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Additions

Addition – Item

10147C  Glucose Indicator Blood, glucose indicator blood strip: diagnostic, 50 (EasyMate II)
10139P  Glucose Indicator Blood, glucose indicator blood strip: diagnostic, 50 (EasyMate II)
10145Y  Glucose Indicator Blood, glucose indicator blood strip: diagnostic, 100 (EasyMate II)
10141R  Glucose Indicator Blood, glucose indicator blood strip: diagnostic, 100 (EasyMate II)
10146B  Oestradiol (&) Oestradiol + Dydrogesterone, oestradiol 1 mg tablet [14] (&) oestradiol 1 mg + dydrogesterone 10 mg tablet [14], 28 (Femoston 1/10)
10142T  Oestradiol + Dydrogesterone, oestradiol 1 mg + dydrogesterone 5 mg tablet, 28 (Femoston-Conti)
10143W  Salbutamol, salbutamol 200 microgram inhalation: powder for, 128 capsules (Ventolin Rotacaps)

Addition – Brand

9012H  Alendronate plus D3-DRLA, RZAlendronate + Colecalciferol, alendronate 70 mg + colecalciferol 70 microgram tablet, 4
9012H  FonatPlus, AFAlendronate + Colecalciferol, alendronate 70 mg + colecalciferol 70 microgram tablet, 4
2687K  Imazam, ERAzathioprine, azathioprine 50 mg tablet, 100
8361C  Xelabine, QACapecitabine, capecitabine 150 mg tablet, 60
8362D  Xelabine, QACapecitabine, capecitabine 500 mg tablet, 120
2711Q  Doxycycline AN, EA – Doxycycline, doxycycline 50 mg tablet, 25
3321T  Doxycycline AN, EADoxycycline, doxycycline 100 mg tablet, 7
2709N  Doxycycline AN, EADoxycycline, doxycycline 100 mg tablet, 7
2714W  Doxycycline AN, EADoxycycline, doxycycline 100 mg tablet, 7
9155W  Pharmacor Duloxetine 30, CRDuloxetine, duloxetine 30 mg capsule: enteric, 28
9156X  Pharmacor Duloxetine 60, CRDuloxetine, duloxetine 60 mg capsule: enteric, 28
8700X  Cilopam-S, EREscitalopram, escitalopram 10 mg tablet, 28
8886Q  Esomeprazole GxP, AFEsomeprazole, esomeprazole 20 mg tablet: enteric, 30 tablets
8600P  Esomeprazole GxP, AFEsomeprazole, esomeprazole 20 mg tablet: enteric, 30 tablets
8601Q  Esomeprazole GxP, AFEsomeprazole, esomeprazole 40 mg tablet: enteric, 30 tablets
3401B  Esomeprazole GxP, AFEsomeprazole, esomeprazole 40 mg tablet: enteric, 30 tablets
2848X  Lamotrigine AN, EA – Lamotrigine, lamotrigine 25 mg tablet, 56
2849Y  Lamotrigine AN, EA – Lamotrigine, lamotrigine 50 mg tablet, 56
2850B  Lamotrigine AN, EALamotrigine, lamotrigine 100 mg tablet, 56
2851C  Lamotrigine AN, EALamotrigine, lamotrigine 200 mg tablet, 56
8612G  Macrovic, QAMacrogol-3350 + Sodium Chloride + Potassium Chloride + Bicarbonate, macrogol-3350 13.12 g + sodium chloride 350.7 mg + potassium chloride 46.6 mg (0.63 mmol potassium) + sodium bicarbonate 178.5 mg solution, 30 sachets
5390Q  Macrovic, QAMacrogol-3350 + Sodium Chloride + Potassium Chloride + Bicarbonate, macrogol-3350 13.12 g + sodium chloride 350.7 mg + potassium chloride 46.6 mg (0.63 mmol potassium) + sodium bicarbonate 178.5 mg solution, 30 sachets (Palliative Care)
5389P  Macrovic, QAMacrogol-3350 + Sodium Chloride + Potassium Chloride + Bicarbonate, macrogol-3350 13.12 g + sodium chloride 350.7 mg + potassium chloride 46.6 mg (0.63 mmol potassium) + sodium bicarbonate 178.5 mg solution, 30 sachets (Palliative Care)
2492E  Memantine generichealth, GQMemantine, memantine hydrochloride 10 mg tablet, 56
1956Y  Memantine generichealth, GQMemantine, memantine hydrochloride 10 mg tablet, 56
9306T  Memantine generichealth, GQMemantine, memantine hydrochloride 20 mg tablet, 28
2513G  Memantine generichealth, GQMemantine, memantine hydrochloride 20 mg tablet, 28
8399C  Sozol, QAPantoprazole, pantoprazole 20 mg tablet: enteric, 30 tablets
9151P  Pramipexole AN, EAPramipexole, pramipexole hydrochloride monohydrate 125 microgram tablet, 30
9152Q  Pramipexole AN, EAPramipexole, pramipexole hydrochloride monohydrate 250 microgram tablet, 100
9153R  Pramipexole AN, EA – Pramipexole, pramipexole hydrochloride monohydrate 1 mg tablet, 100
8456C  Kaptan, ER – Quetiapine, quetiapine 25 mg tablet, 60
8457D  Kaptan, ERQuetiapine, quetiapine 100 mg tablet, 90
8458E  Kaptan, ERQuetiapine, quetiapine 200 mg tablet, 60
8580N  Kaptan, ERQuetiapine, quetiapine 300 mg tablet, 60
8664B  Pharmacor Riluzole, CRRiluzole, riluzole 50 mg tablet, 56
3496B  Salbutamol Actavis, UASalbutamol, salbutamol 2.5 mg/2.5 mL inhalation: solution, 30 x 2.5 mL ampoules (Prescriber Bag)
2000G  Salbutamol Actavis, UASalbutamol, salbutamol 2.5 mg/2.5 mL inhalation: solution, 30 x 2.5 mL ampoules
3497C  Salbutamol Actavis, UASalbutamol, salbutamol 5 mg/2.5 mL inhalation: solution, 30 x 2.5 mL ampoules (Prescriber Bag)
2001H  Salbutamol Actavis, UASalbutamol, salbutamol 5 mg/2.5 mL inhalation: solution, 30 x 2.5 mL ampoules
8355R  Telmisartan RBX, RATelmisartan, telmisartan 40 mg tablet, 28
8356T  Telmisartan RBX, RATelmisartan, telmisartan 80 mg tablet, 28
8523N  Tramadol AN SR, EATramadol, tramadol hydrochloride 100 mg tablet: modified release, 20 tablets
8524P  Tramadol AN SR, EATramadol, tramadol hydrochloride 150 mg tablet: modified release, 20 tablets
8525Q  Tramadol AN SR, EATramadol, tramadol hydrochloride 200 mg tablet: modified release, 20 tablets

