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Prescriber Bag

Addition – Item

10213M PHYTOMENADIONE, phytomenadione 10 mg/mL injection, 5 x 1 mL ampoules (Konakion MM)

Alteration – Maximum Quantity

From  To     
3463G DIPHTHERIA TOXOID + TETANUS TOXOID , diphtheria toxoid 2 international units/0.5 mL + tetanus toxoid 20 international units/0.5 mL injection, 5 x 0.5 mL syringes    4   2

 

General Pharmaceutical Benefits

Additions

Addition – Item

10224D ARIPIPRAZOLE, aripiprazole 300 mg injection: modified release [1 x 300 mg vial] (&) inert substance diluent [1 vial], 1 pack (Abilify Maintena)
10219W ARIPIPRAZOLE, aripiprazole 400 mg injection: modified release [1 x 400 mg vial] (&) inert substance diluent [1 vial], 1 pack (Abilify Maintena)
10225E COAL TAR PREPARED, coal tar prepared 2% foam, 100 g (Scytera)
10215P GLUCOSE INDICATOR BLOOD, glucose indicator blood strip: diagnostic, 50 (Healthpro)
10216Q GLUCOSE INDICATOR BLOOD, glucose indicator blood strip: diagnostic, 50 (Healthpro)
10217R GLUCOSE INDICATOR BLOOD, glucose indicator blood strip: diagnostic, 50 (GluNEO)
10223C GLUCOSE INDICATOR BLOOD, glucose indicator blood strip: diagnostic, 50 (GluNEO)
10221Y GLUCOSE INDICATOR BLOOD, glucose indicator blood strip: diagnostic, 100 (Dario)
10222B GLUCOSE INDICATOR BLOOD, glucose indicator blood strip: diagnostic, 100 (Dario)
10214N MERCAPTOPURINE, mercaptopurine 20 mg/mL oral liquid, 100 mL (Allmercap)
10212L PEGINTERFERON BETA-1A, peginterferon beta-1a 125 microgram/0.5 mL injection, 2 x 0.5 mL injection devices (Plegridy)
10220X PEGINTERFERON BETA-1A, peginterferon beta-1a 125 microgram/0.5 mL injection, 2 x 0.5 mL injection devices (Plegridy)
10218T PEGINTERFERON BETA-1A, peginterferon beta-1a 63 microgram/0.5 mL injection [0.5 mL injection device] (&) peginterferon beta-1a 94 microgram/0.5 mL injection [0.5 mL injection device], 1 pack (Plegridy)

