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North of Tyne and Gateshead Guidelines for the Management of Acne (from 12 years of age)

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13.02.01  Expand sub section  Emollients
Aquamax®
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Green plus
  • Approved for used in radiotherapy only.
 
   
Aqueous Cream BP
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Green
  • Due to the SLS content to be used as a soap substitute only.
 
   
Aveeno® (Cream)
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Green
 
   
Cetraben®
(Cream and ointment)
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Green
 
   
Diprobase®
(Cream and ointment)
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Green
 
   
DoubleBase®gel
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Green
 
   
E45®
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Green
 
   
Emulsifying Ointment BP
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Green
 
   
Epaderm® emollient
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Green
  • Hydromol® Ointment is made to the same formula and is more cost effective.
 
   
Epimax®
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Green
 
   
Hydromol® ointment
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Green
  • This product is also known locally as ‘Emulsifying Ointment RVI
    Formula’. It is softer than emulsifying ointment BP. Epaderm ointment is
    made to the same formula, but is more expensive.
 
   
Hydrous® ointment
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Green
 
   
Oilatum® cream
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Green
 
   
Oilatum® Junior cream
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Green
 
   
Paraffin sterile liquid
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Green
 
   
QV®
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Green plus
  • Approved for used in radiotherapy only.
 
   
White Soft Paraffin BP
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Green
 
   
Yellow Soft Paraffin BP
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Green
 
   
ZeroAQS®
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Green
  • SLS free alternative to Aqueous Cream.
 
   
Zerobase®
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Green
  • Alternative to Diprobase
 
   
Zerocream®
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Green
  • Alternative to E45® Cream.
 
   
Zerodouble® Gel
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Green
  • Alternative to Doublebase gel.
 
   
Zeroveen® cream
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Green
  • Alternative to Aveeno
 
   
13.02.01  Expand sub section  Emollients - preparations containing urea
Balneum® Plus cream
(Emollient preparation containing Urea)
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Green
 
   
Calmurid® emollient
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Green
 
   
Eucerin® Intensive
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Green
 
   
13.02.01  Expand sub section  Emollients - with antimicrobials
Dermol®
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Green plus
 
   
13.02.01.01  Expand sub section  Emollient bath and shower preparations
Oilatum® Bath Emollient
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Green
 
   
Balneum® Bath Additive
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Green
 
   
Cetraben®Bath additive
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Green
 
   
Dermol 600® Bath Additive
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Green plus
 
   
Dermol® 200 Shower emollient
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Green
 
   
Dermol® 500 Lotion
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Green
 
   
Diprobath® Bath Additive
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Green
 
   
E45® Bath Additive
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Green
 
   
Hydromol® bath and shower
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Green
 
   
Oilatum® Plus emollient bath additive
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Green
 
   
Oilatum® shower emollient gel
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Green
 
   
Zerolatum® Bath Emollient
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Green
  • Alternative to Oilatum®.
 
   
Zeroneum® Bath Emollient
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Green
  • Alternative to Balneum®.
 
   
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Section Title Section Title (top level)
Section Title Section Title (sub level)
First Choice Item First Choice item
Non Formulary Item Non Formulary section
Restricted Drug
Restricted Drug
Unlicensed Drug
Unlicensed
Track Changes
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Link to adult BNF
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Link to children's BNF
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Link to SPCs
SMC
Scottish Medicines Consortium
Cytotoxic Drug
Cytotoxic Drug
CD
Controlled Drug
High Cost Medicine
High Cost Medicine
Cancer Drugs Fund
Cancer Drugs Fund
NHSE
NHS England
Homecare
Homecare
CCG
CCG

Traffic Light Status Information

Status Description

Red

Drugs for hospital use only. The responsibility for initiation and monitoring treatment should rest with an appropriate hospital clinician and the drug should be supplied through the hospital throughout the duration of treatment. In some very exceptional circumstances (e.g. due to distance from the hospital, storage, supply or mobility/transport problems) it may be appropriate for the GP to be asked to prescribe a Red drug. This should be negotiated on an individual patient basis and should only be done with the GP’s prior informed agreement where the roles of the GP and hospital services are clearly defined and agreed. The GP should not feel under pressure to prescribe in these circumstances.   

Amber

Drugs initiated by hospital specialist, but where continuing treatment by GPs may be appropriate under a shared care arrangement. The specialist should send the GP a copy of the shared care agreement to sign. The GP should sign the shared care agreement, or indicate they do not want to be part of such an agreement, and return a copy back to the specialist. Shared care guidelines are available or are being developed for most of the drugs listed as Amber. If no shared care guideline is available, the hospital specialist should provide the patient’s GP with sufficient information and support to allow treatment to be continued and managed safely in primary care.  

Green plus

Drugs normally recommended or initiated by hospital specialist, but where the provision of an information leaflet may be appropriate to facilitate continuing treatment by GPs. Many of these information sheets are in the process of development.  

Green

Drugs where prescribing by GPs is appropriate. Drugs not classified as Red, Amber or Green Plus (formerly blue in North of Tyne) are generally classified as ‘Green’ by default. The Green drugs listed here include those products normally initiated by hospital specialists where there was a need for discussion and debate as to the category in which they should be placed.  

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