Addition – Equivalence Indicator

9012H  Fosamax Plus, MKAlendronate + Colecalciferol, alendronate 70 mg + colecalciferol 70 microgram tablet, 4

 

Deletions

Deletion – Item

8090T  Alendronate, alendronate 40 mg tablet, 30 (Fosamax 40 mg)
1755J  Carbamazepine, carbamazepine 100 mg tablet, 200 (Carbamazepine Sandoz)
1708X  Carbamazepine, carbamazepine 100 mg tablet, 200 (Carbamazepine Sandoz)
5559N  Polyethylene Glycol-400, polyethylene glycol-400 0.25% eye drops, 15 mL (Blink Intensive Tears)
9491M  Polyethylene Glycol-400, polyethylene glycol-400 0.25% eye drops, 15 mL (Blink Intensive Tears)
9492N  Polyethylene Glycol-400, polyethylene glycol-400 0.25% eye drops, 15 mL (Blink Intensive Tears)
5560P  Polyethylene Glycol-400, polyethylene glycol-400 0.25% eye drops, 20 x 0.4 mL unit doses (Blink Intensive Tears)
9493P  Polyethylene Glycol-400, polyethylene glycol-400 0.25% eye drops, 20 x 0.4 mL unit doses (Blink Intensive Tears)
1099W  Salbutamol, salbutamol 200 microgram inhalation: powder for, 100 capsules (Ventolin Rotacaps)

