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