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 Formulary Chapter 13: Skin - Full Chapter
Notes:

Please note: Silk garments are non-formulary.

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13.01  Expand sub section  Management of skin conditions
Octenisan®
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  • For MRSA skin decolonisation , if chlorhexidine sensitivity is a problem 
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    13.01.01  Expand sub section  Vehicles
    13.01.02  Expand sub section  Suitable quantities for prescribing
    13.01.02  Expand sub section  Spray emollients
    13.01.03  Expand sub section  Excipients and sensitisation to top
    13.02  Expand sub section  Emollient and barrier preparations
    13.02.01  Expand sub section  Emollients
    Aveeno cream®
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    Formulary Green Traffic Light £££- Paediatrics only


    Amber Traffic Light £££- Recommended by specialist for oncology use only.


     
       
    Cetraben emollient cream®
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    DoubleBase Gel ®
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    Formulary
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    Emulsifying Ointment BP
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    Epaderm® ointment
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    Epimax ® cream
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    Hydromol Cream®
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    Hydromol ointment ®
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    Formulary
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    Hydrous ointment BP
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    Liquid and White Soft Paraffin Ointment (50:50)
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    White Soft Paraffin BP
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    Formulary
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    ZeroAQS-®
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    Formulary
    Green
  • SLS free 
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    Zerobase®
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    Zerocream®
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    Zeroderm Ointment®
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    Formulary
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    Zeroguent®
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    Formulary
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    13.02.01  Expand sub section  Preparations containing urea
    Aquadrate®
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    Formulary
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    Contains 10% urea 
       
    Balneum® Plus cream
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    Formulary
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  • urea 5%, lauromacrogols 3% 
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    Dermatonics Once Heel Balm®
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    Formulary
    Amber
    specialist recommendation for epidermolysis bullosa 
       
    Eucerin® Intensive lotion 10%urea
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    13.02.01  Expand sub section  With antimicrobials
    Dermol 500 lotion ®
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    Formulary
    Green
    short term use only 
       
    13.02.01.01  Expand sub section  Emollient bath and shower preparations to top
    Balneum Plus ®Bath Additive
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    Hydromol® bath and shower
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    Formulary
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    ZeroAQS®cream
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    Formulary
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  • SLS free 
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    13.02.01.01  Expand sub section  With antimicrobials
    Dermol 600®
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    13.02.02  Expand sub section  Barrier preparations
    Conotrane®
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    Formulary
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    Link  Link to wound management section of formulary
       
    Metanium®
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    Formulary
    Amber
  • specialist recommendation 
  • Link  Link to wound management section of the formulary
       
    Sudocrem®
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    Formulary
    Green
  • avoid use with continence pads 
  • Link  Link to wound management section of the formulary
       
    Zinc and Castor Oil Ointment BP
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    Formulary
    Green
     
    Link  Link to wound management section of the formulary
       
    13.03  Expand sub section  Topical local anaesthetics and antipruritics
    Calamine Aqueous Cream
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    Calamine Lotion
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    Crotamiton (Eurax®)
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    Doxepin Hcl cream (Xepin ®)
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    Formulary
    Amber
  • Supported by a RICaD (in development) 
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    Menthol in Aqueous cream
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    Formulary
    Green
  • Dermacool-££ 
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    13.04  Expand sub section  Topical corticosteriods.
    Betamethasone (as Dipropionate) 0.05% with Salicylic Acid 3% (Diprosalic Ointment®)
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    Formulary
    Green
    Potency: potent 
       
    Betamethasone (as Dipropionate) 0.05% with Salicylic Acid 3% (Diprosalic Scalp Application®)
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    Potency: potent 
       
    Betamethasone (as Valerate) 0.025% (Betnovate-RD Cream®)
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    Formulary
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    Potency: Moderate 
       
    Betamethasone (as Valerate) 0.025% (Betnovate-RD Ointment®)
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    Potency: Moderate 
       
    Betamethasone (as Valerate) 0.1% (Betnovate ®)
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    Formulary
    Green
    Potency: Potent

  • Cream
  • Ointment
  • Scalp application 
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    Betamethasone (as Valerate) 0.1% with Fucidic Acid 2% (Fucibet cream®)
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    Formulary
    Green
    Potency: potent 
       
    Betamethasone Dipropionate 0.064% with Clotrimazole 1% (Lotriderm®)
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    Formulary
    Amber
    Potency: potent 
       
    Clobetasol Propionate 0.05%  (Dermovate®)
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    Formulary
    Green
    Potency: very potent
  • Cream
  • Ointment
  • Scalp application 
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    Clobetasone Butyrate 0.05% cream (Eumovate®)
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    Green
    Potency: moderate 
       
    Clobetasone Butyrate 0.05% ointment (Eumovate®)
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    Formulary
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    Potency: moderate 
       
    Diflucortolone Valerate 0.3% oily cream
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    Amber
    Potency: very potent 
       
    Flucinolone Acetonide 0.0025% (Synalar 1 in 10 Dilution®)
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    Formulary
    Green
    Paeds use only
    Potency :Mild

    February 2017: aware of unavailability, use alternative mild potency preparation. 
       