Deletion – Brand

2132F  Ralozam, GNAlprazolam, alprazolam 1 mg tablet, 50
8118G  Ralozam, GNAlprazolam, alprazolam 2 mg tablet, 50
2751T  Amlodipine-GA, UAAmlodipine, amlodipine 5 mg tablet, 30
2752W  Amlodipine-GA, UAAmlodipine, amlodipine 10 mg tablet, 30
5040G  Carbamazepine Sandoz, SZCarbamazepine, carbamazepine 200 mg tablet, 200
2419H  Carbamazepine Sandoz, SZCarbamazepine, carbamazepine 200 mg tablet, 200
1785Y  Ceftriaxone ICP, PPCeftriaxone, ceftriaxone 2 g injection, 1 x 2 g vial
8400D  Fosinopril/HCTZ-GA 10/12.5, GNFosinopril + Hydrochlorothiazide, fosinopril sodium 10 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablet, 30
8401E  Fosinopril/HCTZ-GA 20/12.5, GNFosinopril + Hydrochlorothiazide, fosinopril sodium 20 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablet, 30
1628Q  Tolvon, MKMianserin, mianserin hydrochloride 20 mg tablet, 50
8513C  Mirtazapine-DP, UAMirtazapine, mirtazapine 30 mg tablet, 30
8507R  Rabzole, JSRabeprazole, rabeprazole sodium 10 mg tablet: enteric, 28
8509W  Rabzole, JSRabeprazole, rabeprazole sodium 20 mg tablet: enteric, 30
8508T  Rabzole, JSRabeprazole, rabeprazole sodium 20 mg tablet: enteric, 30
3495Y  Airomir, IASalbutamol, salbutamol 100 microgram/actuation inhalation: pressurised, 200 (Prescriber Bag)
8288F  Airomir, IASalbutamol, salbutamol 100 microgram/actuation inhalation: pressurised, 200
2285G  Terbinafine-GA, UATerbinafine, terbinafine 250 mg tablet, 42
2804N  Terbinafine-GA, UATerbinafine, terbinafine 250 mg tablet, 42
8163P  Topiramate-GA, GNTopiramate, topiramate 25 mg tablet, 60
8164Q  Topiramate-GA, GNTopiramate, topiramate 50 mg tablet, 60
8165R  Topiramate-GA, GNTopiramate, topiramate 100 mg tablet, 60
8166T  Topiramate-GA, GNTopiramate, topiramate 200 mg tablet, 60

Deletion – Equivalence Indicator

1628Q  Lumin 20, AF – Mianserin, mianserin hydrochloride 20 mg tablet, 50

Deletion – Note 

5039F  Carbamazepine, CARBAMAZEPINE Tablet 100 mg, 100 (Carbamazepine Sandoz, Tegretol 100)
2422L  Carbamazepine, CARBAMAZEPINE Tablet 100 mg, 100 (Carbamazepine Sandoz, Tegretol 100)

 

Alterations

Alteration – Item Description

From:
10124W  Aclidinium, aclidinium bromide 400 microgram/actuation inhalation: powder for, 60 actuations (Bretaris Genuair)
To:
10124W  Aclidinium, aclidinium 322 microgram/actuation inhalation: powder for, 60 actuations (Bretaris Genuair)

Alteration – Authorised Prescriber

From: To:
3036T  Strontium, strontium ranelate 2 g granules, 28 x 2 g sachets (Protos 2 g) MP,NP MP

Alteration - Authority required (STREAMLINED) to Authority Required

3036T  Strontium, strontium ranelate 2 g granules, 28 x 2 g sachets (Protos 2 g)

Alteration – Restriction

5039F  Carbamazepine, CARBAMAZEPINE Tablet 100 mg, 100 (Carbamazepine Sandoz, Tegretol 100)
2422L  Carbamazepine, CARBAMAZEPINE Tablet 100 mg, 100 (Carbamazepine Sandoz, Tegretol 100)
3036T  Strontium, strontium ranelate 2 g granules, 28 x 2 g sachets (Protos 2 g)
5469W  Varenicline, varenicline 1 mg tablet, 56 (Champix)
9129L  Varenicline, varenicline 1 mg tablet, 56 (Champix)
9128K  Varenicline, varenicline 500 microgram tablet [11 tablets] (&) varenicline 1 mg tablet [42 tablets], 53 (Champix)

