Topical Analgesia

Topical pain treatments in the form of analgesic creams have many advantages:

  1. Local application only on the pain area where relief is needed.
  2. (Nearly) no side effects
  3. Higher concentration of the analgesic at the pain area
  4. Fast onset of action (<30 minutes)
  5. Low or no systemic drug levels
  6. Absence of drug-drug interactions
  7. No interference with other drug metabolisms
  8. Improvement of compliance
  9. No risk of dependency or abuse