Addition – Brand

8361C Capecitabine AN, EACAPECITABINE, capecitabine 150 mg tablet, 60
8362D Capecitabine AN, EACAPECITABINE, capecitabine 500 mg tablet, 120
1797N Hospira Cefazolin Sodium, HHCEPHAZOLIN, cephazolin 1 g injection, 5 x 1 g vials
1799Q Hospira Cefazolin Sodium, HHCEPHAZOLIN, cephazolin 1 g injection, 5 x 1 g vials
2275R Plidogrel, FMCLOPIDOGREL, clopidogrel 75 mg tablet, 28
9354H Plidogrel, FMCLOPIDOGREL, clopidogrel 75 mg tablet, 28
5542Q Cosdor, QADORZOLAMIDE + TIMOLOL, dorzolamide 2% + timolol 0.5% eye drops, 5 mL (Optometrical)
8567X Cosdor, QADORZOLAMIDE + TIMOLOL, dorzolamide 2% + timolol 0.5% eye drops, 5 mL
5552F Xalaprost, QALATANOPROST, latanoprost 0.005% eye drops, 2.5 mL (Optometrical)
8243W Xalaprost, QALATANOPROST, latanoprost 0.005% eye drops, 2.5 mL
5553G Xalamol 50/5, QALATANOPROST + TIMOLOL, latanoprost 0.005% + timolol 0.5% eye drops, 2.5 mL (Optometrical)
8895E Xalamol 50/5, QALATANOPROST + TIMOLOL, latanoprost 0.005% + timolol 0.5% eye drops, 2.5 mL
1956Y Memantine RBX, RAMEMANTINE, memantine hydrochloride 10 mg tablet, 56
2492E Memantine RBX, RAMEMANTINE, memantine hydrochloride 10 mg tablet, 56
2513G Memantine RBX, RAMEMANTINE, memantine hydrochloride 20 mg tablet, 28
9306T Memantine RBX, RAMEMANTINE, memantine hydrochloride 20 mg tablet, 28
3439B APO-Metformin XR 1000, TXMETFORMIN, metformin hydrochloride 1 g tablet: modified release, 60 tablets
2590H APO-Rosuvastatin, TXROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 5 mg tablet, 30
2606E APO-Rosuvastatin, TXROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 5 mg tablet, 30
2590H Blooms the Chemist Rosuvastatin, IBROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 5 mg tablet, 30
2606E Blooms the Chemist Rosuvastatin, IBROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 5 mg tablet, 30
3402C Blooms the Chemist Rosuvastatin, IBROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 5 mg tablet, 30
9042X Blooms the Chemist Rosuvastatin, IBROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 5 mg tablet, 30
2590H Chem mart Rosuvastatin, CHROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 5 mg tablet, 30
2606E Chem mart Rosuvastatin, CHROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 5 mg tablet, 30
2590H Terry White Chemists Rosuvastatin, TWROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 5 mg tablet, 30
2606E Terry White Chemists Rosuvastatin, TWROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 5 mg tablet, 30
2584B APO-Rosuvastatin, TXROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 10 mg tablet, 30
2628H APO-Rosuvastatin, TXROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 10 mg tablet, 30
2584B Blooms the Chemist Rosuvastatin, IBROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 10 mg tablet, 30
2628H Blooms the Chemist Rosuvastatin, IBROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 10 mg tablet, 30
3403D Blooms the Chemist Rosuvastatin, IBROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 10 mg tablet, 30
9043Y Blooms the Chemist Rosuvastatin, IBROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 10 mg tablet, 30
2584B Chem mart Rosuvastatin, CHROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 10 mg tablet, 30
2628H Chem mart Rosuvastatin, CHROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 10 mg tablet, 30
2584B Terry White Chemists Rosuvastatin, TWROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 10 mg tablet, 30
2628H Terry White Chemists Rosuvastatin, TWROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 10 mg tablet, 30
2574L APO-Rosuvastatin, TXROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 20 mg tablet, 30
2609H APO-Rosuvastatin, TXROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 20 mg tablet, 30
2574L Blooms the Chemist Rosuvastatin, IBROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 20 mg tablet, 30
2609H Blooms the Chemist Rosuvastatin, IBROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 20 mg tablet, 30
3404E Blooms the Chemist Rosuvastatin, IBROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 20 mg tablet, 30
9044B Blooms the Chemist Rosuvastatin, IBROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 20 mg tablet, 30
2574L Chem mart Rosuvastatin, CHROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 20 mg tablet, 30
2609H Chem mart Rosuvastatin, CHROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 20 mg tablet, 30
2574L Terry White Chemists Rosuvastatin, TWROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 20 mg tablet, 30
2609H Terry White Chemists Rosuvastatin, TWROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 20 mg tablet, 30
2594M APO-Rosuvastatin, TXROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 40 mg tablet, 30
2636R APO-Rosuvastatin, TXROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 40 mg tablet, 30
2594M Blooms the Chemist Rosuvastatin, IBROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 40 mg tablet, 30
2636R Blooms the Chemist Rosuvastatin, IBROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 40 mg tablet, 30
3405F Blooms the Chemist Rosuvastatin, IBROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 40 mg tablet, 30
9045C Blooms the Chemist Rosuvastatin, IBROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 40 mg tablet, 30
2594M Chem mart Rosuvastatin, CHROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 40 mg tablet, 30
2636R Chem mart Rosuvastatin, CHROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 40 mg tablet, 30
2594M Terry White Chemists Rosuvastatin, TWROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 40 mg tablet, 30
2636R Terry White Chemists Rosuvastatin, TWROSUVASTATIN, rosuvastatin 40 mg tablet, 30
8163P Topiramate AN, EATOPIRAMATE, topiramate 25 mg tablet, 60
8164Q Topiramate AN, EATOPIRAMATE, topiramate 50 mg tablet, 60
8165R Topiramate AN, EATOPIRAMATE, topiramate 100 mg tablet, 60
8166T Topiramate AN, EATOPIRAMATE, topiramate 200 mg tablet, 60
8301X Blooms the Chemist Venlafaxine XR, IBVENLAFAXINE, venlafaxine 75 mg capsule: modified release, 28 capsules
8302Y Blooms the Chemist Venlafaxine XR, IBVENLAFAXINE, venlafaxine 150 mg capsule: modified release, 28 capsules

