MTW NHS Trust West Kent CCG

Drug Status Key

  • Preferred
  • Second Line
  • Third Line
  • Specialist Initiation
  • Hospital Only
  • Not Approved for Formulary

Preservative free

see shared care guideline for Dry eye treatment 

Most preparations may be purchased by patients from a community pharmacy.

Carmellose is the cheapest preservative-free option for the hospital. Patients can be switched to Evolve Hypromellose® preservative-free in the community if more cost-effective.

Thealoz Duo® eye drops are for severe dry eye with corneal damage.
ODM5® can be used for corneal oedema.
Pack Price
30 unit dose £5.75
Pack Price
30 unit dose £3.00
Pack Price
30 unit dose £4.80
90 unit dose £15.53
Pack Price
30 unit dose £3.00
60 unit dose £10.99

For Sodium hyaluronate eye drops, 0.15% - 0.2% acceptable, use the most cost effective option

Pack Price
10 ml £5.60
Pack Price
10 ml £6.87

This has a 180 day expiry 

Pack Price
5 gram £2.75

This has a 90 day expiry

Pack Price
5 gram £2.32

This is used to treat corneal oedema

Pack Price
10 ml £24.00