Apply Numbing Cream to Help Reduce Pain Before and During Immunization

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Numbing Cream (topical anesthetics) can be useful to reduce pain with skin-breaking (needle) procedures.

  • You can buy numbing creams at most pharmacies. According to Alberta Health’s latest information, the price ranges from $6 to $45.
  • Apply it for the recommended time before the vaccination appointment to help ease pain and distress
  • Follow the application instructions on the package or ask your local pharmacist or healthcare provider.

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Topical: applied directly to a part of the body.