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13.02.01  Expand sub section  Emollients
AproDerm Colloidal Oat Cream
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Green

Cost effective alternative to Aveeno cream

 
   
Aquamol cream
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Green

Can be used as a soap substitute

 
   
Aqueous Cream BP
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Green

ZeroAQS is the lower cost alternative for prescribing in primary care.

 
   
Aveeno cream
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Green

Zeroveen is the lower cost alternative for prescribing in primary care.

 
   
Balneum cream
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Green

Contains 5% urea - for dry skin conditions

 
   
Balneum Plus cream
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Green

Contains 5% urea and lauromacrogols. For dry, scaling and itching skin

 
   
Calmurid cream
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Green

Contains 10% urea

 
   
Cetraben
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Green

Cream, Ointment, Lotion

 
   
Dermamist spray
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Green

White soft paraffin 10% in liquid paraffin and coconut oil

 
   
Dermatonics Heel Balm
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Green

Contains 25% urea

 
   
Dermol
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Green

500 Lotion and Cream

 
   
Diprobase
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Green

Zerobase is a lower cost alternative for primary care prescribing

 
   
DoubleBase
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Zerodouble is the lower cost alternative for prescribing in primary care.

 
   
E45
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Green

Zerocream is a lower cost alternative for primary care prescribing

 
   
Eczmol cream
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Green

Contains 1% chlorhexidine. Can also be used as a soap substitute

 
   
Emollin spray
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Green

50:50 liquid paraffin/white soft paraffin aerosol spray

 
   
Emulsifying Ointment BP
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Epaderm
(cream, ointment)
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Dermatology only in secondary care. Listed in DT as appliance.

 
   
Epimax
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Epimax is a cost effective alternative to Diprobase cream

 
   
Eucerin Intensive
(cream, lotion)
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Green

Contains 10% urea

 
   
Excetra
(Cream)
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Cost effective alternative to Cetraben cream

 
   
Flexitol
(cream)
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Green

Contains 10% urea

 
   
Flexitol
(Heel Balm)
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Green

Contains 25% urea

 
   
Hydrous ointment (oily cream)
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Green
 
   
Isomol
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Isomol is a cost effective alternative to Doublebase Gel

 
   
Liquid paraffin 50% white soft paraffin 50% ointment  (50:50)
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Neutrogena Dermatological Cream
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NPF

 
   
Propylene gycol 20% w/w in aqueous cream
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Red

Included on BAD special list

 
   
QV
(cream, ointment, lotion)
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Green

Suitable for twice daily use

 
   
White Soft Paraffin BP
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Green
 
   
Yellow Soft Paraffin BP
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Green
 
   
Zerobase
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Lower cost alternative to Diprobase

 
   
Zerocream
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Lower cost alternative to E45 cream

 
   
Zerodouble Gel
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Lower cost alternative to Doublebase ge

 
   
Zeroguent
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Lower cost alternative to Unguentum M

 
   
Zeroveen
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Lower cost alternative to Aveeno cream

 
   
13.02.01  Expand sub section  Greasy emollients
13.02.01.01  Expand sub section  Emollient bath and shower preparations
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 Non Formulary Items
Aquadrate

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Aquamax

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Aveeno bath oil

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Non Formulary

NHS England low priority prescribing

 
Balneum Plus bath oil

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Non Formulary

NHS England low priority prescribing

 
Balneum bath oil

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Non Formulary

NHS England low priority prescribing

 
Cetraben emollient bath additive

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Non Formulary

NHS England low priority prescribing

 
Dermol

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600 bath emollient and 200 shower emollient (contains antimicrobial)

NHS England low priority prescribing

 
DoubleBase Dayleve

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Doublebase emollient shower gel

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NHS England low priority prescribing

 
Emollient Bath Additive  (Alpha Keri Bath®)

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Non Formulary
 
Emollient Bath Additive  (Dermalo®)

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Emollient Bath Additive  (Diprobath)

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Emollient Bath Additive  (E45®)

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Emollient Bath Additive  (Imuderm®)

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Emollient Bath Additive  (Zerolatum)

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Non Formulary

NHS England low priority prescribing

 
Emollient Bath Additives  (Zeroneum)

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Non Formulary

NHS England low priority prescribing

 
Emollient preparation  (Lipobase)

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Emollient preparation  (Ultrabase)

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Emulsiderm liquid emulsion

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Non Formulary

NHS England low priority prescribing

 
Hydromol

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Hydromol bath and shower

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Hydromol Intensive

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Oilatum

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Emollient bath additive, Junior bath additive, Shower emollient (gel)

NHS England low priority prescribing

 
Oilatum Plus bath additive

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Non Formulary

NHS England low priority prescribing

 
Oilatum shower emollient gel

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Non Formulary

NHS England low priority prescribing

 
QV

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Bath oil and Gentle wash

NHS England low priority prescribing

 
Unguentum M

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Scottish Medicines Consortium
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Controlled Drug
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High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
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CCG

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Green

Primary and Secondary Care (unrestricted) may be prescribed by GPs, hospital doctors or other qualified prescribers in primary and secondary care  

Amber Initiation

Amber Initiated: first prescription from specialist, on going supplies from primary care (or when stabilised on therapy).  

Amber Recommended

Amber recommended: first prescription may be supplied by primary care under the advice of a specialist.  

Amber with Shared Care

For initiation within a specialist service followed by ongoing prescribing in primary care according to published shared care guidance  

Red

For initiation and ongoing prescribing in secondary care only. Medicines in this category may be further restricted to use by specific hospital departments only.  

Blue

For prescribing in primary care only  

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