    Flucinolone Acetonide 0.025% (Synalar Gel®)
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    Formulary
    Green
    £££
    Potency:Potent 
       
    Fludroxycortide 7.5cm x 200cm tape (previously known as Haelan®)
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    Formulary
    Amber
    ££
    Potency: moderate 
       
    fluocinolone acetonide 0.025% with clioquinol 3% (Synalar C®)
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    Formulary
    Green
    Potency: potent

  • Cream
  • Ointment 
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    Hydrocortisone
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    Formulary
    Green
    Potency: mild

    Hydrocortisone 0.5% cream & ointment
    Hydrocortisone 1% cream & ointment 
       
    Hydrocortisone 0.25% Crotamiton 10% (Eurax-Hydrocortisone®)
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    Formulary
    Green
    Potency: mild
    Use post scabies once infection has cleared but itch remains present 
       
    Hydrocortisone 0.5% ,chlorhexidine HCl 1% & nystatin  (Nystaform-HC®)
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    Formulary
    Green
    Potency: mild
  • Cream
  • Ointment

    Paeds use only

    Replacement for discontinued Vioform HC 
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    Hydrocortisone 1% with Clotrimazole 1% (Canesten HC®)
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    Formulary
    Green
    Potency: mild 
       
    Hydrocortisone 1% with Miconazole Nitrate 2% (Daktacort Cream®)
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    Formulary
    Green
    Potency: mild 
       
    Hydrocortisone Acetate 1% with Fusidic Acid 2% (Fucidin H Cream®)
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    Formulary
    Green
    Potency: mild 
       
    Hydrocortisone Butyrate (Locoid ®)
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    Formulary
    Green
    Potency: potent

    Cream
    Lipocream
    Ointment
    Scalp lotion  
       
    Mometasone Furoate 0.1% (Elocon®)
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    Formulary
    Amber
    Potency: potent

    Cream
    Ointment
    Scalp lotion ££
     
       
    Timodine®
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    Green
    Potency: mild 
       
    Trimovate®
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    Potency: moderate

    ££ Unlicensed 

     
       
    13.04  Expand sub section  Topical corticosteriod preparation potencies to top
    13.05  Expand sub section  Preparations for eczema and psoriasis
    13.05.01  Expand sub section  Preparations for eczema
    Alitretinoin (Toctino®)
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    Formulary
    Red
    Dermatologists only in line with NICE TA 177 
    Link  NICE TA177: Alitretinoin for the treatment of severe chronic hand eczema
       
    13.05.02  Expand sub section  Preparations for psoriasis
    Fumaderm®
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    Methoxypsoralen
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    13.05.02  Expand sub section  Topical preparations for psoriasis
    Calcipotriol 50mcg/g ointment
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    Calcipotriol 50mcg/ml scalp application
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    Green
  • ££££ 
  •    
    Calcipotriol 50micrograms/g with Betamethasone 0.05% (Dovobet Gel®)
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    Formulary
    Green
  • Scalp psoriasis: usual duration of treatment is 4 weeks
  • Mild to moderate plaque psoriasis, apply once daily to max. 30% of body surface (max. 15 g daily) for 8 weeks 
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    Calcipotriol 50micrograms/g with Betamethasone 0.05% (Dovobet ointment ®)
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    Green
  • 4 weeks therapy then assess
    Maximum 15g per day or 100g per week.
    Step down to calcipotrol oint as per NICE CG153 
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    Calcipotriol 50micrograms/g with Betamethasone 0.05mg/g (Enstilar®)
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    Formulary
    Green
  • Cutaneous foam formulation
  • The recommended treatment period is 4 weeks
  • Maximum 15g per day
  • Excipients include liquid paraffin and butane-
  • Extremely flammable aerosol
     
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    Calcitriol 3micrograms/g (Silkis®)
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    Formulary
    Amber
  • Specialist recommendation
  • For delicate areas,face and flexures 
  •    
    Coal tar lotion 5% (Exorex®)
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    Coal Tar Solution 2.5%, Arachis (peanut) Oil extract of Coal Tar 7.5%, Tar 7.5%, Cade Oil 7.5%, Liqiud Paraffin 35% (Polytar Emollient®)
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    Formulary
    Green
  • contains peanut oil 
  •    
    Dithranol (Dithrocream®)
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    Formulary
    Amber
  • All Strengths. Specialist Recommendation 
  •    
    Sebco®
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    Tars - bath preparations (Psoriderm emulsion®)
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    13.05.02  Expand sub section  Oral retinoids for psoriasis to top
    Acitretin
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    Red
     
       
    13.05.03  Expand sub section  Drugs affecting the immune response
    Adalimumab
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    Red
    High Cost Medicine
     
    Link  NICE TA146: Adalimumab for the treatment of adults with psoriasis
       
    Apremilast
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    Formulary
    Red
    High Cost Medicine
  • In line with NICE
  • Use in adults is commissioned by CCGs 
  • Link  NICE TA433: Apremilast for treating active psoriatic arthritis
    Link  NICE TA419: Apremilast for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis
       
    Cytotoxic Drug Azathioprine
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    Formulary
    Amber
  • supported by ESCA (to be developed) 
  • Link  UKMI Q&A: Can mothers breastfeed while taking azathioprine?
       
