Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines
Key to symbols The medicine should be initiated by, or on the advice of a specialist, but is suitable for continuation by a GP The medicine should only be used and prescribed by a specialist Indicates the preferred choice within a class or group of medicines
The medicine should be initiated by, or on the advice of a specialist, but is suitable for continuation by a GP
The medicine should only be used and prescribed by a specialist
Indicates the preferred choice within a class or group of medicines
13. Skin

13.7. Preparations for warts and calluses

Preferred List
SALICYLIC ACID (OCCLUSAL) (cutaneous solution)
Total Formulary
Specialist and GP
IMIQUIMOD (ALDARA) (5% CREAM)

Restrictions:

The use in the treatment of external genital and perianal warts is restricted to specialist initiation.

Prescribing Notes:

For other uses of imiquimod and restrictions on those uses, see section 13.8.1.2

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PODOPHYLLOTOXIN
CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA LEAF EXTRACT) (CATEPHEN) (ointment)

Restrictions: Use for the treatment of external genital and perianal warts in immunocompetent adults is restricted to use in patients not suitable for podophyllotoxin or who have not responded to treatment with podophyllotoxin.

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SALACTOL
SALATAC