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13.05.01  Expand sub section  Preparations for eczema
Alitretinoin
(caps)
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Red
High Cost Medicine

Restricted Item Specialist prescribing only.

Routinely reimbursed by CCG if NICE TA177 eligibility criteria fulfilled.

IFR application required for exceptional use.

 
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Ichthammol 1% & zinc oxide 15%
(in yellow soft paraffin)
Formulary
Amber Recommended

note From British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) Specials List 2014

unlicensed Unlicensed

 
   
Ichthammol glycerin BPC
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Amber Recommended
 
   
Zinc paste and ichthammol (Ichthopaste)
(bandage)
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Amber Recommended
 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Silk garments  (e.g. Dermasilk)

Non Formulary
Black
 
  
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Status Description

Green

Suitable for prescribing by all in both primary and secondary care.  

Amber Recommended

Specialist recommended but suitable for continuation in primary care.  

Amber Initiation

Specialist initiated but suitable for continuation in primary care.  

Amber SCG

Specialist initiated and for continuation in primary care under a locally approved shared care guideline.  

Red

Suitable for prescribing in specialist settings (secondary care) only.   

Red Specialist Centre

Secondary care medicines to be used under specialised commissioning arrangements only.  

Blue

For primary care, either via FP10 or supplied through specialist services. These products may be stocked by hospital pharmacies only for supply to primary care units/wards or for continuing supplies for patients admitted on therapy.  

Black

Not recommended for use.  

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