    Ciclosporin
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    Formulary
    Amber
  • supported by ESCA (to be developed) 
  •    
    Dimethyl fumarate (Skilarence®)
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    Formulary
    Red
    High Cost Medicine
  • For use in moderate to severe plaque psoriasis- CCG commissioned
  • In line with NICE 
  • Link  NICE TA475: Dimethyl fumarate for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis
       
    Etanercept
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    Formulary
    Red
    High Cost Medicine
  • use in line with NICE TA 103 
  • Link  NICE TA103: Etanercept and efalizumab for the treatment of adults with psoriasis
       
    Guselkumab (Tremfya ® )
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    Formulary
    Red
    CCG

    Use in line with NICE

     
    Link  NICE TA521: Guselkumab for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis
       
    Hydroxycarbamide
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    Red
     
       
    Hydroxychloroquine
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    Formulary
    Amber
     
       
    Infliximab
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    Formulary
    Red
    High Cost Medicine
  • For treatment of adults with psoriasis- use in line with NICE TA134 
  • Link  NICE TA134: Infliximab for psoriasis
       
    Ixekizumab (Taltz®)
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    Formulary
    Red
    CCG
    • In line with NICE
     
    Link  NICE TA 537: Ixekizumab for treating active psoriatic arthritis after inadequate response to DMARDs
    Link  NICE TA442: Ixekizumab for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis
       
    Cytotoxic Drug Methotrexate
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    Formulary
    Amber
  • supported by ESCA (to be developed) 
  • Link  UKMI Q&A: What is the clinical significance of the interaction between methotrexate and penicillins? (Oct13)
       
    Mycophenolate
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    Formulary
    Amber
  • supported by ESCA (to be developed) 
  •    
    Omalizumab
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    Red
  • In line with NICE  
  • Link  NICE TA 339: Omalizumab for previously treated chronic spontaneous urticaria
       
    Pimecrolimus  (Elidel®)
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    Formulary
    Amber
  • in line with NICE 
  • Link  NICE TA82: Pimecrolimus and tacrolimus for atopic dermatitis (eczema)
       
    Secukinumab
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    Formulary
    Red
    High Cost Medicine
  • Use in line with NICE  
  • Link  TA445: Certolizumab pegol and secukinumab for treating active psoriatic arthritis after inadequate response to DMARDs
    Link  TA350: Secukinumab for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis
    Link  TA407: Secukinumab for active ankylosing spondylitis after treatment with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or TNF-alpha inhibitors
       
    Tacrolimus  (Protopic®)
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    Formulary
    Amber
  • in line with NICE
  • 0.03% & 0.1% ointment 
  • Link  NICE TA82: Pimecrolimus and tacrolimus for atopic dermatitis (eczema)
       
    Thalidomide
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    Formulary
    Red
  • NHS England commissioned drug 
  •    
    Ustekinumab
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    Formulary
    Red
    High Cost Medicine
  • For treating moderate to severe psoriasis- use in line with NICE TA180

     
  • Link  NICE TA180: Ustekinumab for the treatment of adults with moderate to severe psoriasis
    Link  For use in psoriatic arthritis, click here for Chapter 10
       
    13.06  Expand sub section  Acne and rosacea
    13.06.01  Expand sub section  Topical preparations for acne
    13.06.01  Expand sub section  Benzoyl peroxide and azelaic acid
    Azelaic Acid 15% gel (Finacea®)
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    Azelaic Acid 20% cream (Skinoren®)
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    Benzoyl Peroxide
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    Benzoyl Peroxide 3% with Clindamycin 1% (Duac® Once Daily)
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    Benzoyl Peroxide 5% with Clindamycin 1% (Duac® Once Daily)
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    13.06.01  Expand sub section  Topical antibacterials for acne to top
    Clindamycin 1% topical solution (Dalacin T ®)
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    Clindamycin 1% gel (Zindaclin®)
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    Formulary
    Green

    Approved on formulary April 2018

    To be reviewed in 12 months to assess clindamycin 1% solution supply issues.

     
       
    13.06.01  Expand sub section  Topical retinoids and related preparations for acne
    Adapalene with benzoyl peroxide (Epiduo®)
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    First Choice
    Green
  • May be used in preference to antimicrobial-containing agents. 
  • Adapalene
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    Formulary
    Green
    Avoid in pregnancy 
       
    13.06.01  Expand sub section  Other topical preparations for acne
    Nicotinamide 4% gel
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    Formulary
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  • 3rd Line 
  •    
    13.06.02  Expand sub section  Oral preparations for acne
    13.06.02  Expand sub section  Oral antibiotics for acne
    Doxycycline
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    Formulary
  • Topical treatments should be used first line.
  • Oral antibiotics should be reserved for acne, if topical treatment is not adequately effective or if it is inappropriate.

