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.
More information can be found here: https://www.albertahealthservices.ca/assets/info/ppih/if-ppih-covid-19-commitment-comfort-vaccine-numming-cream.pdf
Word of the Day:Topical: applied directly to a part of the body.