Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group
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10 Musculoskeletal and joint diseases
10-03-02 Topical NSAIDs and counter-irritants

Ketoprofen 2.5% Gel Oruvail®, Powergel®
First Choice

First line topical NSAID - one of the most cost-effective topical preparations available. 

APCO January 2013. 

Link  MHRA: Topical ketoprofen - reminder on risk of photo-sensitivity reactions
 

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Piroxicam Gel Feldene®
First Choice

First line topical NSAID - one of the most cost-effective topical preparations available. 

APCO January 2013.


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Diclofenac Gel
Restricted

Available to purchase over the counter for short-term use.

Only prescribe if required for a chronic condition that is not expected to improve and where patient is not suitable for oral NSAIDs, in line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 88D


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Ibuprofen Gel
Restricted

Available to purchase over the counter for short-term use.

Only prescribe if required for a chronic condition that is not expected to improve and where patient is not suitable for oral NSAIDs, in line with Clinical Commissioning Policy 88D.


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Algesal
Non Formulary

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Diclofenac Gel Patch
Non Formulary

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Felbinac Traxam®
Non Formulary

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Movelat Topical gel / cream
Non Formulary

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Transvasin
Non Formulary

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