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Addition – Item

10124W Aclidinium, aclidinium bromide 400 microgram/actuation inhalation: powder for, 60 actuations (Bretaris Genuair)
10119N Betaine, betaine 1 g/g oral liquid: powder for, 180 g (Cystadane)
10112F Macrogol-3350 + Sodium Chloride + Potassium Chloride + Bicarbonate, macrogol-3350 13.12 g/25 mL + sodium chloride 350.7 mg/25 mL + potassium chloride 46.6 mg/25 mL (0.63 mmol/25 mL potassium) + sodium bicarbonate 178.5 mg/25 mL oral liquid, 500 mL (Movicol Liquid) (Palliative Care)
10127B Macrogol-3350 + Sodium Chloride + Potassium Chloride + Bicarbonate, macrogol-3350 13.12 g/25 mL + sodium chloride 350.7 mg/25 mL + potassium chloride 46.6 mg/25 mL (0.63 mmol/25 mL potassium) + sodium bicarbonate 178.5 mg/25 mL oral liquid, 500 mL (Movicol Liquid) (Palliative Care)
10126Y Macrogol-3350 + Sodium Chloride + Potassium Chloride + Bicarbonate, macrogol-3350 13.12 g/25 mL + sodium chloride 350.7 mg/25 mL + potassium chloride 46.6 mg/25 mL (0.63 mmol/25 mL potassium) + sodium bicarbonate 178.5 mg/25 mL oral liquid, 500 mL (Movicol Liquid)
10128C Saxagliptin, saxagliptin 2.5 mg tablet, 28 (Onglyza)
10113G Ticarcillin + Clavulanic Acid, ticarcillin 3 g + clavulanic acid 100 mg injection, 1 x 3.1 g vial (Timentin)
10125X Ticarcillin + Clavulanic Acid, ticarcillin 3 g + clavulanic acid 100 mg injection, 1 x 3.1 g vial (Timentin)

