Topical Anesthetics

Cuts, scrapes, and bug bites are an annoying—but inevitable—part of life. Topical anesthetics provide temporary, localized relief of pain from wounds. Other items to consider adding to your first aid kit: adhesive bandages, liquid bandages, and burn treatments.

Percentage of Pharmacists' Votes

Dermoplast 38%
Americaine 21%
Bactine 18%
Nupercainal 16%
L.M.X. 4%
Solarcaine 2%

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