    Please refer to Antimicrobial guidelines 
  •    
    Lymecycline
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    Formulary
  • Topical treatments should be used first line.
  • Oral antibiotics should be reserved for acne, if topical treatment is not adequately effective or if it is inappropriate.

    Please refer to Antimicrobial guidelines
     
  •    
    Oxytetracycline
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    Formulary
  • Topical treatments should be used first line.
  • Oral antibiotics should be reserved for acne, if topical treatment is not adequately effective or if it is inappropriate.

    Please refer to Antimicrobial guidelines
     
  •    
    Clindamycin
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    Formulary
    Amber
  • Specialist initiation
  • 12 week course 
  •    
    Rifampicin
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    Formulary
    Amber
  • Specialist initiation 
  •    
    Trimethoprim
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    Formulary
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  • Off label use- Specialist initiation 
  •    
    13.06.02  Expand sub section  Hormone treatment for acne to top
    Co-Cyprindiol 2000/35
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    Formulary
    Green
  • Prescribe as generic 
  •    
    13.06.02  Expand sub section  Oral retinoid for acne
    Isotretinoin
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    Formulary
    Red
  • Dermatologists only.
  • Contraindicated in Pregnancy. 
  •    
    13.06.03  Expand sub section  Topical preparations for rosacea
    Ivermectin 1% cream (Soolantra®)
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    Formulary
    Green
  • For topical treatment of inflammatory lesions of rosacea (papulopustular) in adults.
  • Alternative treatment option to metronidazole 0.75% cream/gel (see section 13.10.1.2) or azelaic acid 15% gel (see section 13.6.1
  •    
    13.06.03  Expand sub section  Brimonidine Tartrate
    Brimonidine tartrate gel (Mirvaso®)
    (3mg/g)
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    Formulary
    Red
  • For facial erythema in rosacea 
  •    
    13.07  Expand sub section  Preparations for warts and calluses
    Bleomycin
    (intra-lesional)
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    Glutaraldehyde 10% solution
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    Salicylic Acid (Salatac®)
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    Salicylic Acid 16.7% with Lactic Acid 16.7% (Salactol®)
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    Formulary
    Green
     
       
    Salicylic Acid Ointment (Verrugon®)
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    Green
     
       
    Silver Nitrate 95% with Potassium Nitrate 5% (AVOCA®)
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    Green
     
       
    Silver Nitrate applicators ( 40% ,75% and 95%)
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    Green
     
       
    Silver Nitrate caustic applicator
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    Green
     
       
    13.07  Expand sub section  Anogenital warts to top
    Imiquimod 5% (Aldara®)
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    Red
     
       
    Podophyllotoxin (Condyline®)
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    Podophyllotoxin (Warticon®)
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    Podophyllum
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    13.08  Expand sub section  Sunscreens and camouflagers
    13.08.01  Expand sub section  Sunscreen preparations
    Anthelios XL® (Melt- in cream SPF 50+)
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    Formulary
    Green
  • Approved at December 2015 APC meeting following a drug application.

    Non-formulary if not for ACBS approved indication
     
  • Link  APC decision support tool
       
    Sunsense® Ultra
    (Lotion, SPF 50)
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    Formulary
    Green
    Non-formulary if not for ACBS approved indication
     
       
    13.08.01  Expand sub section  Photodamage
    Diclofenac sodium 3% gel
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    Green
  • ££ 
  •    
    Cytotoxic Drug Fluorouracil (Efudix®)
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    fluorouracil 0.5%, salicylic acid 10% (Actikerall®)
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    For hyperkeratotic lesions 
       
    Imiquimod 3.75%  (Zyclara®)
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    Amber
  • £££
  • For field changes >25cm2 
  •    
    Imiquimod 5%  (Aldara®)
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    Amber
     
       
    Ingenol mebutate (Picato®)
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  • £ 
  • Link  APC decision support tool
    Link  FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA warns of severe adverse events with application of Picato (ingenol mebutate) gel for skin condition; requires label changes
       
    Methyl-5-Aminolevulinate (Metvix®)
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    Red
     
       
    13.08.02  Expand sub section  Camouflagers
    Dermacolor®
    (camouflage cream, fixing powder)
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    Amber
  • First line
  • Specialist recommendation
  • 100 shades available
  • FP10 prescriptions should be endorsed "ACBS" 
  •    
    Dermablend®
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    Amber
  • Specialist recommendation 
  •    
    Keromask®
    (Masking cream, finishing powder)
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    Formulary
    Amber
  • Specialist recommendation
  • FP10 prescriptions should be endorsed "ACBS" 
  •    
    13.09  Expand sub section  Shampoos and other preparations for scalp and hair conditions to top
    Capasal®
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    Coal Tar Extract 5% (Alcoholic) (Alphosyl 2 in 1®)
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    Ketoconazole 2% shampoo
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    Polytar Plus®
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  • contains peanut oil 
  •    
    Polytar®
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    Green
    contains peanut oil 
       
