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

 
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13 Skin
13-08-01 Photodamage

Emollients
Formulary

Click here to see preaprations used as emollients


Photograph area before treatment

Refer if there is ulceration or induration

Ensure that the patient is aware it will look much worse before it heals.


Blue
Diclofenac 3% Solaraze®
Formulary

For diffuse chronic sun damage/mild scaling- use for up to 3 months


Blue View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Actikerall®
Formulary

For hyperkeratotic actinic keratosis


Cytotoxic Drug  Green View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Fluorouracil Efudix®
Formulary

Traffic light information

Traffic light Details
Blue Bowen’s disease
Green Other indications

Cytotoxic Drug  View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Salicylic acid 2%  ointment
Formulary
Only on advice from secondary care/integrated dermatology service

Green View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
5-aminolaevulinic acid Ameluz®
Restricted

This product is for use at Ipswich Hospital by the Dermatology team only.  It is not supplied to patients for use at home.


Restricted Drug Red Hospital View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Imiquimod 5% Aldara® cream
Formulary

Red Hospital View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Ingenol mebutate Picato®
Formulary

MHRA: Suspension of the license due to risk of skin malignancy



Green View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Methyl-5-Aminolevulinate Metvix®
Restricted

This product is for use at Ipswich Hospital by the Dermatology team only.  It is not supplied to patients for use at home.


Restricted Drug Red Hospital View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF