Chapter 13 - Skin

Formulary List for Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust (as per categories of the BNF)

 BNF Chapter 13 Skin Formulary-Status Key
  Indicates that the drug is avaialble as part of a shared care agreement 
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  Indicates that the drug is available, by prior approval, to patients that meet NICE criteria
  Indicates that the drug is only available from hospital(s)
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 Drug name  Drugs shown in black are first line choices
  Drugs shown in orange are second or third line choices

Skin

  Status

Joint Walsall Formulary

NICE clinical guidance or technology appraisal

Type of drug

Name of drug

 

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Below are the recommended specials from the British Association of Dermatologists

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EMOLLIENTS

     

NICE CG57

Creams

 

Cetraben Cream

 

E45 Cream

Zerobase or Diprobase Cream

Oilatum Cream

Zeroderm Cream

 

     

Aveeno Cream

Epaderm Cream

   

Lotions & gels

Doublebase gel

Zerodouble gel

Cetraben Lotion

     

Ointments

 

Emulsifying Ointment

Zeroderm or Hydromol Ointment

Liquid paraffin 50% in WSP

Zeroderm  Ointment

Zerobase  Cream

Cetraben Ointment

     

Diprobase Ointment

Epaderm Ointment

   

Emollients with urea & antipruritics

 

Balneum Cream

Balneum Plus cream

Calmurid

Flexitol 10%

Eucerin intensive cream

Eurax cream

     

Calamine Lotion

  Limited clinical value  

Xepin cream

Levomenthol cream

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Emollients with antimicrobials

Dermol cream

Dermol 500 lotion

Dermol 200 shower

Dermol 600 bath oil

     

Emollient bath additives

 

Hydromol bath & shower

Dermalo bath

Zeroneum

     

Zeroneum or Balneum bath oil

Balneum Plus bath oil

Oilatum bath

   

Barrier preparations

Metanium ointment

Sudocream

Secura Barrier cream

Zinc & caster oil ointment

     

TOPICAL CORTICOSTEROIDS

     

NICE TA 81

NICE CG 57

NICE CG153

Mild potency

Hydrocortisone 0.5% Cream or Ointment

Hydrocortisone 1% Cream or Ointment

Daktacort Cream & Ointment

Timodine Cream

Canesten HC Cream

     

Fluocinolone 0.0025%, Synalar 1:10 Ointment

   

Moderate potency

Eumovate Cream or Ointment

Trimovate cream

     

Betnovate RD Cream or Ointment

Synalar 1 in 4 Ointment

   

Haelan tape

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Potent potency

 

Betnovate Cream or Ointment

Betnovate-C Cream or Ointment

Lotriderm cream

Diprosalic Ointment

     

Elocon Cream or Ointment

Synalar Cream or Ointment

     

Diprosalic Ointment

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Clobetasone NN

   

Very potent potency

Dermovate Cream or Ointment

Nerisone Forte Cream or Ointment

     

 

Steroid scalp applications

 

Betnovate scalp application

     

Elocon scalp application

Synalar gel

   

NICE CG 153

Dermovate scalp application

Diposalic scalp application

Clarelux foam

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TOPICAL TACROLIMUS

Pimecrolimus cream

Tacrolimus 0.03% ointment

Tacrolimus 0.1% ointment

   

NICE TA 82

NICE CG 57

PSORIASIS TOPICALS

     

NICE CG 153

VITAMIN D ANALOGUES

 

Calcipotriol (Dovonex) Ointment

Calcipotriol Scalp Application

Dovobet Ointment

Silkis ointment

     

Xamiol & Dovobet Gel

   
Calcipotriol and betamethasone Foam (Enstilar)      

COAL TARS

 

Exorex Lotion

Alphosyl-HC Cream

Psoriderm Bath Emulsion

Sebco Scalp Ointment

Cocois Scalp Ointment

     

Carbo-Dome Cream

   

DITHRANOL

Dithrocream 0.1%

Dithrocream 0.25%

Dithrocream 0.5%

Dithrocream 1%

Dithrocream  2%

     

SCALP PREPARATIONS

Alphosyl 2 in 1 shampoo

Capasal Shampoo

Polytar liquid

Selsun Shampoo

Ketoconazole Shampoo

T/Gel Shampoo

     
PDE4 Inhibitor Apremilast - specilaist initiation only     NICE TA419

TREATMENTS FOR ACNE & ROSACEA

       

TOPICALS

 

Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5%(PanOxyl gel)

Benzoyl Peroxide 5% (PanOxyl gel)

Benzoyl Peroxide 10% (PanOxyl gel)

Metronidazole cream 0.75% (Rozex)

Dalacin-T lotion

Tretinoin cream 0.01% (Retin-A)

Tretinoin cream 0.025% (Retin-A)

Duac gel

Treclin

Epiduo gel

Mirvaso gel

     

Adapelene cream & gel (Differin)

Azelaic Acid 20% (Skinoren)

Zineryt Topical Solution

   

ANTIBIOTICS

 

 

Lymecycline

Oxytetracycline

Doxycycline

   

NICE CG 57

Erythromycin

Minocycline

See Formulary

   

Trimethoprim

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ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES

 

Co-cyprindiol (Dianette)

     

Yasmin

   

PREPARATIONS FOR WARTS & CALLUSES

 

