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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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13.06.01  Expand sub section  Topical preparations for acne
Adapalene 0.1%
(Cream or Gel)
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First Choice
Green
 
13.06.01  Expand sub section  Benzoyl peroxide and azelaic acid
Azelaic Acid 20% (Skinoren)
(Cream)
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Green
 
   
Benzoyl Peroxide 5%
(Gel)
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Red

Self-care in Primary Care.

More cost-effective to purchase than prescription charge.

 
   
Benzoyl Peroxide 5% with Clindamycin 1% (Duac Once Daily)
(Gel)
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Green
 
   
13.06.01  Expand sub section  Topical antibacterials for acne
Clindamycin 1% (Dalacin T)
(Lotion)
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First Choice
Green
 
Erythromycin 40mg with Zinc Acetate 12mg/mL (Zineryt)
(Lotion)
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First Choice
Green
 
Clindamycin/ tretinoin  (Treclin)
(Gel)
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Green
 
   
13.06.01  Expand sub section  Topical retinoids and related preparations for acne
Isotretinoin with erythromycin (Isotrexin)
(Gel)
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Green
 
   
13.06.01  Expand sub section  Other topical preparations for acne to top
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 Non Formulary Items
Abrasive Agents  (Brasivol®)

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Non Formulary
 
Adapalene / Benzoyl Peroxide  (Epiduo)

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Non Formulary
 
Antibacterials  (Stiemycin®)

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Non Formulary
 
Antibacterials  (Zindaclin®)

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Non Formulary
 
Azelaic Acid  (Finacae)

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Non Formulary
 
Benzoyl Peroxide  (Acnecide)

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Non Formulary
 
Benzoyl Peroxide with antimcrobials  (Quinoderm®)

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Non Formulary
 
Brimonidine gel  (Mirvaso)

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Non Formulary
 
Corticosteroids  (Actinac®)

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Non Formulary
 
Isotretinoin  (Isotrex gel)

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Non Formulary
 
Ivermectin cream  (Soolantra)

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Non Formulary
 
Nicotinamide  (Nicam®)

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Non Formulary
 
Salicylic Acid  (Acnisal®)

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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
 
Tretinoin with antibacterial  (Aknemycin Plus)

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Non Formulary
 
  
Key
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Section Title Section Title (top level)
Section Title Section Title (sub level)
First Choice Item First Choice item
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

Traffic Light Status Information

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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