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13.05.01  Expand sub section  Oral retinoid for eczema
Alitretinoin capsules (Toctino)
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Red

In line with NICE TA177; commissioned by the CCG

Should only be prescribed by Consultant Dermatologist or GPSI only

 
Link  MHRA Drug Safety Alert (Jun 19): Oral retinoid medicines▼: revised and simplified pregnancy prevention educational materials for healthcare professionals and women
Link  NICE TA177 Alitretinoin for the treatment of severe chronic hand eczema
 
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Ichthammol

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All ichthammol containing products; including bandages, ointment and paste

  
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High Cost Medicine
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Cancer Drugs Fund
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Homecare
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Red

Secondary care only, not to be prescribed in primary care.   

Amber 2

Specialist initiation with shared care guidance Medicines which should be initiated in secondary care by the specialist with follow-on prescription and monitoring according to a specific Shared Care (SC) Guideline. Prescribing may be continued in primary care in line with a shared care guideline   

Amber with Shared Care

Specialist initiation with shared care guidance Medicines which should be initiated in secondary care by the specialist with follow-on prescription and monitoring according to a specific Shared Care (SC) Guideline. Prescribing may be continued in primary care in line with a shared care guideline   

Amber

Considered suitable for primary care prescribing following specialist initiation/recommendation.  

Green

Considered appropriate for prescribing in both secondary and primary care. Suitable for initiation in primary care.   

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