Addition – Brand

3116B Cal-500, PPCalcium, CALCIUM Tablet (chewable) 500 mg (as carbonate), 60
8361C Capecitabine Actavis, GNCapecitabine, capecitabine 150 mg tablet, 60
8361C Capecitabine Alphapharm, AFCapecitabine, capecitabine 150 mg tablet, 60
8361C Capecitabine Sandoz, SZCapecitabine, capecitabine 150 mg tablet, 60
8361C Capecitabine-DRLA, RZCapecitabine, capecitabine 150 mg tablet, 60
8362D Capecitabine Actavis, GNCapecitabine, capecitabine 500 mg tablet, 120
8362D Capecitabine Alphapharm, AFCapecitabine, capecitabine 500 mg tablet, 120
8362D Capecitabine Apotex, TXCapecitabine, capecitabine 500 mg tablet, 120
8362D Capecitabine GH, GQCapecitabine, capecitabine 500 mg tablet, 120
8362D Capecitabine Sandoz, SZCapecitabine, capecitabine 500 mg tablet, 120
8362D Capecitabine-DRLA, RZCapecitabine, capecitabine 500 mg tablet, 120
1147J APO-Captopril, TXCaptopril, captopril 12.5 mg tablet, 90
1148K APO-Captopril, TXCaptopril, captopril 25 mg tablet, 90
1149L APO-Captopril, TXCaptopril, captopril 50 mg tablet, 90
1270W Cyrotone, ERCyproterone, cyproterone acetate 50 mg tablet, 50
1370D Malean, FMEnalapril, enalapril maleate 5 mg tablet, 30
1368B Malean, FMEnalapril, enalapril maleate 10 mg tablet, 30
1369C Malean, FMEnalapril, enalapril maleate 20 mg tablet, 30
8886Q Esomeprazole RBX, RAEsomeprazole, esomeprazole 20 mg tablet: enteric, 30 tablets
8600P Esomeprazole RBX, RAEsomeprazole, esomeprazole 20 mg tablet: enteric, 30 tablets
8601Q Esomeprazole RBX, RAEsomeprazole, esomeprazole 40 mg tablet: enteric, 30 tablets
3401B Esomeprazole RBX, RAEsomeprazole, esomeprazole 40 mg tablet: enteric, 30 tablets
8246B Irprestan 75, ZPIrbesartan, irbesartan 75 mg tablet, 30
8247C Irprestan 150, ZPIrbesartan, irbesartan 150 mg tablet, 30
8248D Irprestan 300, ZPIrbesartan, irbesartan 300 mg tablet, 30
8404H Irbesartan HCT Actavis 150/12.5, UAIrbesartan + Hydrochlorothiazide, irbesartan 150 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablet, 30
2136K Irbesartan HCT Actavis 300/25, UAIrbesartan + Hydrochlorothiazide, irbesartan 300 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg tablet, 30
8654L Levi 250, FMLevetiracetam, levetiracetam 250 mg tablet, 60
8655M Levi 500, FMLevetiracetam, levetiracetam 500 mg tablet, 60
8656N Levi 1000, FMLevetiracetam, levetiracetam 1 g tablet, 60
5400F Aspen Methadone Syrup, QAMethadone, methadone hydrochloride 5 mg/mL oral liquid, 200 mL (Palliative Care)
5399E Aspen Methadone Syrup, QAMethadone, methadone hydrochloride 5 mg/mL oral liquid, 200 mL (Palliative Care)
8732N Metrol-XL 23.75, QAMetoprolol Succinate, METOPROLOL SUCCINATE Tablet 23.75 mg (controlled release), 15
8732N Minax XL, AFMetoprolol Succinate, METOPROLOL SUCCINATE Tablet 23.75 mg (controlled release), 15
8733P Metrol-XL 47.5, QAMetoprolol Succinate, METOPROLOL SUCCINATE Tablet 47.5 mg (controlled release), 30
8733P Minax XL, AFMetoprolol Succinate, METOPROLOL SUCCINATE Tablet 47.5 mg (controlled release), 30
8734Q Metrol-XL 95, QAMetoprolol Succinate, METOPROLOL SUCCINATE Tablet 95 mg (controlled release), 30
8734Q Minax XL, AFMetoprolol Succinate, METOPROLOL SUCCINATE Tablet 95 mg (controlled release), 30
8735R Metrol-XL 190, QAMetoprolol Succinate, METOPROLOL SUCCINATE Tablet 190 mg (controlled release), 30
8735R Minax XL, AFMetoprolol Succinate, METOPROLOL SUCCINATE Tablet 190 mg (controlled release), 30
8456C Quetia 25, FMQuetiapine, quetiapine 25 mg tablet, 60
8457D Quetia 100, FMQuetiapine, quetiapine 100 mg tablet, 90
8458E Quetia 200, FMQuetiapine, quetiapine 200 mg tablet, 60
8580N Quetia 300, FMQuetiapine, quetiapine 300 mg tablet, 60
8646C Pharmacor Tacrolimus 0.5, CRTacrolimus, tacrolimus 500 microgram capsule, 100
8647D Pharmacor Tacrolimus 1, CRTacrolimus, tacrolimus 1 mg capsule, 100
8648E Pharmacor Tacrolimus 5, CRTacrolimus, tacrolimus 5 mg capsule, 50
8350L Tirofiban AC, GNTirofiban, tirofiban 12.5 mg/50 mL injection, 1 x 50 mL vial

Addition – Equivalence Indicator

3116B Cal-Sup, IACalcium, CALCIUM Tablet (chewable) 500 mg (as carbonate), 60
8361C Xeloda, ROCapecitabine, capecitabine 150 mg tablet, 60
8362D Xeloda, ROCapecitabine, capecitabine 500 mg tablet, 120
8600P Nexium, APEsomeprazole, esomeprazole 20 mg tablet: enteric, 30 tablets
8886Q Nexium, APEsomeprazole, esomeprazole 20 mg tablet: enteric, 30 tablets
3401B Nexium, APEsomeprazole, esomeprazole 40 mg tablet: enteric, 30 tablets
8601Q Nexium, APEsomeprazole, esomeprazole 40 mg tablet: enteric, 30 tablets
8732N Toprol-XL 23.75, APMetoprolol Succinate, METOPROLOL SUCCINATE Tablet 23.75 mg (controlled release), 15
8733P Toprol-XL 47.5, APMetoprolol Succinate, METOPROLOL SUCCINATE Tablet 47.5 mg (controlled release), 30
8734Q Toprol-XL 95, APMetoprolol Succinate, METOPROLOL SUCCINATE Tablet 95 mg (controlled release), 30
8735R Toprol-XL 190, APMetoprolol Succinate, METOPROLOL SUCCINATE Tablet 190 mg (controlled release), 30
8350L Aggrastat, ASTirofiban, tirofiban 12.5 mg/50 mL injection, 1 x 50 mL vial

