The Pennine Acute Hospitals
NHS Trust Formulary
13 Skin

Dermatology services are provided by visiting consultants from Salford Royal Foundation Trust, and choice of therapy is therefore guided by SRFT's formulary. To confirm the formulary status of a product, please see
13-06-02 Oral retinoid for acne
Retinoids are contraindicated in pregnancy
Isotretinoin Roaccutane®

Restricted Item Dermatology only
Link  MHRA (2007): Isotretinoin for severe acne: who should prescribe it
Link  MHRA (2010): Isotretinoin: risk of serious skin reactions
Link  MHRA (2013): Oral retinoids: pregnancy prevention
Link  MHRA (2014): Isotretinoin: reminder of possible risk of psychiatric disorders
Link  MHRA (2017): Rare reports of erectile dysfunction and decreased libido

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