Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG
North East Essex CCG
East Suffolk and North East Essex NHS Foundation Trust

 
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13 Skin
13-02-01 Emollients

Epimax®
First Choice

Can be bought OTC

Flame Low fire risk


Equivalent to Diprobase® Cream

Can be used as a soap substitute


 

As of March 2020 Epimax cream has been renamed Epimax Original cream.


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Isomol®
Formulary

Can be bought OTC

Flame Low fire risk


Equivalent to Doublebase®

Can be used as a soap substitute


 

As of March 2020 Isomol gel was renamed Epimax Isomol gel.


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Zeroderm®
Formulary

Can be bought OTC

Flame Flame Flame High fire risk


Equivalent to Hydromol ointment (lanolin free) and Epaderm ointment


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Liquid and White Soft Paraffin Ointment (50:50)
Formulary

Flame Flame Flame High fire risk


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Emollin®
Formulary

Flame Flame Flame High fire risk


Only on advice from specialist where

  • Sore and inflamed skin so unable to spread cream/lotion
  • Where access to the affected site is difficult

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Ultrabase®
Formulary

Can be bought OTC

Flame Low fire risk


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Dermol® cream
Formulary

Can be bought OTC 


Only if infection present or is a frequent complication


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Aveeno® cream and lotion
Formulary

Joint guidance

Usually only on advice from specialist

Restricted to paediatric use where they are unable to tolerate other emollients

 

Primary care guidance

ACBS borderline substance

For patients with

  • Endogenous and exogenous eczema
  • Xeroderma
  • Ichthyosis
  • Senile pruritus associated with dry skin only

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Aquamax®
Non Formulary

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Aqueous Cream BP
Non Formulary

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Cetraben®
Non Formulary

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Decubal Clinic
Non Formulary

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Dermamist
Non Formulary

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Diprobase®
Non Formulary
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DoubleBase®
Non Formulary

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DoubleBase Dayleve®
Non Formulary

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Drapolene
Non Formulary

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E45®
Non Formulary
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Eczmol
Non Formulary

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Epaderm
Non Formulary
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Hewletts
Non Formulary

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Hydromol®
Non Formulary
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Kamillosan
Non Formulary

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Keri
Non Formulary

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Lanolin emollient spray
Non Formulary

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Linola Gamma
Non Formulary

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Lipobase
Non Formulary

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Neutogena Dermatological Cream
Non Formulary

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Oilatum®
Non Formulary

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QV®
Non Formulary
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Skin Salvation Cream®
Non Formulary

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Unguentum M®
Non Formulary

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Urea 5% Special Preparation
Non Formulary

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Vaseline Dermacare
Non Formulary

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White Soft Paraffin BP
Non Formulary

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Yellow Soft Parrafin BP
Non Formulary

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Zerobase®
Non Formulary
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Zerocream®
Non Formulary

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Zerodouble® Gel
Non Formulary

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Zeroguent
Non Formulary

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