Deletions

Deletion – Item

9166K Erlotinib, erlotinib 25 mg tablet, 30 (Tarceva)
9167L Erlotinib, erlotinib 100 mg tablet, 30 (Tarceva)
9168M Erlotinib, erlotinib 150 mg tablet, 30 (Tarceva)
5154G Metronidazole, metronidazole 500 mg/100 mL (0.5%) injection, 1 x 100 mL bag (Baxter Healthcare Pty Ltd)
1638F Metronidazole, metronidazole 500 mg/100 mL (0.5%) injection, 1 x 100 mL bag (Baxter Healthcare Pty Ltd)
5494E Telmisartan, telmisartan 40 mg tablet, 28 (Micardis)
5495F Telmisartan, telmisartan 80 mg tablet, 28 (Micardis)
5230G Ticarcillin + Clavulanic Acid, ticarcillin 3 g + clavulanic acid 100 mg injection, 10 x 3.1 g vials (Timentin)
2179Q Ticarcillin + Clavulanic Acid, ticarcillin 3 g + clavulanic acid 100 mg injection, 10 x 3.1 g vials (Timentin)

Deletion – Brand

2130D Alprazolam Sandoz, SZAlprazolam, alprazolam 250 microgram tablet, 50
2131E Alprazolam Sandoz, SZAlprazolam, alprazolam 500 microgram tablet, 50
2132F Alprazolam Sandoz, SZAlprazolam, alprazolam 1 mg tablet, 50
8118G Alprazolam Sandoz, SZAlprazolam, alprazolam 2 mg tablet, 50
2344J Amiodarone Sandoz, SZAmiodarone, amiodarone hydrochloride 100 mg tablet, 30
5400F Sigma Methadone Syrup, QAMethadone, methadone hydrochloride 5 mg/mL oral liquid, 200 mL (Palliative Care)
5399E Sigma Methadone Syrup, QAMethadone, methadone hydrochloride 5 mg/mL oral liquid, 200 mL (Palliative Care)
1967M Locilan 28 Day, FZNorethisterone, norethisterone 350 microgram tablet, 112 [4 x 28]
3130R Vycin IV, GNVancomycin, vancomycin 500 mg injection, 1 x 500 mg vial
3323X Vycin IV, GNVancomycin, vancomycin 500 mg injection, 1 x 500 mg vial
3131T Vycin IV, GNVancomycin, vancomycin 500 mg injection, 1 x 500 mg vial

Deletion – Equivalence Indicator

1967M Noriday 28 Day, PFNorethisterone, norethisterone 350 microgram tablet, 112 [4 x 28]

Alterations

Alteration – Restriction

Note: Items which are Streamlined drugs have had a code change.

