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 Formulary Chapter 13: Skin - Full Chapter
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Any drug not listed on the Formulary should be considered Non-Formulary - Not recommended for prescribing

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13.05.01  Expand sub section  Preparations for eczema
Alitretinoin (Toctino®)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine

FOR ALL PRESCRIBING – Blueteq or High cost drug form required – see link from Formulary homepage.

10mg & 30mg Capsules

Approved in accordance with NICE TA177 for the treatment of severe chronic hand eczema. For more information click the link below.

Restricted - must be initiated by a consultant Dermatologist.

Must not be prescribed on FP10 prescriptions

 
Link  NICE TA177: Eczema (chronic) - alitretinoin
   
Dupilumab (Dupixent®)
(Injection)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Red
High Cost Medicine

FOR ALL PRESCRIBING – Blueteq or High cost drug form required – see link from Formulary homepage.

Approved in accordance with NICE TA534 for the treatment of moderate to severe atopic eczema.

 
Link  NICE TA534: Dupilumab for treating moderate to severe atopic dermatitis
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Atopiclair®

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Non Formulary
 
Ichthammol

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Status Description

Red

RED - Hospital only – to be prescribed by a specialist and supplied from secondary care ONLY throughout treatment  

Amber

Amber medicines are considered suitable for GP prescribing following specialist initiation.  

Green

These medicines are appropriate for initiation in both primary and secondary care. Prescribing is appropriate within licensed or local recommendations   

Amber SCG

Shared Care - these medicines require specialist initiation and stabilisation. Ongoing division of responsibility for drug and disease monitoring between specialist and GP by a Shared Care Guideline (SCG). If no SCG in place status reverts to red.   

Black

A decision has been made by either or both the local or national NHS not to routinely commission this preparation for its licensed indications. Do not prescribe.   

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