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 Formulary Chapter 13: Skin - Full Chapter
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13.09  Expand sub section  Shampoos and other preparations for scalp and hair conditions
Alphosyl 2 in 1 shampoo (Alcoholic coal tar extract 5%)
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Capasal
(shampoo)
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Coal tar 1%, coconut oil 1%, salicyclic acid 0.5%

 
   
Dermax shampoo (benzalkonium chloride 0.5%)
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Green
 
   
Polytar shampoo (Coal tar solution 4%)
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Ketoconazole 2% shampoo
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Restricted Drug Restricted
Green

NHS England low value medication

A prescription for treatment of dandruff should not routinely be offered in primary care as the condition is appropriate for self-care

 
   
13.09  Expand sub section  Hirsutism
13.09  Expand sub section  Androgenetic alopecia
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 Non Formulary Items
Ceanel Concentrate shampoos  (Cetrimide 10%)

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Eflornithine  (Vaniqa)

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Finasteride  (Propecia)

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Minoxidil  (Regaine)

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Psoriderm shampoo  (Coal tar 2.5%)

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Selenium sulphide 2.5% shsmpoo  (Selsun)

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T/Gel shampoo  (Coal tar extract 2%)

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Unlicensed
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Scottish Medicines Consortium
Cytotoxic Drug
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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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