9092M Atomoxetine, atomoxetine 10 mg capsule, 28 (Strattera)
9093N Atomoxetine, atomoxetine 18 mg capsule, 28 (Strattera)
9094P Atomoxetine, atomoxetine 25 mg capsule, 28 (Strattera)
9095Q Atomoxetine, atomoxetine 40 mg capsule, 28 (Strattera)
9096R Atomoxetine, atomoxetine 60 mg capsule, 28 (Strattera)
9289X Atomoxetine, atomoxetine 80 mg capsule, 28 (Strattera)
9290Y Atomoxetine, atomoxetine 100 mg capsule, 28 (Strattera)
3116B Calcium, CALCIUM Tablet (chewable) 500 mg (as carbonate), 60 (Cal-500, Cal-Sup)
3117C Calcium, CALCIUM Tablet 600 mg (as carbonate), 240 (Calci-Tab 600)
10028T Erlotinib, erlotinib 25 mg tablet, 30 (Tarceva)
10019H Erlotinib, erlotinib 100 mg tablet, 30 (Tarceva)
10025P Erlotinib, erlotinib 150 mg tablet, 30 (Tarceva)
8612G Macrogol-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 (APO-MACROGOL plus ELECTROLYTES, LaxaCon, lax-sachets, Molaxole, Movicol)
5390Q Macrogol-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 (APO-MACROGOL plus ELECTROLYTES, LaxaCon, lax-sachets, Molaxole, Movicol) (Palliative Care)
5389P Macrogol-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 (APO-MACROGOL plus ELECTROLYTES, LaxaCon, lax-sachets, Molaxole, Movicol) (Palliative Care)
2277W Metronidazole, metronidazole 500 mg/100 mL (0.5%) injection, 5 x 100 mL bags (Metronidazole-Claris)
2298Y Metronidazole, metronidazole 500 mg/100 mL (0.5%) injection, 5 x 100 mL bags (Metronidazole-Claris)
1821W Metronidazole, metronidazole 500 mg/100 mL (0.5%) injection, 10 x 100 mL bags (DBL Metronidazole Intravenous Infusion, Metronidazole Sandoz IV)
1832K Metronidazole, metronidazole 500 mg/100 mL (0.5%) injection, 10 x 100 mL bags (DBL Metronidazole Intravenous Infusion, Metronidazole Sandoz IV)

Alteration – Authority required to Authority required (STREAMLINED)

9092M Strattera, LYAtomoxetine, atomoxetine 10 mg capsule, 28
9093N Strattera, LYAtomoxetine, atomoxetine 18 mg capsule, 28
9094P Strattera, LYAtomoxetine, atomoxetine 25 mg capsule, 28
9095Q Strattera, LYAtomoxetine, atomoxetine 40 mg capsule, 28
9096R Strattera, LYAtomoxetine, atomoxetine 60 mg capsule, 28
9289X Strattera, LYAtomoxetine, atomoxetine 80 mg capsule, 28
9290Y Strattera, LYAtomoxetine, atomoxetine 100 mg capsule, 28

Alteration – Manufacturer's Code

From: To:
8775W Arixtra, ASFondaparinux, FONDAPARINUX SODIUM Injection 2.5 mg in 0.5 mL single dose pre-filled syringe, 2  GK AS 

Advance Notices

Advance Notices – Deletion of Item

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

5005K

Glucose, glucose 5% (25 g/500 mL) injection, 1 x 500 mL bag (Fresenius Kabi Australia Pty Limited)
9444C Glucose, glucose 5% (25 g/500 mL) injection, 1 x 500 mL bag (Fresenius Kabi Australia Pty Limited)
9445D Glucose, glucose 10% (50 g/500 mL) injection, 1 x 500 mL bag (Fresenius Kabi Australia Pty Limited)
9474P Glucose, glucose 5% (12.5 g/250 mL) injection, 1 x 250 mL bag (Glucose 5% Freeflex)
9416N Lactate + Sodium Chloride + Potassium Chloride + Calcium Chloride Dihydrate, lactate sodium 0.322% (1.61 g/500 mL) + sodium chloride 0.6% (3 g/500 mL) + potassium chloride 0.04% (200 mg/500 mL) + calcium chloride dihydrate 0.027% (135 mg/500 mL) injection, 1 x 500 mL bag (Fresenius Kabi Australia Pty Limited)
8272J Omeprazole (&) Clarithromycin (&) Amoxycillin, omeprazole 20 mg capsule [14 capsules] (&) clarithromycin 500 mg tablet [14 tablets] (&) amoxycillin 500 mg capsule [28 capsules], 1 pack (Probitor Hp7)
2942W Oxprenolol, oxprenolol hydrochloride 20 mg tablet, 100 (Corbeton 20)
5021G Sodium Chloride, sodium chloride 0.9% (4.5 g/500 mL) injection, 1 x 500 mL bag (Fresenius Kabi Australia Pty Limited)
9392H Sodium Chloride, sodium chloride 0.9% (4.5 g/500 mL) injection, 1 x 500 mL bag (Fresenius Kabi Australia Pty Limited)
9473N Sodium Chloride, sodium chloride 0.9% (2.25 g/250 mL) injection, 1 x 250 mL bag (Sodium Chloride 0.9% Freeflex)
8099G Testosterone, testosterone 200 mg implant, 1 (Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd)
8098F Testosterone, testosterone 100 mg implant, 1 (Merck Sharp & Dohme (Australia) Pty Ltd)

