WARNING This kit contains dangerous things. Use of this kit and/or any part of its contents is strictly at your own risk. Lidocaine and prilocaine can be lethal if used improperly. Dangerous Things highly recommends that purchasers of the Elma product obtain the services of a trained professional who is medically qualified and legally permitted to administer Lidocaine and prilocaine topical patches.
The Elma Patch is a simple, topical patch that efficiently and effectively transdermally anesthetizes a circular area of skin 1 inch (~25mm) in diameter. Each patch contains 2.5% lidocaine and 2.5% prilocaine combined in the same product. Biohackers have been known to use Elma Patches to produce a localized pain blocking effect to allow simple subdermal procedures to be painlessly performed. Unlike our Pain Management Kit, topical anesthetics like Elma Patch have far less stringent legal restrictions for numerous geographies. It is still your responsibility to check with local authorities to ensure your purchase and use of our Elma Patch product is permitted in your local jurisdiction.
Elma Patch Use
- Clean skin area were patch will be applied
- Remove Elma Patch from packaging
- Remove protective metal foil from patch
- Apply patch to desired area
- Leave patch in place for at least 2 hours for maximum effectiveness
- Do not apply to broken skin
- Do not use on persons under 100lbs (~45kg)
Research of various online medical drug databases resulted in the suggested maximum safe exposure to Lidocaine be calculated at 4.5 mg/kg (~2 mg/lb). Lidocaine toxicity often presents as nervous system side effects. Metallic taste, numb lips, yawning, restlessness, excitement, agitation, dizziness, blurred vision, muscle twitching, confusion, tinnitus, drowsiness, vertigo, paresthesias, and even seizures, cardiac and respiratory arrest have been reported. Rare cases of seizures following topical or subcutaneous administration of lidocaine have been reported. If you feel you have been exposed to an unsafe amount of Lidocaine, or exhibit any of the above-mentioned symptoms, please contact your local emergency services immediately.
The Elma Patch contains 2.5% Lidocaine and 2.5% Prilocaine combined in the same product. Neither lidocaine or prilocaine are currently listed on any of the DEA’s schedules for controlled substances, and are legal to possess and sell at a federal level in the United States. However, there are several laws at various other levels of government regarding the use and administration of Lidocaine. Please consult applicable law before purchasing and/or utilizing this product. The Elma Patch is not registered and/or approved for sale in all countries or regions. Indications of use may also vary by country and region. Product images are for reference only. Please contact your government representatives for product restrictions and legal information.