Alteration – Manufacturer's Code

From: To:
2019G  Novatin, TXAcitretin, acitretin 10 mg capsule, 100  IA TX 
2020H  Novatin, TXAcitretin, acitretin 25 mg capsule, 100  IA TX 
8054X  Advantan, BNMethylprednisolone, methylprednisolone aceponate 0.1% (1 mg/g) cream, 15 g  CS BN 
8618N  Advantan, BNMethylprednisolone, methylprednisolone aceponate 0.1% (1 mg/g) lotion, 20 g  CS BN
8128T  Advantan, BNMethylprednisolone, methylprednisolone aceponate 0.1% (1 mg/g) ointment, 15 g  CS BN
8055Y  Advantan, BNMethylprednisolone, methylprednisolone aceponate 0.1% (1 mg/g) ointment, 15 g  CS BN
1900B  Aurorix, HMMoclobemide, moclobemide 150 mg tablet, 60  VP HM
8003F  Aurorix 300 mg, HMMoclobemide, moclobemide 300 mg tablet, 60  VP HM 
8830R  Testogel, HBTestosterone, testosterone 1% (50 mg/5 g) gel, 30 x 5 g sachets  BN HB 

 

Advance Notices

Advance Notices – Deletion of Item

The following items will be deleted from the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits on 1 November 2014:

2776D  Ethinyloestradiol + Norethisterone, ethinyloestradiol 35 microgram + norethisterone 500 microgram tablet [48] (&) ethinyloestradiol 35 microgram + norethisterone 1 mg tablet [36] (&) inert substance tablet [28], 112 [4 x 28] (Improvil 28 Day)

The following items will be deleted from the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits on 1 January 2015:

2260Y  Sodium Chloride, sodium chloride 3% (30 g/1000 mL) injection, 1 x 1000 mL bag (Baxter Healthcare Pty Ltd)
5213J  Sodium Chloride, sodium chloride 3% (30 g/1000 mL) injection, 1 x 1000 mL bag (Baxter Healthcare Pty Ltd)
2278X  Sodium Chloride + Glucose, sodium chloride 0.45% (2.25 g/500 mL) + glucose 2.5% (12.5 g/500 mL) injection, 1 x 500 mL bag (Baxter Healthcare Pty Ltd)
5216M  Sodium Chloride + Glucose, sodium chloride 0.45% (2.25 g/500 mL) + glucose 2.5% (12.5 g/500 mL) injection, 1 x 500 mL bag (Baxter Healthcare Pty Ltd)
2279Y  Sodium Chloride + Glucose, sodium chloride 0.225% (1.125 g/500 mL) + glucose 3.75% (18.75 g/500 mL) injection, 1 x 500 mL bag (Baxter Healthcare Pty Ltd)
5215L  Sodium Chloride + Glucose, sodium chloride 0.225% (1.125 g/500 mL) + glucose 3.75% (18.75 g/500 mL) injection, 1 x 500 mL bag (Baxter Healthcare Pty Ltd)
2266G  Sodium Chloride + Potassium Chloride + Calcium Chloride Dihydrate, sodium chloride 8.6 g/1000 mL + potassium chloride 300 mg/1000 mL + calcium chloride dihydrate 330 mg/1000 mL injection, 1 x 1000 mL bag(Baxter Healthcare Pty Ltd)

Advance Notices – Deletion of Brand

The following brand will be deleted from the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits on 1 November 2014:

8101J  Extavia, NVInterferon Beta-1b, interferon beta-1b 8 million international units (250 microgram) injection [15 x 250 microgram vials] (&) inert substance diluent [15 x 1.2 mL syringes], 1 pack

The following brands will be deleted from the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits on 1 December 2014:

1370D  Renitec M, MK – Enalapril, enalapril maleate 5 mg tablet, 30
2013Y  Zocor, MK – Simvastatin, simvastatin 5 mg tablet, 30

 

 

Section 100 – Highly Specialised Drugs Program

Advance Notices – Deletion of Item

The following items will be deleted from the Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits on 1 December 2014:

9745X  Omalizumab, omalizumab 150 mg injection [1 x 150 mg vial] (&) inert substance diluent [1 x 1.2 mL ampoule], 1 pack (Xolair) (Public)
9746Y  Omalizumab, omalizumab 150 mg injection [1 x 150 mg vial] (&) inert substance diluent [1 x 1.2 mL ampoule], 1 pack (Xolair) (Private)

 

Section 100 – Efficient Funding of Chemotherapy

Addition – Item

10140Q  Eribulin, eribulin mesilate 1 mg/2 mL injection, 1 x 2 mL vial (Halaven)
10144X  Eribulin, eribulin mesilate 1 mg/2 mL injection, 1 x 2 mL vial (Halaven)

  

Repatriation Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits (RPBS)

There are no changes to the RPBS Schedule this month.