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10 Musculoskeletal and joint diseases
10-03-02 Capsaicin

Capsaicin cream
Restricted

Provider notes

  • NMUH: 
    • 0.025% NON FORMULARY
    • 0.075% restricted to pain clinic use ONLY
  • RFL: 
    • 0.075% strength kept for neuropathic pain
    • 0.025% is non-formulary
  • RNOH:
    • 0.025% restricted for use in accordance with the NICE guideline for osteoarthritis
    • See link(s) below
    • 0.075% NON FORMULARY
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • 0.025% restricted to the Rheumatology team. This strength of capsaicin cream is indicated for osteoarthritis only.
    • 0.075% restricted to pain clinic ONLY

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Capsaicin patch
Restricted

JFC approved for neuropathic pain (January 2013)

Provider notes

  • NMUH:
    • Non-formulary  
  • RFL:
    • Restricted to RNOH patients @Hadley Wood
  • RNOH:
    • Restricted to named Consultants within the Chronic Pain team (Dr Roxy Zarnegar and Dr Tacson Fernandez) ONLY in accordance with DTC approval
  • UCLH:
  • WH:
    • Non-formulary

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