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 Formulary Chapter 13: Skin - Full Section
Notes:

Only high cost medicines to be supplied within our health economy are listed on BSW Formulary, but patients may also have access to more specialised, high cost medicines via other specialist centres, if eligible.

Dermatology-related Prescribing Guidance

Please see our Prescribing Guidelines page for all prescribing guidance relating to this chapter.

Dermatology-related Shared Care Agreements

Please see our Shared Care Agreements page for all shared care agreements (SCAs) relating to this chapter.

Self-care

Many of the products in this chapter are available for purchase over-the-counter, and patients are encouraged to self-care, with the support of their community pharmacist, in the first instance.

For further information on self-care & the NHS, please refer to https://www.england.nhs.uk/medicines/conditions-for-which-over-the-counter-items-should-not-routinely-be-prescribed/

Dermatology Specials Approved List: see section 13.14

Please note that any specials listed in the BAD list are deemed to be RED on this formulary, so that specialists can prescribe them only.

 

 

Numbers in brackets indicate counts of (Formulary items, Non Formulary items)
13.01 Management of skin conditions (0,1)
13.01.01 Vehicles (0,0)
13.01.02 Suitable quantities for prescribing (0,0)
13.01.03 Excipients and sensitisation (0,0)
13.02 Emollient and barrier preparations (0,0)
13.02.01 Emollients (17,36)
Emollients - preparations containing urea (0,0)
Emollients - with antimicrobials (0,0)
13.02.01.01 Emollient bath and shower preparations (1,20)
13.02.02 Barrier preparations (9,11)
13.03 Topical local anaesthetics and antipruritics (3,1)
13.04 Topical corticosteriods. (29,23)
Topical corticosteriod preparation potencies (0,0)
13.05 Preparations for eczema and psoriasis (0,0)
13.05.01 Preparations for eczema (2,0)
13.05.02 Preparations for psoriasis (2,1)
Topical preparations for psoriasis (15,7)
Oral retinoids for psoriasis (1,0)
13.05.03 Drugs affecting the immune response (25,1)
13.06 Acne and rosacea (3,0)
13.06.01 Topical preparations for acne (0,0)
Benzoyl peroxide and azelaic acid (2,0)
Topical antibacterials for acne (3,2)
Topical retinoids and related preparations for acne (2,4)
Other topical preparations for acne (0,4)
13.06.02 Oral preparations for acne (0,0)
Oral antibiotics for acne (5,0)
Hormone treatment for acne (1,0)
Oral retinoid for acne (1,0)
Ocular rosacea (0,0)
13.07 Preparations for warts and calluses (3,6)
Anogenital warts (4,2)
13.08 Sunscreens and camouflagers (0,1)
13.08.01 Sunscreen preparations (2,6)
Photodamage (5,2)
13.08.02 Camouflagers (4,1)
13.09 Shampoos and other preparations for scalp and hair conditions (3,9)
Hirsutism (1,0)
Androgenetic alopecia (0,2)
13.10 Anti-infective skin preparations (0,0)
13.10.01 Antibacterial preparations (0,0)
13.10.01.01 Antibacterial preparations only used topically (2,4)
13.10.01.02 Antibacterial preparations also used systemically (2,5)
13.10.02 Antifungal preparations (4,19)
13.10.03 Antiviral preparations (1,2)
13.10.04 Parasiticidal preparations (3,5)
Scabies (0,0)
Crab lice (0,0)
Benzyl benzonate (0,0)
Carbaryl (0,1)
Dimeticone (0,1)
Malathion (0,0)
Permethrin (0,0)
Phenothrin (0,0)
13.10.05 Preparations for minor cuts and abrasions (1,1)
Collodion (0,1)
Skin tissue adhesive (2,3)
13.11 Skin cleansers, antiseptics, and desloughing agents (0,0)
13.11.01 Alcohols and saline (4,0)
13.11.02 Chlorhexidine salts (2,10)
13.11.03 Cationic surfactants and soaps (0,1)
13.11.04 Iodine and Chlorine (1,2)
13.11.05 Phenolics (1,4)
13.11.06 Oxidisers, and dyes (2,0)
13.11.07 Desloughing agents (1,1)
Desloughing agents (0,0)
Growth factor (0,1)
13.12 Antiperspirants (4,0)
13.13 Topical circulatory preparations (0,0)
13.14 Unlicensed dermatology products as listed by BAD (1,0)
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