NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Prescribing
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13 Skin

13.7 Preparations for warts and calluses

Preferred list
SALICYLIC ACID (OCCLUSAL) (cutaneous solution)

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/13523.htm#_13523

Total Formulary
IMIQUIMOD (ALDARA) (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

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/77881.htm

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.