This page was printed from the South & West Devon Formulary and Referral site at
Please ensure you are using the current version of this document
NHS England (NHSE) has published new prescribing guidance for various common conditions for which over the counter (OTC) items should not be routinely prescribed in primary care (quick reference guide). One of these conditions is mild to moderate hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating).
Many of these products are cheap to buy and are readily available OTC along with advice from pharmacies. Some self-care medicines are available from shops and supermarkets. Please click here for further information, exceptions, and a patient leaflet.
Drugs used but not listed here:
Indications and dose
Home > Formulary > Chapters > 13. Skin > 13.12 Antiperspirants