Addition – Equivalence Indicator

10138N RANIBIZUMAB, ranibizumab 1.65 mg/0.165 mL injection, 1 x 0.165 mL syringe (Lucentis)
1382R RANIBIZUMAB, ranibizumab 2.3 mg/0.23 mL injection, 1 x 0.23 mL vial (Lucentis)

 

Deletions

Deletion – Item

8849R ESCITALOPRAM, escitalopram 10 mg/mL oral liquid, 28 mL (Lexapro)

Deletion – Brand

5006L GenRx Amoxycillin and Clavulanic Acid, GXAMOXYCILLIN + CLAVULANIC ACID, amoxycillin 875 mg + clavulanic acid 125 mg tablet, 10 (Dental)
8254K GenRx Amoxycillin and Clavulanic Acid, GXAMOXYCILLIN + CLAVULANIC ACID, amoxycillin 875 mg + clavulanic acid 125 mg tablet, 10
2964B Cefalotin Sandoz, SZCEPHALOTHIN, cephalothin 1 g injection, 10 x 1 g vials
3376Q Cefalotin Sandoz, SZCEPHALOTHIN, cephalothin 1 g injection, 10 x 1 g vials (Dental)
1797N Hospira Pty Limited, HHCEPHAZOLIN, cephazolin 1 g injection, 5 x 1 g vials
1799Q Hospira Pty Limited, HHCEPHAZOLIN, cephazolin 1 g injection, 5 x 1 g vials
1245M Levo/Carbidopa Sandoz, SZLEVODOPA + CARBIDOPA ANHYDROUS, levodopa 250 mg + carbidopa anhydrous 25 mg tablet, 100

Deletion – Equivalence Indicator

2964B Hospira Pty Limited, HHCEPHALOTHIN, cephalothin 1 g injection, 10 x 1 g vials
3376Q Hospira Pty Limited, HHCEPHALOTHIN, cephalothin 1 g injection, 10 x 1 g vials (Dental)
1245M Sinemet, MKLEVODOPA + CARBIDOPA ANHYDROUS, levodopa 250 mg + carbidopa anhydrous 25 mg tablet, 100

 

Alterations

Changes to Restrictions

The following items have additions, deletions or alterations to restrictions and/or notes.

