Medicines

Here you will find the recommendations we have made about the use of individual medicines in Lancashire.

Silk Garments

Brand: Dermasilk®, Dreamskin® and Skinnies SilkTM
NICE TA: 
Indication: Adjunct to normal treatment for severe eczema and allergic skin conditions
Disease category: Skin
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Silk garments (DermaSilk®, DreamSkin® and Skinnies SilkTM) are not recommended for the treatment of eczema/atopic dermatitis.

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Black
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Reason for decision:  Not recommended for prescribing on the NHS in Lancashire

Supporting documents:

LMMG Position Statement - Silk Garments

Decisions of Lancashire local decision making groups:

NHS Blackburn With Darwen CCG and NHS East Lancashire CCG NHS Blackpool CCG NHS Chorley and South Ribble CCG and NHS Greater Preston CCG NHS Fylde and Wyre CCG NHS Morecambe Bay CCG NHS West Lancashire CCG

Black

Black

Black