MTW NHS Trust West Kent CCG

Drug Status Key

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

Oral antibacterials (acne)

Oxytetracycline may take up to 6 months of compliant use in order to achieve maxiumum benefit.

Pregnancy - tetracyclines should be avoided.

Severe acne requires oral antibiotics and referral for consideration of isotretinoin for treatment failures.

Pack Price
28 tablet (2 x 14 tablets) £5.73
Pack Price
50 capsule (5 x 10 capsules) £9.50
8 capsule £1.52
Pack Price
28 capsule (2 x 14 capsules) £8.25
56 capsule (4 x 14 capsules) £15.32