Not a stumper. Google EMLA cream and from there dive into PubMed. EMLA stands for eutectic mixture of local anesthetics and is often used in Peds to take away the pain of IV starts (venipunctures). I've never seen it used for injections, but venipunctures are much like injections, so...

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Our  head of Pharmacy remembers an abstract in International Pharmaceutical Abstracts a couple of years ago dealing with "topical Local anesthetics pediatrics and injection"  is it possible that someone might have this resource and could do a search on this topic?
I would be so grateful.  Thanks in advance.

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