    Selenium Sulphide (Selsun®)
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    13.09  Expand sub section  Hirsutism
    13.09  Expand sub section  Androgenetic alopecia
    Finasteride (Propecia®)
    (1mg tablets)
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    Restricted Drug Restricted Red Traffic Light  for hyperandrogenism in women

    Not NHS Not NHS 
       
    13.10  Expand sub section  Anti-infective skin preparations
    13.10.01  Expand sub section  Antibacterial preparations
    13.10.01.01  Expand sub section  Antibacterial preparations only used topically to top
    Mupirocin 2%
    (cream and ointment)
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    Please refer to Primary care antimicrobial guidelines 
    Link  Primary Care antimicrobial guidelines
       
    Silver Sulfadiazine (Flamazine®)
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    Green
  • For infected burns 
  •    
    13.10.01.02  Expand sub section  Antibacterial preparations also used systemically
    Fusidic Acid 2%
    (cream and ointment)
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    Metronidazole 0.75% (Acea®)
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    Green
  • For acne rosacea 
  •    
    Metronidazole 0.75% (Rozex®)
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  • For acne rosacea 
  •    
    Metronidazole 0.75% (Anabact®)
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  • for wounds 
  •    
    13.10.02  Expand sub section  Antifungal preparations
    Amorolfine 5% nail lacquer
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    Green
    ££ 
       
    Clotrimazole 1%
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    Green
  • cream
  • powder
  • solution  
  •    
    Ketoconazole 2%
    (cream)
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    Green
    ££ 
       
    Miconazole 2%
    (cream, dusting powder)
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    Terbinafine 1% cream
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  • First line for dermatophyte skin infection

     
  •    
    13.10.03  Expand sub section  Antiviral preparations
    Aciclovir 5% cream
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    Green
     
       
    13.10.04  Expand sub section  Parasiticidal preparations
    13.10.04  Expand sub section  Scabies to top
    13.10.04  Expand sub section  Head lice
    13.10.04  Expand sub section  Crab lice
    13.10.04  Expand sub section  Benzyl benzonate
    13.10.04  Expand sub section  Carbaryl
    13.10.04  Expand sub section  Dimeticone to top
    Dimeticone
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    Green
     
       
    13.10.04  Expand sub section  Malathion
    Malathion
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    Green
     
       
    13.10.04  Expand sub section  Permethrin
    Permethrin 5% (Lyclear® Dermal Cream)
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    Green
     
       
    13.10.04  Expand sub section  Phenothrin
    13.10.05  Expand sub section  Preparations for minor cuts and abrasions
    Magnesium Sulphate Paste BP
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    Green
     
       
    Proflavine Cream, BPC
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    Restricted Drug Restricted
    Red
    Hospital only 
       
    13.10.05  Expand sub section  Collodion to top
    13.10.05  Expand sub section  Skin tissue adhesive
    Dermabond ProPen®
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    Restricted Drug Restricted
    Red
    Hospital only 
       
    Histoacryl®
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    Restricted Drug Restricted
    Red
    Hospital only 
       
    Indermil®
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    Restricted Drug Restricted
    Red
    Hospital only 
       
    13.11  Expand sub section  Skin cleansers, antiseptics, and desloughing agents
    13.11.01  Expand sub section  Alcohols and saline
    Sodium Chloride 0.9% irrigation sachets
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    Green
     
       
    13.11.02  Expand sub section  Chlorhexidine salts
    Chlorhexidine acetate 0.015% with cetrimide 0.15% (Travasept 100®)
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    Green
     
       
    Chlorhexidine gluconate preparations
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    Green
     
       
    Hibitane Obstetric®
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    Green
     
       
    Octenisan® antimicrobial wash lotion
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  • MRSA skin decolonisation, if chlorhexidine sensitivity is a problem 
  •    
    13.11.04  Expand sub section  Iodine and Chlorine to top
    Povidone-Iodine preparations
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    Green
     
       
    13.11.05  Expand sub section  Phenolics
    13.11.06  Expand sub section  Oxidisers, and dyes
    Hydrogen Peroxide (Crystacide®)
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    Green
     
       
    Hydrogen Peroxide 3% Solution (10vols)
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    Green
     
       
    Hydrogen Peroxide 6% Solution (20vols)
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    Green
     
       
    Potassium Permanganate tablets
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    Green
     
       
    13.11.07  Expand sub section  Desloughing agents
    13.11.07  Expand sub section  Growth factor
    13.12  Expand sub section  Antiperspirants to top
    Aluminimum Salts
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    Green
     
       
    Oxybutynin immediate release tablets
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    Green
  • For hyperhidrosis (off label use)
  • after trial of aluminium salts 
  •    
    Propantheline
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    Amber
  • For hyperhidrosis (licensed indication)
  • Specialist recommendation 
  •    
    Botulinum toxin type A
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    Red
  • hyperhidrosis (commissioning discussion to take place) 
  •    
    Glycopyrronium
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    Red
  • Unlicensed
  • For specialist initiation for hyperhidrosis 
  •    
    13.13  Expand sub section  Topical circulatory preparations
    Heparinoid 0.3% (Hirudoid®)
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    13.14  Expand sub section  Dermatology Specials
     note  The BSSE APC supports prescribing of Specials Recommended by the British Association of Dermatologists for Skin Disease.
     
