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13.09  Expand sub section  Shampoos and other preparations for scalp and hair conditions
Alphosyl 2 in 1
(Coal Tar Extract 5% (Alcoholic))
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OTC

 

  • Available to purchase over the counter for 12 years of age and over. Under 12 years of age it should be used with caution and only on the recommendation of a doctor or pharmacist.
  • Shampoo 125mL.
  • NWAFT only.

 

 
   
Capasal
((Shampoo coal tar 1%, coconut oil 1%, salicylic acid 0.5%))
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OTC

 



  • In Primary Care this is self-care Self-care Policy

  • CUHFT Restricted Item Dermatologists only

  • Non formulary at all other trusts

 
   
Ketoconazole
((Shampoo 2% 120mL))
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Green

 


 
   
T/Gel
(Shampoo, coal tar extract 2%)
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Formulary
OTC

  • In Primary Care this is self-care Self-care Policy

  • Non formulary at all trusts

 
   
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 Non Formulary Items
Ceanel Concentrate

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Non Formulary
Non Formulary
  • Shampoo, cetrimide 10%, undecenoic acid 1%
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    Cocois
    (Other scalp preparations)

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    Non Formulary
    Non Formulary
  • Scalp ointment, coal tar solution 12%, salicylic acid 2%, precipitated sulfur 4%, in a coconut oil emollient basis.
  • Sebco is on Formulary (replacing Cocois).
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    Dermax

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    Non Formulary
    Non Formulary

    (Shampoo, benzalkonium chloride 0.5%)



    • In Primary Care - Non-formulary Self-care Policy

    • CUHFT - Non-formulary

    • NWAFT - Non-formulary

     
    Eflornithine  (Vaniqa)

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    Non Formulary
    Black
    • Cream, eflornithine (as hydrochloride monohydrate) 11.5%
     
    Finasteride  (Propecia)

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    Non Formulary
    Non Formulary
    Link  MHRA Drug Safety Update: Finasteride - rare reports of depression and suicidal thoughts
     
    Minoxidil  (Regaine)

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    Non Formulary
    Non Formulary
     
    Polytar Plus
    (Other scalp preparations)

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    Non Formulary
    Non Formulary
     
    Polytar

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    Non Formulary
    Non Formulary

    • Discontinued by Manufacturer in 2015

     
    Psoriderm

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    Non Formulary
    Non Formulary
  • Scalp lotion (= shampoo), coal tar 2.5%, lecithin 0.3%
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    Selenium Sulphide  (Selsun)

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    Non Formulary
    OTC

    (Shampoo 2.5%)



    • In Primary Care - Non-formulary Self-care Policy

    • CUHFT - Formulary

    • NWAFT - Non-formulary

     
      
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    Controlled Drug
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    Traffic Light Status Information

    Status Description

    OTC

    Available Over the Counter. Consider Self Care   

    Green

    Formulary - Can be prescribed in both secondary and primary care.   

    Advice

    Formulary - Specialist Advice, secondary care advice provided for primary care initiation.  

    Amber No SCG

    Formulary - Specialist initiation without shared care guidance.  

    Amber SCG

    Formulary - Specialist initiation with shared care guidance.  

    Red Hospital

    Restricted - Hospital only, not to be prescribed in primary care.  

    Switch

    Not recommended for prescribing. Switch to alternative cost-effective option.   

    Black

    Not recommended for prescribing in primary or secondary care.  

    Grey

    Not recommended as no formal application made for addition to the formulary. Contact relevant pharmacy team for further information.   

    Non Formulary

    Non-Formulary (category under review).  

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