The following item 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)

 

Section 100 – Highly Specialised Drugs Program

Addition – Item

10130E Epoprostenol, epoprostenol 500 microgram injection, 1 x 500 microgram vial (Veletri) (Public)
10111E Epoprostenol, epoprostenol 500 microgram injection, 1 x 500 microgram vial (Veletri) (Private)
10117L Epoprostenol, epoprostenol 1.5 mg injection, 1 x 1.5 mg vial (Veletri) (Public)
10129D Epoprostenol, epoprostenol 1.5 mg injection, 1 x 1.5 mg vial (Veletri) (Private)
10118M Omalizumab, omalizumab 75 mg/0.5 mL injection, 1 x 0.5 mL syringe (Xolair) (Public)
10110D Omalizumab, omalizumab 75 mg/0.5 mL injection, 1 x 0.5 mL syringe (Xolair) (Private)
10109C Omalizumab, omalizumab 150 mg/mL injection, 1 x 1 mL syringe (Xolair) (Public)
10122R Omalizumab, omalizumab 150 mg/mL injection, 1 x 1 mL syringe (Xolair) (Private)

Addition – Brand

9547L APO-Sildenafil PHT, TXSildenafil, sildenafil 20 mg tablet, 90 (Public)
9605M APO-Sildenafil PHT, TXSildenafil, sildenafil 20 mg tablet, 90 (Private)
9547L Sildenafil Sandoz PHT 20, SZSildenafil, sildenafil 20 mg tablet, 90 (Public)
9605M Sildenafil Sandoz PHT 20, SZSildenafil, sildenafil 20 mg tablet, 90 (Private)
9558C Pharmacor Tacrolimus 0.5, CRTacrolimus, tacrolimus 500 microgram capsule, 100 (Public)
6328C Pharmacor Tacrolimus 0.5, CRTacrolimus, tacrolimus 500 microgram capsule, 100 (Private)
9560E Pharmacor Tacrolimus 1, CRTacrolimus, tacrolimus 1 mg capsule, 100 (Public)
6216E Pharmacor Tacrolimus 1, CRTacrolimus, tacrolimus 1 mg capsule, 100 (Private)
9561F Pharmacor Tacrolimus 5, CRTacrolimus, tacrolimus 5 mg capsule, 50 (Public)
6217F Pharmacor Tacrolimus 5, CRTacrolimus, tacrolimus 5 mg capsule, 50 (Private)

Addition – Equivalence Indicator

5042J

Flolan Kit, GKEpoprostenol, EPOPROSTENOL SODIUM Powder for I.V. infusion 1.5 mg (base) infusion administration set, 1 (Private)

5035B

Flolan Kit, GKEpoprostenol, EPOPROSTENOL SODIUM Powder for I.V. infusion 1.5 mg (base) infusion administration set, 1 (Public)

5036C

Flolan Kit, GKEpoprostenol, EPOPROSTENOL SODIUM Powder for I.V. infusion 500 micrograms (base) infusion administration set, 1 (Private)

5030R

Flolan Kit, GKEpoprostenol, EPOPROSTENOL SODIUM Powder for I.V. infusion 500 micrograms (base) infusion administration set, 1 (Public)

9605M

Revatio, PFSildenafil, sildenafil 20 mg tablet, 90 (Private)

