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Patients should be aware that topical application of local anesthetics such as Synera (lidocaine and tetracaine) may lead to diminished or blocked sensation in the treated skin. For this reason, patients should avoid inadvertent trauma to the treated area. Such trauma can result from scratching or rubbing before complete sensation has returned, or from exposure to extreme hot or cold temperatures.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/23/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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