    However the RAG status of these preparations is RED:  Initiation and maintenance of prescribing by Specialists only.  
    13.14.01  Expand sub section  Emollients and barriers
    Propylene glycol 20% w/w in aqueous cream
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    13.14.02  Expand sub section  Steroid combinations
    Salicylic acid 5% w/w / propylene glycol 47.5% w/w in Dermovate® cream
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    Red
     
       
    Propylene glycol 40% w/w in Dermovate® cream
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    Red
     
       
    Coal tar solution BP 5% w/w in betamethasone valerate 0.025% w/w ointment
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    Red
     
       
    Coal tar solution BP 3.3% w/w and propylene glycol 20% w/w in Synalar® gel
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    Red
     
       
    13.14.03  Expand sub section  Tars to top
    Cade oil 12% w/w and salicylic acid 6% w/w in emulsifying ointment
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    Red
     
       
    coal tar solution BP 6% w/w / salicylic acid 2% w/w in emulsifying ointment
    (Coal tar scalp pomade)
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    Red
     
       
    Coal tar BP 2% w/w in YSP
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    Coal tar BP 5% w/w in YSP
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    Red
     
       
    Coal tar BP 10% w/w in YSP
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    Coal tar solution BP 6% w/w and salicylic acid 6% w/w in Ung. merck
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    13.14.04  Expand sub section  Ichthammol
    Ichthammol 1% w/w and zinc oxide 15% w/w in YSP
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    13.14.05  Expand sub section  Dithranol preparations
    Dithranol in Lassar’s paste 0.1% w/w
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    Red
     
       
    Dithranol in Lassar’s paste 0.5% w/w
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    Dithranol in Lassar’s paste 1% w/w
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    Dithranol in Lassar’s paste 2% w/w
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    Red
     
       
    Dithranol in Lassar’s paste 4% w/w
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    Red
     
       
    Dithranol in Lassar’s paste 8% w/w
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    Red
     
       
    Dithranol in Lassar’s paste 10% w/w
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    Dithranol in Lassar’s paste 15% w/w
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    Dithranol pomade 0.4% w/w
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    Red
    dithranol 0.4% w/w, salicylic acid 2% w/w, emulsifying wax BP 25% w/w, liquid paraffin to 100% 
       
    13.14.06  Expand sub section  Keratolytics
    Coconut oil 25% w/w in emulsifying ointment
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    Red
     
       
    Salicylic acid 2% w/w and sulphur 2% w/w in aqueous cream
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    Salicylic acid 2% w/w in emulsifying ointment
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    Salicylic acid 5% w/w in emulsifying ointment
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    Salicylic acid 10% w/w in emulsifying ointment
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    Salicylic acid 20% w/w in emulsifying ointment
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    Red
     
       
    Zinc and salicylic acid paste (Lassar’s paste) half-strength
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    13.14.07  Expand sub section  Miscellaneous
    Diphenylcyclopropenone in acetone 0.00001-6.0% w/v
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    Red
     
       
    Eosin solution 2% w/v
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    Glycopyrrolate 0.05% w/v in water
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    Red
     
       
    Glycopyrrolate 2% w/w in cetomacrogol cream
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    Red
     
       
    Hydroquinone 5% w/w, hydrocortisone 1% w/w and tretinoin 0.1% (w/w in a non-aqueous gel 0.3% w/v)
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    Red
     
       
    Phenol 2% w/w in compound zinc paste BP
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    Reflectant (Dundee) sunscreens
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    Red
    coffee, coral pink, beige 
       
    Tacrolimus 0.1% w/w in OrabaseTM
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    Red
     
       
    Tacrolimus 0.3% w/w in OrabaseTM
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    Red
     
       
    Triamcinolone acetonide 0.1% w/w in OrabaseTM
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    Trichloroacetic acid 90% w/v
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    Formulary
    Red
     
       
    13.15  Expand sub section  Miscellaneous to top
    Mepacrine Hydrochloride
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    Formulary
    Red
  • For Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) 
  • Link  See Chapter 5
       
     ....
     Non Formulary Items
    Aveeno®Bath Additive

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Abrasive Agents  (Brasivol®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Alclometasone Dipopionate  (Modrasone®)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Alcohol

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    Non Formulary
     
    Aminolevulinic acid

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    Non Formulary
     
    Antibacterials  (Stiemycin®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Aqueous Cream BP

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Bacaplermin  (Regranex®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Barrier preparation  (Drapolene®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Barrier preparation  (Medicaid®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Barrier preparation  (Morhulin®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Barrier preparation  (Silicone barrier cream)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Barrier preparation  (Vasogen®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Beclomethasone diproprionate

