Suitable for self care - patients aged 18 years and over may purchase from a Community Pharmacy.
RPH and NWAFT: Formulary.
CUHFT: Specialist advice/initiation via Lloyds OP.
Non formulary at all other trusts.
Betamethasone Sodium Phosphate
Drops (for ear, eye, or nose) 0.1%
Fluticasone Propionate (Flixonase Nasule®)
Recommended second line after mometasone nasal spray for the management of nasal polyps in chronic rhinosinusitis. Flixonase (fluticasone proprionate) nasules should be prescribed for a 6-week course and if treatment successful patient can then be switched back to a nasal steroid spray.
For the treatment of oral lichen planus see link below.