8179L ANASTROZOLE, anastrozole 1 mg tablet, 30 (APO-Anastrozole, Anastrol, Anastrozole AN, Anastrozole FBM, Anastrozole GH, Anastrozole RBX, Anastrozole Sandoz, Anastrozole-DRLA, Anastrozole-GA, Anzole, Arianna, Arimidex, Azastrole, Chem mart Anastrozole, Pharmacor Anastrozole 1, Pharmacy Choice Anastrozole, Terry White Chemists Anastrozole)
2819J EVEROLIMUS, everolimus 5 mg tablet, 30 (Afinitor)
2985D EVEROLIMUS, everolimus 10 mg tablet, 30 (Afinitor)
10103R EXEMESTANE, exemestane 25 mg tablet, 30 (APO-Exemestane, Aromasin, Exaccord, Exemestane AN, Exemestane GH, Exemestane Pfizer, Exemestane Sandoz, Exemestane-GA)
8506Q EXEMESTANE, exemestane 25 mg tablet, 30 (APO-Exemestane, Aromasin, Exaccord, Exemestane AN, Exemestane GH, Exemestane Pfizer, Exemestane Sandoz, Exemestane-GA)
1454M GOSERELIN, goserelin 3.6 mg implant, 1 (Zoladex Implant)
8245Y LETROZOLE, letrozole 2.5 mg tablet, 30 (APO-Letrozole, Chem mart Letrozole, Femara 2.5 mg, Femolet, Fera, Gynotril, Letrozole AN, Letrozole Actavis, Letrozole FBM, Letrozole RBX, Letrozole Sandoz, Letrozole generichealth, Letrozole-DRLA, Letrozole-GA, Lezole, Pharmacor Letrozole 2.5, Pharmacy Choice Letrozole, Terry White Chemists Letrozole)
10138N RANIBIZUMAB, ranibizumab 1.65 mg/0.165 mL injection, 1 x 0.165 mL syringe (Lucentis)
1382R RANIBIZUMAB, ranibizumab 2.3 mg/0.23 mL injection, 1 x 0.23 mL vial (Lucentis)
2341F TESTOSTERONE, testosterone 2% (30 mg/1.5 mL actuation) transdermal solution, 60 actuations (Axiron)
8460G TESTOSTERONE, testosterone 2.5 mg/24 hours patch, 60 (Androderm)
8619P TESTOSTERONE, testosterone 5 mg/24 hours patch, 30 (Androderm)
8830R TESTOSTERONE, testosterone 1% (50 mg/5 g) gel, 30 x 5 g sachets (Testogel)
2114G TESTOSTERONE ENANTHATE, testosterone enanthate 250 mg/mL injection, 3 x 1 mL syringes (Primoteston Depot)
10205D TESTOSTERONE UNDECANOATE, testosterone undecanoate 1 g/4 mL injection, 1 x 4 mL vial (Reandron 1000)
2115H TESTOSTERONE UNDECANOATE, testosterone undecanoate 40 mg capsule, 60 (Andriol Testocaps)
9004X TESTOSTERONE UNDECANOATE, testosterone undecanoate 1 g/4 mL injection, 1 x 4 mL ampoule (Reandron 1000)

Alteration – Restriction Level

From To
8361C CAPECITABINE, capecitabine 150 mg tablet, 60 (Capecitabine AN, Capecitabine Actavis, Capecitabine Alphapharm, Capecitabine Sandoz, Capecitabine-DRLA, Xelabine, Xeloda) authority-required unrestricted
8362D CAPECITABINE, capecitabine 500 mg tablet, 120 (Capecitabine AN, Capecitabine Actavis, Capecitabine Alphapharm, Capecitabine Apotex, Capecitabine GH, Capecitabine Sandoz, Capecitabine-DRLA, Xelabine, Xeloda) authority-required unrestricted
2734X MEGESTROL, megestrol acetate 160 mg tablet, 30 (Megace) restricted unrestricted
8216K TOREMIFENE, toremifene 60 mg tablet, 30 (Fareston) restricted unrestricted

 

Advance Notices

1 April 2015

Deletion – Item
2710P MIFEPRISTONE, mifepristone 200 mg tablet, 1
2672P MISOPROSTOL, misoprostol 200 microgram tablet, 4
2681D POLYVINYL ALCOHOL, polyvinyl alcohol 3% eye drops, 15 mL
9222J POLYVINYL ALCOHOL, polyvinyl alcohol 3% eye drops, 15 mL
5525T POLYVINYL ALCOHOL, polyvinyl alcohol 3% eye drops, 15 mL
2995P SALCATONIN, salcatonin 50 international units/mL injection, 5 x 1 mL ampoules
3491R TERBUTALINE, terbutaline sulfate 500 microgram/mL injection, 5 x 1 mL ampoules

1 May 2015

Deletion – Item
2090B CARBOMER + TRIGLYCERIDE LIPIDS, carbomer 0.2% + triglyceride lipids 1% eye gel, 30 x 600 mg unit doses
2058H CARBOMER + TRIGLYCERIDE LIPIDS, carbomer 0.2% + triglyceride lipids 1% eye gel, 30 x 600 mg unit doses
9004X TESTOSTERONE UNDECANOATE, testosterone undecanoate 1 g/4 mL injection, 1 x 4 mL ampoule
Deletion – Brand
1627P Tolvon (MK),  MIANSERIN, mianserin hydrochloride 10 mg tablet, 50

