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

 
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13 Skin
13-03 Topical local anaesthetics and antipruritics

Emollients
Formulary

Pruritus associated with dry skin or for pruritus in otherwise healthy elderly people

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Crotamiton Eurax®
Formulary

Only if an emollient alone does not provide adequate relief


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Menthol 1% in aqueous cream
Formulary

For pruritus in pregnancy if standard emollients do not work


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Menthol 5% in aqueous cream
Formulary

For use if Menthol 1% in aqueous cream fails


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Calamine
Non Formulary

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Doxepin Xepin®
Non Formulary

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Topical local anaesthetics
Non Formulary

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