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 Formulary Chapter 13: Skin - Full Chapter
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13.02.01  Expand sub section  Emollients
Aquamax Cream
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Formulary
Green
Lowest Greasy Preparation

100g and 500g Cream


Please refer to the Supplementary ’Emollient Guide’ for more detail 
   
QV Cream
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Formulary
Green
Lowest Greasy Preparation
Cream 100g and 500g

Please refer to the supplementary "Emollient Guide" for more details 
   
ZeroAQS Cream (ZeroAQS®)
(Also to be used as a Soap substitute)
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Formulary
Green
Lowest Greasy Preparation

100g and 500g Cream

Cheaper than Aqueous Cream

Aqueous cream is currently more expensive than other emollients so is not recommended for prescribing

Please refer to the supplementary "Emollient Guide" for more details 
   
Zerocream®
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Formulary
Green
Lowest Greasy Preparation

Cream 50g
Pump pack 500g

Cheaper and equivalent to E45

Please refer to the supplementary "Emollient Guide" for more details 
   
Zerobase
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Formulary
Green
Moderately Greasy Preparation

Zerobase 50g and 500g
Cheaper and equivalent to Diprobase


 
   
ZeroDouble Gel
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Formulary
Green
Moderately Greasy Preparation


Gel 100g and 500g


Equivalent to Doublebase Gel


Please refer to the Supplementary ’Emollient Guide’ for more detail 
   
Zeroderm Ointment
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Formulary
Green
Greasy Preparation

125g and 500g Ointment

Cheaper and Equivalent to Epaderm and Hydromol


Please refer to the Supplementary ’Emollient Guide’ for more detail 
   
Zeroguent
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Formulary
Green
Greasy Preparation
Cheaper and equivalent to Unguentum M

 
   
Emulsifying Ointment
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Formulary
Green

Greasy Preparation

500g Emulsifying Ointment

Self Care Self Care Medicine-Available OTC for self care.

 

 
   
Hydrous Ointment
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Formulary
Green
Greasy Preparation

500g Ointment (Oily Cream)

This is also called Oily cream

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

Very Greasy Preparation

Ointment 250g

Please refer to the supplementary "Emollient Guide" for more details

Self Care Self Care Medicine-Available OTC for self care.

 

 
   
Balneum 5% Cream
(Urea)
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Formulary
Green
Cream with 5% Urea

50g and 500g pump pack

 
   
Aquadrate10% Cream
(Urea)
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Formulary
Green

Cream with 10% Urea

100g Cream

Self Care Self Care Medicine-Available OTC for self care.

 

 
   
Dermatonics 25% Cream (Dermatonics Once Heel Balm)
(Urea)
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Formulary
Green
Cream with 25% Urea

Cream 75 mL & 200 mL

For Dry skin on soles of feet.
For Diabetics ONLY
ADULT and CHILD over 12 years, apply once daily


 
   
13.02.01  Expand sub section  Emollients - with antimicrobials
13.02.01  Expand sub section  Greasy emollients
13.02.01.01  Expand sub section  Emollient bath and shower preparations
Hydromol Bath and Shower Emollient
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Formulary
Green

Cheapest Bath Additive

There is no evidence to support the use of bath and shower emollients. Patients should be advised to wash with their normal emollient as a soap substitute(but not 50:50)as this is more cost effective and provides better moisturisation. Bath emollients leave the bath very slippery and there is a risk of falling.

Please note Hydromol Cream and Ointment Preparations should be prescribed as Zeroderm
 
Please refer to the Supplementary ’Emollient Guide’ for more detail

NHS England has identified this product as an item that should not be routinely prescribed in primary care (Ver. 2, June 2019)

NHS England: Items which should not be routinely prescribed in primary care: Guidance for CCGs

Self Care Self Care Medicine-Available OTC for self care.

 

 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Aqueous Cream BP

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Non Formulary
 
Aveeno®

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Non Formulary
 
Cetraben®

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Non Formulary
 
Cetraben®Bath additive

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Non Formulary
 
Dermol®

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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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Emollient preparation  (Decubal® Clinic)

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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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Emollient preparation  (Keri®)

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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  (Ultrabase®)

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Emollient preparation  (Vaseline Dermacare®)

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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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Emollient preparation with antimicrobials  (Zerolatum® Plus)

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Non Formulary
 
Emollin®

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Non Formulary
 
Eucerin® Intensive

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Non Formulary
 
Flexitol®

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Non Formulary Aquadrate 10% cream and Balneum 5% cream are equivalent preferred choices.
 
Hydromol® Intensive

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Non Formulary
 
Lanolin emollient spray

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Non Formulary
 
Oilatum®

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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
 
Proprietary Emollient Preparations  (Doublebase®)

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Unguentum M®

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Non Formulary
 
Urea 5% Special Preparation

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Non Formulary
 
Yellow Soft Parrafin BP

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Non Formulary
 
  
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Controlled Drug
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Drugs which require special consideration. These are drugs for Consultant Prescribing ONLY. They should not be prescribed in Primary Care.  

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Drugs that should be initiated by a Specialist but are suitable for continuation in Primary Care. For some drugs there may be a Ricad in place to aid the transition to primary care.  

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Drugs that should be initiated by a Specialist but are suitable for continuation in Primary Care but also require and ESCA (Shared Care Agreement)   

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Suitable first-line drugs for implementation in Primary Care  

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