Table 2

Top five emollients most commonly recommended and not recommended by formularies (all types) (n=102)

Name of emollientNumber (%) of formularies
RecommendingNot recommending
n%n%
Top five recommended
 White Soft/Liquid Paraffin 50/50817922
 Emulsifying Ointment BP807822
 Hydromol ointment727166
 Dermol 500 Lotion717099
 Cetraben Cream706966
Top five not recommended
 Aqueous Cream11114645
 E45 itch relief10102222
 Ultrabase Cream16162020
 Nutraplus Cream14141919
 Dermamist Spray12121818
 Lipobase331818