9547L

Revatio, PFSildenafil, sildenafil 20 mg tablet, 90 (Public)

Advance Notices – Deletion of Item

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

5821J Darunavir, darunavir 400 mg tablet, 60 (Prezista) (Public)
5823L Darunavir, darunavir 400 mg tablet, 60 (Prezista) (Private)

Section 100 – Efficient Funding of Chemotherapy

Addition – Item

10120P Bevacizumab, bevacizumab 100 mg/4 mL injection, 1 x 4 mL vial (Avastin); evacizumab 400 mg/16 mL injection, 1 x 16 mL vial (Avastin)
10115J Bevacizumab, bevacizumab 100 mg/4 mL injection, 1 x 4 mL vial (Avastin); evacizumab 400 mg/16 mL injection, 1 x 16 mL vial (Avastin)
10114H Bevacizumab, bevacizumab 100 mg/4 mL injection, 1 x 4 mL vial (Avastin); evacizumab 400 mg/16 mL injection, 1 x 16 mL vial (Avastin)
10121Q Bevacizumab, bevacizumab 100 mg/4 mL injection, 1 x 4 mL vial (Avastin); evacizumab 400 mg/16 mL injection, 1 x 16 mL vial (Avastin)

Addition – Brand

10069Y Vectibix, ANPanitumumab, panitumumab 400 mg/20 mL injection, 1 x 20 mL vial
10082P Vectibix, ANPanitumumab, panitumumab 400 mg/20 mL injection, 1 x 20 mL vial

Deletion – Brand

7222D Carbaccord, GNCarboplatin, carboplatin 450 mg/45 mL injection, 1 x 45 mL vial
4309T Carbaccord, GNCarboplatin, carboplatin 450 mg/45 mL injection, 1 x 45 mL vial
7231N Epiccord, GNEpirubicin, epirubicin hydrochloride 10 mg/5 mL injection, 1 x 5 mL vial
4375G Epiccord, GN – Epirubicin, epirubicin hydrochloride 10 mg/5 mL injection, 1 x 5 mL vial
7231N Epiccord, GNEpirubicin, epirubicin hydrochloride 20 mg/10 mL injection, 1 x 10 mL vial
4375G Epiccord, GN – Epirubicin, epirubicin hydrochloride 20 mg/10 mL injection, 1 x 10 mL vial
7231N Epiccord, GNEpirubicin, epirubicin hydrochloride 50 mg/25 mL injection, 1 x 25 mL vial
4375G Epiccord, GN – Epirubicin, epirubicin hydrochloride 50 mg/25 mL injection, 1 x 25 mL vial
7231N Epiccord, GN – Epirubicin, epirubicin hydrochloride 200 mg/100 mL injection, 1 x 100 mL vial
4375G Epiccord, GN – Epirubicin, epirubicin hydrochloride 200 mg/100 mL injection, 1 x 100 mL vial
7246J Gemcitabine Actavis, GN – Gemcitabine, gemcitabine 200 mg injection, 1 x 200 mg vial
7246J Gemplan, GN – Gemcitabine, gemcitabine 200 mg injection, 1 x 200 mg vial
7246J Gemplan, GN – Gemcitabine, gemcitabine 1 g injection, 1 x 1 g vial
4439P Gemcitabine Actavis, GN – Gemcitabine, gemcitabine 200 mg injection, 1 x 200 mg vial
4439P Gemplan, GNGemcitabine, gemcitabine 200 mg injection, 1 x 200 mg vial
4439P Gemplan, GNGemcitabine, gemcitabine 1 g injection, 1 x 1 g vial
7253R Xalox, GN – Oxaliplatin, oxaliplatin 50 mg injection, 1 x 50 mg vial
4542C Xalox, GNOxaliplatin, oxaliplatin 50 mg injection, 1 x 50 mg vial
7253R Xalox, GNOxaliplatin, oxaliplatin 100 mg injection, 1 x 100 mg vial
4542C Xalox, GN – Oxaliplatin, oxaliplatin 100 mg injection, 1 x 100 mg vial

Alteration – Restriction

Note: Items which are Streamlined drugs have had a code change.

