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 Formulary Chapter 13: Skin - Full Chapter
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Emollient Prescribing Guidance (Herefordshire) 2019

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13.02.01  Expand sub section  Emollients
Epimax ® Cream
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First Choice
Green
 
Epimax Ointment
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First Choice
Green
 
ExCetra® Cream
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First Choice
Green

Equivalent formulation to Cetraben cream

 
Isomol® Gel
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First Choice
Green

Equivalent formulation to Doublebase gel

 
Cetraben® Lotion
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Second Choice
Green
 
   
Hydromol ® Ointment
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Second Choice
Green
 
   
Oilatum ®Junior Cream
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Second Choice
Green
 
   
QV ® Intensive Ointment
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Second Choice
Green
 
   
QV® Cream
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Second Choice
Green
 
   
Zerobase ® cream
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Second Choice
Green

Equivalent formulation to diprobase cream

 
   
Aproderm® Colloidal Oatmeal
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Green

Equivalent formulation to Aveeno cream.

 
   
Dermatonics Once Heel Balm ®
(Urea 25%)
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Formulary
Amber

Specialist initiation only for plantar psoriasis with deep fissures where there is a risk of cellulitis developing. Self purchase (OTC) for other indications

 
   
DoubleBase Dayleve ®
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Formulary
Green
 
   
Epimax Oatmeal
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Formulary
Green

Equivalent formulation to Aveeno cream.

 
   
Epimax Paraffin-Free Ointment
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Formulary
Green

Only for patients who continue to smoke

 
   
Liquid and White Soft Paraffin Ointment (50:50)
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Formulary
Green
 
   
Zeroderm Ointment
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Formulary
Green

similar to emulsifying ointment

 
   
Emollin ® Spray
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green

For very painful / fragile skin where "hands on" application of creams or ointments is difficult

 
   
13.02.01  Expand sub section  Emollients - preparations containing urea
Aquadrate ® 10% cream
(Urea 10%)
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Green
 
   
Balneum® cream
(Urea 5% ceramides 0.1%)
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Formulary
Green

useful where a keratolytic is required e.g. hyperkeratosis, icthyosis 

 
   
Balneum ® Plus cream
(Urea 5% Lauromacrogols 3%)
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green
 
   
13.02.01  Expand sub section  Emollients - with antimicrobials
Dermol ® Cream
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Formulary
Green

Contains antimicrobial

 
   
Dermol® Lotion
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Green

Contains antimicrobial

 
   
13.02.01.01  Expand sub section  Emollient bath and shower preparations
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 Non Formulary Items
Aquamax ®

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Non Formulary
 
Aqueous Cream BP

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Non Formulary

Not recommended by dermatology

 

 
Aveeno ®

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Non Formulary
 
Cetraben ®

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Non Formulary
 
Cetraben ®Bath additive

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Non Formulary
 
Diprobase ®

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Non Formulary
 
DoubleBase ®

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Non Formulary
 
E45 ®

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Non Formulary
 
Emollient Bath Additive  (Alpha Keri Bath®)

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Non Formulary
 
Emollient Bath Additive  (Aveeno®)

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Non Formulary
 
Emollient Bath Additive  (Balneum®)

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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  (Oilatum®)

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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
 
Emollient Bath Additive with Anitmicrobials  (Dermol®)

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Non Formulary
 
Emollient Bath Additive with Anitmicrobials  (Dermol®)

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Non Formulary
 
Emollient Bath Additive with Anitmicrobials  (Emulsiderm®)

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Non Formulary
 
Emollient Bath Additives  (Zeroneum®)

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Non Formulary
 
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  (Epaderm®)

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Non Formulary
 
Emollient preparation  (Hewletts®)

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Non Formulary
 
Emollient preparation  (Kamillosan®)

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Non Formulary
 
Emollient preparation  (Keri®)

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Non Formulary
 
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  (Vaseline Dermacare®)

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Non Formulary
 
Emollient preparation  (ZeroAQS®)

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Non Formulary
 
Emollient preparation  (Zeroguent®)

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Non Formulary
 
Emollient preparation containing Urea  (Calmurid®)

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Non Formulary
 
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
 
Emulsifying Ointment BP

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Non Formulary
 
Eucerin ® Intensive

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Non Formulary
 
Flexitol ®

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Non Formulary

See Herefordshire LPT for OTC purchase not NHS prescription

 

 
Hydromol ® bath and shower

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Non Formulary
 
Hydromol ® Intensive

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Non Formulary
 
Imuderm ® emollient

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Non Formulary
 
Lanolin emollient spray
(Evolve plus)

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Non Formulary
 
Oilatum ® Plus  (emollient bath additive)

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Non Formulary
 
Oilatum ® shower emollient gel

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Non Formulary
 
Oilatum® Plus
(MRSA treatment)

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Non Formulary
 
Proprietary Emollient Preparations  (Doublebase®)

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Non Formulary
 
Skin Salvation Cream ®

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Non Formulary
 
Unguentum M ®

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Non Formulary
 
Urea 5% Special Preparation

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Non Formulary
 
White Soft Paraffin BP

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Non Formulary
 
Yellow Soft Parrafin BP

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Non Formulary
 
Zerocream ®

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Non Formulary
 
Zerodouble ® Gel

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Non Formulary
 
Zerodouble ® Gel

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Non Formulary
 
  
Key
note Notes
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
Track Changes
Display tracking information
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Link to adult BNF
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Link to children's BNF
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Link to SPCs
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

Green

Suitable for use in primary care  

Amber

Specialist initiation. Shared care in place  

Red

Red do not use..  

Advice

Some formulations restricted  

Black

NICE "Do not do"  

Green 1

1st line option  

Green 2

2nd line option  

Green 3

3rd line option only  

Not Recomended / Black

Low Value Medicine not recommended for use - see NHSE guidelines  

OTC

This preparation should be bought over the counter for self-care  

Red Amber

Check product description for traffic light status  

Red Black

Low Value Medicine  

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