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13.8 Sunscreens and Camouflagers

        13.8.1 Sunscreen preparations
            All the sunscreens listed contain UVB and UVA protection. They are drugs when prescribed for skin protection against 
            ultraviolet radiation in abnormal cutaneous photosensitivity. Need to be endorsed 'ACBS' on FP10 prescription. 
            GREEN      Sunsense® Sensitive Lotion (UVA +UVB protection UVB-SPF 50+) 
            GREEN      Uvistat®cream (UVB-SPF 30)Uvistat®cream (UVB-SPF 50) 
            RED           P20 face SPF 30 suncream
            RED           P20 SPF 50 spray
            Sunscreen/ camouflagers 
            A combination product suitable for patients with darker skin tones which is available from Dundee Hospital only.
            RED            Dundee Cream (UVB-SPF 50)   
            GREEN        Diclofenac sodium 3% gel (Solaraze®) - prescribe by brand 
            GREEN        Fluorouracil 5% cream (Efudix®)  - for actinic keratosis and Bowen's disease
            RED             Fluorouracil 5% cream (Efudix®) - for basal cell carcinoma
            AMBER       Imiquimod 5% cream (Aldara®) - (actinic keratosis and external  genital warts ) 
                                   Protocol for using Efudix 5% for actinic keratosis and Bowen's disease
            GREEN        Tirbanibulin ointment (Klisyri®) - for non-hyperkeratotic, non-hypertrophic actinic keratosis (Olsen grade 1) of 
                                 the face or scalp in adults.  See Prescribing Guidance
             January 2020, Important Drug Alert; Ingenol mabuate (Picato®) gel) removed from formulary following recall by 
             manufacturer as a precautionary measure  due to concerns on the possible risk of skin malignancy. See alert 
        13.8.2 Hirsutism
            BLACK            Eflornithine (Vaniqa ® 11.5% cream)  
            AMBER           Camouflage Creams and Powders
            NB: Items recommended by the specialist nurse led service can be prescribed through primary care.  
            See Prescribing Policy: Camouflage (covering) Creams and Powders   UNDER REVIEW