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 Formulary Chapter 13: Skin - Full Chapter
Notes:

Where a formulary entry does not detail a medicine’s indications for use, the medicine can be assumed to be approved for all licensed indications.

Formulary approved "off-label" use is detailed separately.

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13.10.02  Expand sub section  Antifungal preparations
Amorolfine nail lacquer 5%
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Benzoic acid ointment, compound BP
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Clotrimazole cream, powder 1%
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Clotrimazole solution 1%
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Econazole nitrate cream 1%
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Ketoconazole cream 2%, shampoo 2%
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Miconazole nitrate cream 2%
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Nystatin 100,000 units/g with chlorhexidine 10mg/g cream (Nystaform)
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Terbinafine 1% cream
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Tioconazole nail lacquer 28%
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Selenium sulphide shampoo 2.5% (Selsun)
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Approved off-label indication:

Pityriasis versicolor

 
   
Sulfacetamide in IMS lotion 15%
Unlicensed Drug Unlicensed
Red

APC approved Special

To be initiated and used under the supervision of a Dermatologist only

 
   
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Section Title Section Title (top level)
Section Title Section Title (sub level)
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Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
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SMC
Scottish Medicines Consortium
Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
CD
Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
CCG
CCG

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Status Description

Red

Specialist or hospital prescribing only. The responsibility for prescribing, monitoring, dose adjustment and review should remain with the specialist or hospital. In very exceptional circumstances a specialist may discuss individual patient need for a RED drug to be prescribed by a GP and the GP should consider informing the Medicines Management team before a decision is made to prescribe for individual patients.   

Amber 1

Treatment can be initiated in primary care after a recommendation from an appropriate specialist  

Amber 2

Specialist initiation followed by maintenance prescribing in primary care  

Amber 3

Specialist initiation with ongoing monitoring required. After dose stabilisation GPs can be requested to take over prescribing responsibilities using the approved APC shared care documentation  

Green

Specialist and non-specialist initiation  

Grey

Not recommended for prescribing  

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