See NHS Somerset Infection Management for guidelines on infection management.

Therapeutic AreaFormulary ChoicesCost for 28
(unless otherwise stated)
Rationale for decision / comments
AntibacterialsFusidic acid is non-formulary to minimise resistance associated with topical use and reserve for intravenous use only.
Oxytetracycline and hydrocortisone as Terra-cortril®3% and 1% ointment £5.01 (30g)
AntifungalsAmorolfine5% medicated nail lacquer: £8.25 (5ml)FLAMMABLE Do not use near an open flame, a lit cigarette or some devices (e.g. hair dryers).
Green cross Clotrimazole - suitable for self-care1% cream: £1.24 (20g), £3.10 (50g)
Green cross Miconazole - suitable for self-care2% cream: £1.82 (30g)
Green cross Terbinafine - suitable for self-care1% cream: £1.49 (15g), £2.98 (30g)
AntiviralsGreen cross Aciclovir - suitable for self-care5% cream: £2.16 (2g), £10.79 (10g)