Ametop Ametop 40mg/g Tetracaine Gel 1.5g



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Ametop Gel contains Tetracaine and is used as a local anaesthetic to numb the skin.

  • Suitable for adults and children
  • Used prior to inserting needles into a vein, giving injections or taking blood samples
  • Can be used to relieve pain of inserting cannulae for drips

You Must Be Aged Over 18 Years to Purchase This Product.

How To Use

This product should be used within one month of your order unless stored in a refigerator.

Adults and children over 5 years of age: A maximum of 5 tubes can be applied at any one time with a maximum of 7 tubes in 24 hours.
Children aged 1 month old to 5 years of age: No more than one tube should be applied at one time with a maxium of 2 tubes in 24 hours.

  • Apply the contents of the tube on the area of skin to be numbed. Do not rub the Ametop gel in to the skin.
  • Cover the mound of Ametop Gel with a plastic film dressing such as Opsite Flexigrid or plastic kitchen wrap.
  • Keep the gel covered for 30-45 minutes with the dressing before removing.
  • The area will remain numb for 4-6 hours.

Active Ingredients

Each gram of Ametop Gel contains 40mg of Tetracaine

Free Shipping & Delivery Options

Delivery Within Ireland 

  • Free Delivery Over €45
  • Orders will be dispatched within 1 working day
  • Shipping for orders under €45
    • €4.99 for An Post (order by 3pm for same day dispatch)
    • €4.90 for Fastway (order by 3pm for same day dispatch)
    • €5.99 for DPD (order by 1pm for same day dispatch)

European Courier Delivery (DPD) Deliveries to France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Poland, Austria, Belgium, Sweden, Portugal & Finland will now use a courier service. This is a faster shipping service than current postal times with shipping now estimated within 5-7 working days.

Other International Deliveries
For more information on international delivery, please read our Delivery Information page.

La Roche Posay & Vichy products are only permitted to be sold within EEA/EFTA countries.

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Who Can Use Ametop Tetracaine Gel?

Ametop Gel can be used by adults and children over the age of one month old.

Do Not Use Ametop Gel If Any Of The Following Apply

  • You are allergic to any local anaesthetics
  • You are pregnant or breast feeding
  • If the patient is a premature baby up to one month after the expected dleivery date

Do Not Apply Ametop Gel To The Following Areas

  • Lips, mouth or tongue
  • On wounds or broken skin
  • Eyes or nose
  • Anal or genital areas
  • Mucuous membranes
  • Any skin that is not intact and in a healthy condition




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