Salactol

     

Verrugon

Occlusal

Glutarol

   

SUNSCREEN & PHOTODAMAGE PREPARATIONS

Sunsense Ultra Lotion

Anthelios XL

Solaraze Gel

Efudix Cream

Aldara Cream

Picato Gel

     

HIRSUTISM / ALOPECIA

 

Eflornithine (Vaniqa)

     

Minoxidil   2%

Finasteride 1mg

Metformin

Spironalactone

     

ANTI-INFECTIVE SKIN PREPARATIONS

       

ANTISEPTIC & ANTIBIOTIC

Mupirocin 2% Ointment                          

Silver Sulphadiazine (Flamazine)

Metronidazole 0.75% gel (Anabact)

Polyfax Ointment

Crystacide Cream

   

NICE CG 74

ANTIFUNGAL

Clotrimazole Cream

Miconazole Cream

Terbinafine Cream

Loceryl nail lacquer

     

ANTI-PARASITICIDAL

 

Malathion Lotion alcoholic

Malathion Liquid Aqueous

Phenothrin Lotion Alcoholic

Phenothrin Liquid Aqueous

Permethrin Cream

     

Ivermectin

Albendazole

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DISINFECTANTS & CLEANSERS

Hibiscrub

Hydrex

Potassium permanganate Solution

Permitabs

     

ANTIPERSPIRANTS

 

Anhydrol Forte

Driclor

ZeaSORB

     

Propantheline Bromide

Oxybutynin

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OTHER

Capsaicin 0.025%

Capsaicin 0.075% cream

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NICE CG59

NICE CG 96

ORAL RETINOIDS

 

Acitretin 10mg

Acitretin 25mg

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NICE CG 153

NICE TA 177

NICE TA 177

 

Isotretinoin 10mg

Isotretinoin 20mg

Alitretinoin 10mg

Alitretinoin 30mg

 

IMMUNE MODULATORS USED IN DERMATOLOGY

 

 

Methotrexate 

Ciclosporin (Neoral)

Hydroxyurea / Hydroxycarbamide

Azathioprine

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NICE CG 153

NICE CG 153

NICE TA134

NICE CG 153

NICE TA 103

NICE CG 153

  NICE TA 475

 Mycophenolate Mofetil

Fumaric Acid Esters (Fumaderm)

Tacrolimus (Oral)

Thalidomide

Cyclophosphamide (Oral)

Dimethyl fumarate (Skilarence®traffic light pic 

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 Infliximab

Etanercept

Adalimumab

Ustekinumab

Ixekizumab

   

SYSTEMIC ANTIFUNGALS

 

Terbinafine

Griseofulvin 

Griseofulvin oral suspension

     

Fluconazole

Fluconazole oral suspension

Itraconazole

Itraconazole oral liquid

   

SYSTEMIC ANTIVIRALS

 

Aciclovir

Aciclovir Suspension

Cetirizine

Cetirizine Oral Solution

Desloratidine

Fexofenadine

Levocetirizine

Loratadine

Loratadine syrup

 

Chlorphenamine Maleate

Chlorphenamine Maleate Oral Solution

Hyroxyzine

Hydroxyzine syrup

Promethazine

     

Rupatadine

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OTHER SYSTEMIC MEDICATIONS USED IN DERMATOLOGY

 

Dapsone 25mg

Dapsone 100mg

Hydroxychloroquinine

Doxepin

Cimetidine

Ranitidine

Montelukast

Stanazol

Danazol

Tranexamic Acid                                                       

Zinc supplements

Vitamin D Supplements

Clonidine

   

NICE CG 153

Mepacrine

   

 Pimozide

Risperidone

Olanzapine

Fluoxetine

Potassium Iodide 300mg

Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) 

Nicotinamide      

Colchicine         

Propanolol Oral Solution   

Beta-Carotene 

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DERMATOLOGY SPECIALS

Glycopyrrolate in cetomacrogol 0.5% (or in Unguntum-M )

Glycopyrrolate in cetomacrogol 1%

Glycopyrrolate in cetomacrogol 2%

Glycopyrrolate in cetomacrogol 4%

20% Monobenzylether of
hydroquinone (Benoquin)

COAL TAR SOLN  IN Y.S.P.     [2% or 5% or 6% or 10%]                       

EMULS. OINT 25% in COCONUT OIL                            

MAGNESIUM SULPHATE MIXTURE BP

PUVASORALEN-8 0.005% GEL (50g)   

PUVASORALEN-8 1.2% BATH LOTION (30mL)        

SALICYCLIC ACID 2%/6% COAL TAR IN E.O. OINTMENT  

SALICYCLIC ACID 2%/SULP 2% IN AQ CREAM 500gm

SALICYCLIC ACID 2%/SULP 2% IN EMULSIFYING OINTMENT 100g

SALICYCLIC ACID 1% IN EMULSIFYING OINTMENT

SALICYLIC ACID 10% IN W.S.P. OINTMENT                  

SALICYLIC ACID 2% IN W.S.P. OINTMENT                  

SALICYLIC ACID 5% IN W.S.P. OINTMENT     

TRETINOIN 0.025%/HYDROQUINIONE 4%/HYDROCORTISONE 1%                                                                                      

   

NICE CG 153

NICE CG 153