Ametop Gel is a white semi-transparent gel containing 4%w/w of tetracaine. The other ingredients are purified water, sodium chloride, potassium phosphate, xanthan gum (E415), sodium hydroxide and sodium methyl and propyl-p-hydroxybenzoates (E217 and E219). Each tube contains 1.5g of Ametop Gel from which 1g (40 mg tetracaine) can be squeezed.
Ametop Gel is a local anaesthetic which produces numbness of the skin. it is used to relieve the pain when needles are inserted into a vein for giving an injection or taking a blood sample.
The active ingredient in this medicine is tetracaine. This is the new name for amethocaine. The ingredient itself has not changed.
Do not use Ametop Gel on: Wounds, Broken skin, Lips, mouth, or tongue, Eyes or ears, Anal and genitai region, Mucous membranes.
Please be aware that this item must be refrigerated once received.
Ametop Gelm 4% W/W Kit 1.5G 12PCS Plus Dressings in 1 Box is a topical local anaesthetic gel containing 4% of tetracaine
which produces numbness of the skin.
Ametop numbing gel is used as a skin preparation gel for blood tests, injections, and also when getting a tattoo, piercing, or microblading to numb the skin where the gel is appli ed in order to relieve pain from needle penetration.
Ametop Gel uses and benefits:
- Use Ametop gel for tattoos to reduce pain at the site of tattooing.
- Use Ametop gel for piercings to reduce pain at the area of the piercing.
- Use Ametop gel for microblading to reduce pain where microblading is taking place.
- Use Ametop skin preparation gel for injections to relieve the pain when needles are inserted into a vein for giving an injection or taking a blood sample.
Is Ametop Gel good for tattoos to reduce pain?
Ametop Gel is a localized skin-numbing gel that will numb the skin’s surface area where it is applied and can be helpful to reduce pain while getting a tattoo, piercing, and even when receiving microblading treatments.
Dosage and Instruction:
Adults (including the elderly) and children over 5 years: A maximum of 5 tubes (approximately 5g) can be applied to separate sites at the same time.
Children over 1 month of age and under 5 years: No more than 1 tube should be applied at a single time but this may be split over separate sites.
Adequate numbing effect can usually be achieved thirty minutes after application
Avoid touching other areas of skin before washing hands thoroughly to prevent numbing unwanted areas.
Refrigerate immediately after purchasing and until used.
Always read the patient information leaflet before using this medicine.
Warning, do not use Ametop Gel on:
- Broken skin
- Anal and genital region
- Mucous membranes
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
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