17.6 Antibacterial preparations

Metronidazole gel

Notes

  1. Metronidazole gel can be prescribed by independent supplementary prescribers but is not available within the community practitioners' formulary
  2. May only be effective against a certain range of micro-organisms. Long term use may lead to resistance.
  3. This agent has deodorising properties.
Silver sulfadiazine

Notes

  1. Silver sulfadiazine can be prescribed by Independent supplementary prescribers but is not available within the community practitioners' formulary and is only to be used for two weeks

 

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