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    Non Formulary
    Black
  • cream, ointment and scalp application
  •  
    Benzoic Acid

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    Non Formulary
     
    Benzoyl Peroxide with antimcrobials  (Quinoderm®)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Benzyl Benzoate Application BP 25%

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    Non Formulary
     
    Betamethasone (as Dipropionate) 0.05%  (Diprosone®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Betamethasone (as Valerate) 0.1% with Clioquinol

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Betamethasone (as Valerate) 0.1% with Neomycin Sulphate 0.5%  (Betnovate-N®)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Betamethasone Esters  (Betacap®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Betamethasone Esters  (Betesil®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Betamethasone Esters  (Bettamousse®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Borderline Substances  (Delph®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Borderline Substances  (SpectraBan®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Carbaryl  (Carylderm®)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
    discontinued
     
    Cetraben®Bath additive

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Cidofovir in Unguentum M

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    Non Formulary
     
    Clobetasol propionate  (Clarelux®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Clobetasol Propionate with neomycin and nystatin  (Dermovate-NN®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Coal Tar 10%  (Carbo-Dome®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Coal Tar in Lassars Paste

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    Non Formulary
     
    Coal Tar in Unguentum M

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    Non Formulary
     
    Coconut, anise, and ylang ylang spray  (Lyclear SprayAway)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Collodion Flexible BP

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    Non Formulary
     
    Corticosteroids  (Actinac®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Covermark®

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Crystal violet

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    Non Formulary
    Black
    Update following APC harmonisation
     
    Cyclomethicone 50% / Isopropyl myristate 50% solution  (Full Marks solution)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Diprobase®

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Dithranol  (Micanol®)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Dithranol  (Psorin®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Dithranol Ointment BP

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    Non Formulary
     
    Dithranol Paste BP

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    Non Formulary
     
    Dundee reflective sun creams  (Dundee Block®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    E45®

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    Non Formulary
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    Econazole  (Pevaryl®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Econazole Nitrate  (Ecostatin®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Econazole Nitrate  (Pevaryl®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Efalizumab  (Raptiva®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Eflornithine  (Vaniqa®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient Bath Additive  (Alpha Keri Bath®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient Bath Additive  (Dermalo®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient Bath Additive  (Diprobath®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient Bath Additive  (E45®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient Bath Additive  (Imuderm®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient Bath Additive  (QV®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient Bath Additive  (Zerolatum®)

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    Non Formulary
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    Emollient Bath Additive with Anitmicrobials  (Emulsiderm®)

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    Non Formulary
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    Emollient Bath Additives  (Zeroneum®)

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    Non Formulary
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    Emollient Bath Additives  (Zerozole®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient preparation  (Decubal® Clinic)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient preparation  (Dermamist®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient preparation  (Drapolene®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient preparation  (Hewletts®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient preparation  (Kamillosan®)

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    Emollient preparation  (Keri®)

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    Emollient preparation  (Linola® Gamma)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient preparation  (Lipobase®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient preparation  (Neutogena® Dermatological Cream)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient preparation  (Ultrabase®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient preparation  (Vaseline Dermacare®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient preparation containing Urea  (Calmurid®)

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    Non Formulary
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    Emollient preparation containing Urea  (E45® Itch Releif Cream)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient preparation containing Urea  (Nutraplus®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient preparation with antimicrobials  (Eczmol®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Emollient preparation with antimicrobials  (Zerolatum® Plus)

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    Non Formulary
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    Emollin®
    (Spray)

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    Non Formulary
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  • New application NOT approved Oct 2017
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    Erythromycin

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    Non Formulary
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    Erythromycin 40mg with Zinc Acetate 12mg/mL  (Zineryt®)

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    Non Formulary
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    Flexitol®

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    Non Formulary
     
    Flucinolone Acetonide 0.00625%  (Synalar 1 in 4 Dilution®)

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    Non Formulary
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    Flucinolone Acetonide 0.025%  (Synalar cream®)

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    Non Formulary
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    Flucinolone Acetonide 0.025% with Neomycin Sulphate 0.5%  (Synalar N®)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Flucinonide 0.05%  (Metosyn®)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Flucortolone  (Ultralanum Plain®)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Fluticasone Propionate  (Cutivate®)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Formaldehyde 10% solution

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    Non Formulary
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    Griseofulvin  (Grisol AF®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Hydrocortisone  (Hydromol® HC Intensive)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Hydrocortisone 1% with Urea 10%  (Alphderm®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Hydrocortisone 1%, Clioquinol 3%  (Vioform-Hydrocortisone Cream®)

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    Non Formulary
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    Discontinued Dec 2014
     
    Hydrocortisone 1%, Urea 10% and Lactic Acid 5%  (Calmurid HC®)

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    Non Formulary
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    Hydrocortisone Butyrate  (Locoid Crelo®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Hydrocortisone Butyrate 0.1% with Chlorquinaldol 3%  (Locoid C®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Hydrocortisone with antimicrobials  (Econacort®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Hydromol® Intensive

