Advice

in the absence of a submission from the holder of the marketing authorisation

tetracaine / lidocaine (Pliaglis®) is not recommended for use within NHS Scotland.

Indication under review: local dermal anaesthesia on intact skin prior to dermatological procedures in adults

The holder of the marketing authorisation has not made a submission to SMC regarding this product in this indication.  As a result we cannot recommend its use within NHSScotland.

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Medicine details

Medicine name:
tetracaine idocaine (Pliaglis)
SMC ID:
1000/14
Indication:
Local dermal anaesthesia on intact skin prior to dermatological procedures in adults
Pharmaceutical company
Galderma (UK) Ltd
BNF chapter
Anaesthesia
Submission type
Non submission
Status
Not recommended
Date advice published
13 October 2014