Amethocaine Cr 25g Cream

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Amethocaine Cr 25g Cream Amethocaine CR Cream is used for Numb different parts of the body and other conditions.  Amethocaine is an anaesthetic and is also known as tetracaine. It works by blocking nerve impulses, which results in loss of feeling. Amethocaine gel and cream are used for topical anaesthesia for...
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Amethocaine Cr 25g Cream

Amethocaine CR Cream is used for Numb different parts of the body and other conditions.  Amethocaine is an anaesthetic and is also known as tetracaine. It works by blocking nerve impulses, which results in loss of feeling.

Amethocaine gel and cream are used for topical anaesthesia for small medical procedures.

  • Amethocaine CR Cream contains Tetracaine as an active ingredient.
  • Amethocaine CR Cream works by blocking the pain signals at the nerve endings.
  • Adcock Ingram manufactures Amethocaine CR Cream.


Amethocaine CR Cream Uses

Amethocaine CR Cream is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:

  • Numb different parts of the body
  • Amethocaine CR Cream may also be used for purposes not listed here.


Amethocaine CR Cream Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Amethocaine CR Cream improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:

  • Blocking the pain signals at the nerve endings.


Amethocaine CR Cream - Composition and Active Ingredients

Amethocaine CR Cream is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)

  • Tetracaine - 100G


Amethocaine CR Cream - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Amethocaine CR Cream. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious.

Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

  • Warmth
  • Severe burning
  • Corneal damage
  • Eye irritation or sensitivity or redness or stinging or watering
  • Dermatitis
  • Increased sensitivity to light


Amethocaine CR Cream - Precautions & How to Use

Before using Amethocaine CR Cream, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition.

Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • Avoid using other medications on the treated areas
  • do not take by mouth. Consult with your doctor before using this medicine on open wounds, dry, chapped, irritated, or sun-burned skin.
  • wash your hands before and after applying Amethocaine CR Cream. Clean and dry the skin area to be treated.
  • do not wash the treated area after immediately applying Amethocaine CR Cream. Also avoid the use of other products on the treated area unless directed by your doctor.
  • applying an excessive amount may result in pilling. Use a thinner layer or lesser quantity of medicine to avoid pilling.
  • avoid getting this medication in your eyes or nose or mouth.


Amethocaine CR Cream - Drug Interactions

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Amethocaine CR Cream may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions.

Amethocaine CR Cream may interact with the following drugs and products:

  • Amyl nitrite
  • Sodium nitrite
  • Sodium thiosulfate

Amethocaine CR Cream - Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Amethocaine CR Cream is a contraindication. In addition, Amethocaine CR Cream should not be used if you have the following conditions:

  • Do not apply on cut or irritated skin
  • Do not drive or operate machinery
  • Do not use it for long period
  • Do not use large amounts
  • Protect numb eye from dust and bacterial contamination
  • Remove your contact lenses

No more returns on international orders

Please note that due to new Covid-19 related rules, the South African Government no longer allows returns of medicines from abroad. If your parcel is refused entry into your country and marked "Return-to-Shipper", we will not be able to receive your returned parcel. Instead it will be destroyed by the S.A Customs Department upon arrival.

How to return an item from within South Africa

If you need to return an item, please follow these simple steps

28 day cooling off period

If you would like to return an item please notify us within 14 days of your order being delivered. You then have a further 14 days to return the item back to us. This gives you a maximum of 28 days in total to return an item.

You can contact us by completing the form on our contact us page, selecting 'returns' from the drop-down menu. Alternatively, you can notify a member of our Customer Care team on 011 568 3064.

Please note that we are unable to accept returns for the following unless they are damaged or faulty:

  • Perishable items.
  • Unsealed items with a protective seal due to health protection or hygiene reasons.
  • Medicinal products or services that are dispensed on prescription.

Please note, this does not affect your statutory rights.

Where do I send returns?

Once our Customer Care team have been notified, please arrange postage to:

F.A.O: Returns Department
25 Adderley St
Cape Town City Centre
Cape Town
South Africa.

Unfortunately, we're unable to cover the costs of returning your items and cannot be liable for any damages incurred during transit. Please ensure they are properly secured and packaged and we'd recommend sending all returns via a recorded delivery service.

How long will it take to process my refund?

We aim to process your refund within 3-5 working days of receiving your item, however it can take up to 30 days to receive the refund via the original payment method.

Once you've cancelled the contract, you have a legal 'duty of care' to keep the items in a good condition and return them at your expense. We are entitled to deduct an amount from the refund to reflect any loss of revenue in the value of goods supplied which may be 100%, if the loss is the result of unnecessary handling of the goods by you.

In accordance with the Consumer Protection Act, Regulations 68 of 2008, we will refund you the full amount paid for the items returned within 14 days of receipt of the notice of cancellation.

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