Restrictions: The treatment of Dupuytren’s contracture in adult patients with a palpable cord is is restricted to specialists in accordance with local protocol. The use in the treatment of Peyronie's disease is not recommended by SMC and is non-Formulary.
Restrictions: Restricted to specialist use only.
For advice on treatment, see NHSGGC Chronic Pain Guidelines for Osteoarthritis of the Hip and Knee.
Restrictions: Restricted to use in accordance with the prescribing notes below.
Prior to trialling capsaicin patches, patients should have been trialled on alternative treatment options (see NHSGGC Neuropathic Pain Guidelines for further details). Prior to further repeat application of capsaicin patches, patients must obtain significant pain relief and improvement in other domains of the Treatment Outcomes Form.
Use for the treatment of peripheral neuropathic pain in diabetic adults is not recommended for use in Scotland by the SMC and is non-formulary.
Patients using preparations containing ketoprofen should be advised not to expose area treated to sunbeds or sunlight (even on a bright but cloudy day) during, and for two weeks after stopping treatment; treated areas should be protected with clothing