Prescribe antiseptics rather than antibiotics for impetigo, says NICE

New NICE guidance on antimicrobial prescribing for impetigo recommends antiseptics as first-line treatment for non-bullous infection.

by Chloe Harman
NICE recommends different treatments for impetigo depending on the type and extent of the infection. | BIOPHOTO ASSOCIATES/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
NICE recommends different treatments for impetigo depending on the type and extent of the infection. | BIOPHOTO ASSOCIATES/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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