the nurse said the test was done. Never felt a thing. The Gel certainly worked for me.
Ordered my ametop gel from here, the service was very easy & they arrived really quick! Thank you
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