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The maximum-strength lidocaine available without a prescription.*

From the #1 topical lidocaine brand in the US*, Aspercreme® Lidocaine Pain Relief Patch provides fragrance-free, topical relief for minor pains.

The Aspercreme® Lidocaine XL Patch is over 70% larger than our original-size patch, providing targeted pain relief to an increased surface area.

  Maximum-strength lidocaine available without a prescription*

  Designed to soothe aggravated nerves

Use as directed.

*Among OTC topical analgesics


Regular: 5-count pack | 1-count pack

XL: 3-count pack

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    For the temporary relief of minor pain.

    adults and children 12 years of age and older:
    • clean and dry affected area
    • remove backing from patch by firmly grasping both ends and gently pulling until backing separates in middle
    • carefully remove smaller portion of backing from patch and apply exposed portion of patch to affected area
    • once exposed portion of patch is positioned, carefully remove remaining backing to completely apply patch to affected area
    • use 1 patch at a time and not more than 3 to 4 times daily
    • children under 12 years of age: consult a doctor

    For external use only

    Do not use
    • on puncture wounds, cuts, irritated or swollen skin
    • more than 1 patch on your body at a time or with other topical analgesics at the same time
    • with a heating pad or apply local heat to the area of use
    When using this product
    • use only as directed
    • do not bandage tightly
    • avoid contact with the eyes
    • dispose of used patch in manner that always keeps product away from children and pets. Used patches still contain the drug product that can produce serious adverse effects if a child or pet chews or ingests this patch.
    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • condition worsens or symptoms persist for more than 7 days
    • symptoms clear up and occur again within a few days
    • redness or irritation develops
    • you experience signs of skin injury, such as pain, swelling, or blistering where the product was applied

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children and pets.  If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

    Child-resistant packaging.

    Keep carton as it contains important information.


A woman applies a patch to her shoulder.

    Lidocaine HCl

    Lidocaine HCl is a topical analgesic that helps ease minor pain.

    aluminum glycinate, aluminum hydroxide, cellulose gum, glycerin, methyl acrylate/2-ethylhexyl acrylate copolymer, methylparaben, nonoxynol-30, polyacrylic acid, polysorbate 80, propylene glycol, silica, sodium polyacrylate, tartaric acid, titanium dioxide, urea, water


  • You may be able to use your HSA and FSA tax-preferred savings accounts to purchase certain Aspercreme® OTC products. The passage of the CARES Act by Congress includes provisions to restore OTC eligibility under tax-preferred HSA and FSA accounts. Plan details vary, so save your receipt and check with your benefits or health provider for eligibility.

  • Do not use a heating pad or ice pack while using Aspercreme® products.

  • Aspercreme® Lidocaine Pain Relief Patch is used for temporary relief of minor pain.

  • Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant or nursing before using Aspercreme® products.

  • Aspercreme® products should not be used after they expire. Check the packaging for the expiration date.

  • Do not use more than one Aspercreme® product or any other medication at the same time. Use all products only as directed. We recommend you speak to your doctor if you have additional questions.

  • We do not test Aspercreme® Lidocaine Pain Relief Patch for use on animals. Please use only as directed.

  • Aspercreme® Lidocaine Pain Relief Patch can be used for children 12 years of age and older. Please refer to the drug facts label for complete dosing instructions.

  • Aspercreme® products can be purchased without a prescription. Please visit the "Where to buy" page to find your closest retailer.

  • Aspercreme® Lidocaine Pain Relief Patches should not be reused.

  • Aspercreme® patches should not be used on an area on which another topical analgesic product has already been applied.