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

 
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13 Skin
13-02-01-01 Emollient bath and shower preparations

Primary care guidance

There is a lack of good evidence to support the prescribing of these items.

These should only be prescribed at the request of secondary care in exceptional circumstances. 

Patients should be encouraged to wash with soap substitutes.


Soap substitutes
Formulary

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Aveeno® bath oil
Formulary

Primary care guidance

ACBS borderline substance

For patients with

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

Usually only on advice from a specialist

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


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Dermol 600® bath emollient
Formulary

May be used if recommended by a specialist for infected atopic eczema for 14 days


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Alpha Keri Bath
Non Formulary

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Cetraben®Bath additive
Non Formulary

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Dermalo
Non Formulary

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Dermol Bath Additive
Non Formulary

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Diprobath
Non Formulary

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Doublebase
Non Formulary
Link  ESNEFT Clinical Pharmacy Therapeutic Substitution Register
 

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E45 Emollient Bath Additive
Non Formulary

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Emulsiderm Bath Additive with Anitmicrobials
Non Formulary

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Hydromol® bath and shower
Non Formulary

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Imuderm Bath Additive
Non Formulary

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Oilatum® Plus  emollient bath additive
Non Formulary

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Oilatum® shower emollient gel
Non Formulary

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Oilatum Bath Additive
Non Formulary

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QV Bath Additive
Non Formulary

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Zerolatum
Non Formulary

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Zeroneum Bath Additive
Non Formulary

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Zerozole Bath Additive
Non Formulary

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