7243F Bevacizumab, bevacizumab 100 mg/4 mL injection, 1 x 4 mL vial (Avastin); evacizumab 400 mg/16 mL injection, 1 x 16 mL vial (Avastin)
4400N Bevacizumab, bevacizumab 100 mg/4 mL injection, 1 x 4 mL vial (Avastin); evacizumab 400 mg/16 mL injection, 1 x 16 mL vial (Avastin)

Advance Notices – Deletion of Brand

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

4439P Gemcitabine Ebewe, SZGemcitabine, gemcitabine 200 mg/5 mL injection, 1 x 5 mL vial
7246J Gemcitabine Ebewe, SZGemcitabine, gemcitabine 200 mg/5 mL injection, 1 x 5 mL vial
4439P Gemcitabine Ebewe, SZGemcitabine, gemcitabine 1 g/25 mL injection, 1 x 25 mL vial
7246J Gemcitabine Ebewe, SZGemcitabine, gemcitabine 1 g/25 mL injection, 1 x 25 mL vial
4439P Gemcitabine Ebewe, SZ – Gemcitabine, gemcitabine 2 g/50 mL injection, 1 x 50 mL vial
7246J Gemcitabine Ebewe, SZ – Gemcitabine, gemcitabine 2 g/50 mL injection, 1 x 50 mL vial

 

Section 100 – IVF/GIFT Treatment

Addition – Item

10116K Progesterone, progesterone 100 mg pessary, 21 (Endometrin)

Alteration – Restriction

5816D Corifollitropin Alfa, corifollitropin alfa 100 microgram/0.5 mL injection, 1 x 0.5 mL syringe (Elonva)
9608Q Progesterone, progesterone 100 mg pessary, 15 (Oripro)
9609R Progesterone, progesterone 200 mg pessary, 15 (Oripro)
6366C Progesterone, progesterone 8% vaginal gel, 15 applications (Crinone 8%)

 

Section 100 – Opiate Dependence Treatment Program

Addition – Brand

6171T Aspen Methadone Syrup, QAMethadone, methadone hydrochloride 5 mg/mL oral liquid, 200 mL
6172W Aspen Methadone Syrup, QAMethadone, methadone hydrochloride 5 mg/mL oral liquid, 1000 mL

Deletion – Brand

6171T Sigma Methadone Syrup, QA – Methadone, methadone hydrochloride 5 mg/mL oral liquid, 200 mL

6172W

Sigma Methadone Syrup, QA – Methadone, methadone hydrochloride 5 mg/mL oral liquid, 1000 mL

Repatriation Schedule of Pharmaceutical Benefits (RPBS)

Addition – Brand

4698G Aquacel 403770, CCDressing Hydrofibre Alternate To Alginates, dressing hydrofibre alternate to alginates 2 g (30 cm) rope, 5 x 2 g

Deletion – Item

4649Q Dressing Hydrofibre Alternate To Alginates, dressing hydrofibre alternate to alginates 10 cm x 10 cm dressing, 10 (Aquacel 177902)
4922C Dressing Hydrofibre Alternate To Alginates, dressing hydrofibre alternate to alginates 15 cm x 15 cm dressing, 5 (Aquacel 177903)
4416K Psyllium Husk Powder + Starch-maize High Amylose, psyllium husk powder 375 mg/g + starch-maize high amylose 375 mg/g oral liquid: powder for, 440 g (Nucolox)
4482X Triamcinolone + Neomycin Sulfate + Gramicidin + Nystatin, triamcinolone acetonide 0.1% + neomycin sulfate 0.25% + gramicidin 0.025% + nystatin 100 000 international units/g ointment, 15 g (Kenacomb)

Deletion – Brand

4698G Aquacel 177904, CCDressing Hydrofibre Alternate To Alginates, dressing hydrofibre alternate to alginates 2 g (30 cm) rope, 5 x 2 g

Deletion – Equivalence Indicator

4010C Aporyl, TXAmorolfine, amorolfine 5% application, 5 mL
4010C Loceryl, GAAmorolfine, amorolfine 5% application, 5 mL