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 Formulary Chapter 13: Skin - Full Chapter
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Unless explicitly stated, any brand names included in brackets next to a drug's generic name are there solely to aid searching and identification, and should not be considered to limit use to that specific brand. 
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13.05.02  Expand sub section  Preparations for psoriasis
13.05.02  Expand sub section  Topical preparations for psoriasis
Calcipotriol 50mcg/g ointment
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Green

Calcipotriol 50mcg/g ointment

 
   
13.05.02  Expand sub section  Oral retinoids for psoriasis
Acitretin (Neotigason)
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Red
Acitretin Capsules

Consultant dermatologist only 
Link  DSU: Oral retinoid medicines▼: revised and simplified pregnancy prevention educational materials for healthcare professionals and women (June 2019)
Link  EMA: Updated measures for pregnancy prevention during retinoid use (March 2018)
   
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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 SPCs
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

Green

Green - Drugs suitable for generalised use in accordance with position summary. Inform primary care of need to prescribe using a TTO chart if in patient or Treatment Advice Note (TAN) if Outpatient.   

Amber

Amber - these drugs require specialist initiation or recommendation  

Amber SCG

Amber Share Care - Drugs suitable for generalist use, in accordance with position summary, normally following specialist initiation and stabilisation. Ongoing division of responsibility for drug and disease monitoring between specialist and GP by a Shared Care Guideline (SCG). If no SCG in place status reverts to red.  

Red

Red - Drugs for specialist use only, in accordance with position summary. GPs should not be asked to prescribe these products.  

Red ULM

Red ULM - Unlicensed medicines for specialist use only, in accordance with position summary. GPs should not be asked to prescribe these products.  

Grey

Grey drugs - No formal commissioning position. Check appropriate CCG /NHSE commissioning list or contact CCG/NHSE Medicines Management team for advice. Fill in individual funding request for appropriate CCG/NHSE. This will need to be signed by the Chief Pharmacist and a copy of the relevant DTC submission attached.   

Black

Black - Drugs not routinely commissioned so should not usually be prescribed  

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