1 June 2015

Deletion – Item
1172Q CHLORAMPHENICOL, chloramphenicol 0.5% ear drops, 5 mL

1 August 2015

Deletion – Item
2873F CANAGLIFLOZIN, canagliflozin 100 mg tablet, 30
2987F CANAGLIFLOZIN, canagliflozin 300 mg tablet, 30

 

Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits

Alteration – Manufacturer Code

From To
4681J Actisorb Plus MAP105DRESSING ACTIVATED CHARCOAL MALODOROUS WOUND, dressing activated charcoal malodorous wound 10.5 cm x 10.5 cm dressing, 1 JJ KI
4695D Tielle MTL101EDRESSING HYDROACTIVE SUPERFICIAL WOUND HIGH EXUDATE SEMI-PERMEABLE ABSORBENT FOAM, dressing hydroactive superficial wound high exudate semi-permeable absorbent foam 11 cm x 11 cm dressing: island, 10 dressings JJ KI
4696E Tielle MT2442DRESSING HYDROACTIVE SUPERFICIAL WOUND HIGH EXUDATE SEMI-PERMEABLE ABSORBENT FOAM, dressing hydroactive superficial wound high exudate semi-permeable absorbent foam 18 cm x 18 cm dressing: island, 5 dressings JJ KI
4911L Nu-Gel 2497DRESSING HYDROGEL SHEET, dressing hydrogel sheet 9.5 cm x 10.2 cm dressing, 5 JJ KI
4909J Adaptic 2012DRESSING TULLE NON GAUZE PARAFFIN, dressing tulle non gauze paraffin 7.6 cm x 7.6 cm dressing, 1 JJ KI

 

Efficient Funding of Chemotherapy (Private Hospital)

Alteration – Restriction

10120P BEVACIZUMAB,
bevacizumab 100 mg/4 mL injection, 1 x 4 mL vial (Avastin);
bevacizumab 400 mg/16 mL injection, 1 x 16 mL vial (Avastin)

Alteration – Restriction Level

From To
7263G VINORELBINE,
vinorelbine 10 mg/mL injection, 1 x 1 mL vial (Vinorelbine Ebewe);
vinorelbine 10 mg/mL injection, 1 x 1 mL vial (Navelbine);
vinorelbine 50 mg/5 mL injection, 1 x 5 mL vial (Navelbine);
vinorelbine 50 mg/5 mL injection, 1 x 5 mL vial (Vinorelbine Ebewe);
vinorelbine 10 mg/mL injection, 1 x 1 mL vial (Hospira Pty Limited);
vinorelbine 50 mg/5 mL injection, 1 x 5 mL vial (Hospira Pty Limited);
vinorelbine 50 mg/5 mL injection, 1 x 5 mL vial (Vinorelbine Kabi)
streamlined unrestricted

 

Efficient Funding of Chemotherapy (Public Hospital)

Alteration – Restriction

10115J BEVACIZUMAB,
bevacizumab 100 mg/4 mL injection, 1 x 4 mL vial (Avastin);
bevacizumab 400 mg/16 mL injection, 1 x 16 mL vial (Avastin)

Alteration – Restriction Level

From To
4620E VINORELBINE,
vinorelbine 10 mg/mL injection, 1 x 1 mL vial (Vinorelbine Ebewe);
vinorelbine 10 mg/mL injection, 1 x 1 mL vial (Navelbine);
vinorelbine 50 mg/5 mL injection, 1 x 5 mL vial (Navelbine);
vinorelbine 50 mg/5 mL injection, 1 x 5 mL vial (Vinorelbine Ebewe);
vinorelbine 10 mg/mL injection, 1 x 1 mL vial (Hospira Pty Limited);
vinorelbine 50 mg/5 mL injection, 1 x 5 mL vial (Hospira Pty Limited);
vinorelbine 50 mg/5 mL injection, 1 x 5 mL vial (Vinorelbine Kabi)
streamlined unrestricted