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 Formulary Chapter 13: Skin - Full Chapter
Notes:

Please note all items listed in the British Association of Dermatology specials list are classified as having a 'red' traffic light status except for Pigmanorm and Dundee sunscreen - please refer to individual entries for these items.



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13.10.01.02  Expand sub section  Antibacterial preparations also used systemically
Anabact
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Gel, metronidazole 0.75%
Excipients include hydroxybenzoates (parabens), propylene glycol

For malodourous fungating tumours and ulcers 
   
Fucidin
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Green
Cream, fusidic acid 2%
Excipients include butylated hydroxyanisole, cetyl alcohol

Ointment, sodium fusidate 2%
Excipients include cetyl alcohol, wool fat 
   
Gentamicin 0.1% cream
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Red
Unlicensed medicine. Restricted use: Renal service for application to PD exit sites. 
   
Metrogel
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Green
Gel, metronidazole 0.75%
Excipients include hydroxybenzoates (parabens), propylene glycol

For rosacea 
   
Rozex
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Green
Cream, metronidazole 0.75%
Excipients include benzyl alcohol, isopropyl palmitate

For rosacea 
   
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Metronidazole  (Metrosa®)

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Metronidazole  (Metrotop®)

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Metronidazole  (Noritate®)

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Metronidazole  (Zyomet®)

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Unlicensed
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High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
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Cancer Drugs Fund
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Homecare
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CCG

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Green

May be initiated, stabilised and maintained in primary, secondary or tertiary care  

Amber

Amber drug - without shared care  

Amber SCG

Amber drug - with shared care guideline  

Red

For secondary or tertiary care initiation and long-term maintenance of prescribing  

Black

Not recommended  

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