13.12 Antiperspirants

Many of these products are cheap to buy and are readily available, along with advice, from pharmacies. Some self-care medicines are available in shops and supermarkets. Please click here for further information and a patient leaflet

Please refer to the commissioning policy for the treatment of focal hyperhidrosis for guidance on the treatments listed.

Drugs used but not listed here:

Aluminium salts
  • Anhydrol Forte® 20% aluminium chloride hexahydrate in an alcoholic basis (£2.51 = 60ml)
  • Driclor®: 20% aluminium chloride hexahydrate in an alcoholic basis (£3.01 = 75ml)

Indications

Glycopyrronium bromide
  • Solution 0.05% 500ml (unlicensed preparation)

Indications

  • Iontophoretic threatment of hypehydrosis

Notes

  1. For use in Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust

 

Home > Formulary > Chapters > 13. Skin > 13.12 Antiperspirants

 

  • First line
  • Second line
  • Specialist
  • Hospital