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    Non Formulary
     
    Ichthammol

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    Non Formulary
     
    Ichthammol 1% w/w paste

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    Non Formulary
     
    Idoxuridine in Dimethyl Sulfoxide  (Herpid®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Industrial Methylated Spirit BP

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    Isotretinoin 0.05% gel

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  • Avoid in pregnancy

  • Discontinued. Manufacturer confirmed in April 2017 that production has ceased and that no new batches will be manufactured or shipped.
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    Isotretinoin with antibacterial  (Isotrexin®)

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    Non Formulary
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    Lanolin emollient spray

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    Non Formulary
     
    LiquiBand®

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    Non Formulary
     
    Metronidazole  (Metrogel®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Metronidazole  (Metrosa®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Metronidazole  (Metrotop®)

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    Non Formulary
  • Discontinued
  •  
    Metronidazole  (Noritate®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Metronidazole  (Zyomet®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Minoxidil  (Regaine®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Neomycin Sulphate 0.5%

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    Non Formulary
     
    Nystatin

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    Non Formulary
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    Nystatin  (Tinaderm-M®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Nystatin 100,000 uints/g  (Nystan®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Nystatin with Chlorhexidine cream  (Nystaform®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Oilatum®

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    Non Formulary
     
    Oilatum® Plus  (emollient bath additive)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Oilatum® shower emollient gel

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Oilatum®Emollient

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Other scalp preparations  (Cocois®)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Penciclovir  (Vectavir®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Permethrin 1%  (Lyclear® Creme Rinse)

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    Non Formulary
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    Phenothrin  (Full Marks®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Polyfax®

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    Non Formulary
    Black
    Product discontinued November 2017
     
    Potassium hydroxide 5% solution  (Molludab®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    QV®

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    Non Formulary
     
    Salicyic Acid in White Soft Paraffin

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    Non Formulary
     
    Salicylic Acid  (Acnisal®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Salicylic Acid  (Cuplex®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Salicylic Acid  (Duofilm®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Salicylic Acid  (Occlusal®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Salicylic Acid  (Phytex®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Salicylic Acid 3% w/w, Sulphur 3% w/w in Aqueous Cream

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    Non Formulary
     
    Salicylic Acid 3% w/w, Sulphur 3% w/w in Aqueous Cream

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    Non Formulary
     
    Salicylic Acid in White Soft Paraffin

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    Non Formulary
     
    Salicylic Acid in White Soft Paraffin

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    Non Formulary
     
    Salicylic Acid with podophyllum  (Posalfflin®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Shampoos  (Betadine®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Shampoos  (Ceanel Concentrate®)

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    Non Formulary
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    Shampoos  (Clinitar®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Shampoos  (Dermax®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Shampoos  (Meted®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Shampoos  (Pentrax®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Shampoos  (Polytar AF®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Shampoos  (Psoriderm®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Shampoos  (T/Gel®)

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    Non Formulary
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    Siopel®

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Skin tissue adhesive  (Epiglu®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Sodium Hypochorite Solution 1%  (Milton®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Sorbaderm®

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    Non Formulary
     
    Sprilon®

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Sulconazole Nitrate  (Exelderm®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Sunscreen  (E45 Sun®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Sunscreen  (Roc®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Tacalcitol  (Curatoderm®)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Tars

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    Non Formulary
     
    Tars  (Clinitar®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Tars  (Cocois®)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Tars  (Psoriderm®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Tars  (Zinc and Coal Tar Paste®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Tars - bath preparations

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    Non Formulary
     
    Tars - bath preparations  (Pinetarsol®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Tazarotene 0.05%  (Zorac®)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Tioconazole  (Trosyl®)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Tretinoin with antibacterial  (Aknemycin® Plus)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Tri-Adcortyl®

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    Non Formulary
     
    Triamcinolone Acetonide 0.1% with Chlortetracycline Hydrochloride 3%  (Aureocort®)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
    Discontinued Feb 2017
     
    Trichloroacetic Acid

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    Non Formulary
     
    Triclosan  (Manusept®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Triclosan 1%  (Skinsan®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Triclosan 2%  (Aquasept®)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
    Discontinued
     
    Triclosan 2%  (Ster-Zac Bath Concentrate®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Undecenoates  (Monphytol®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Undecenoates  (Mycota®)

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    Non Formulary
     
    Unguentum M®

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Urea 5% Special Preparation

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    Non Formulary
     
    Uvistat®

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    Non Formulary
     
    Veil®

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Yellow Soft Parrafin BP

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    Non Formulary
    Black
     
    Zinc and Salicylic Acid Paste BP

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    Non Formulary
     
    Zinc Cream BP

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    Non Formulary
     
    Zinc Ointment BP

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    Non Formulary
     
      
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    Medicines which are suitable for initiation and maintenance prescribing by primary and secondary care clinicians. These medicines should be initiated and prescribed within their licensed indications.  

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