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First line drugs Specialist drugs Secondary Care drugs
Recommended in both primary and secondary care Where a specialist input is needed (see introduction for definition) Prescribing principally within secondary care only

See Prescribing Guidelines page for all guidance relating to this chapter.
See Shared Care page relating to this chapter  

Useful references:

Primary Care Dermatology Society:     www.pcds.org.uk
British Association of Dermatologists:  www.bad.org.uk

In many cases generic prescribing will be difficult because products contain a combination of active ingredients. In this chapter, brand names are used for products which should not be prescribed generically. For Unlicensed specials see Section 13 Dermatology Specials

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