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Additions

Addition – Item

10944B ADALIMUMAB, adalimumab 40 mg/0.8 mL injection, 2 x 0.8 mL syringes (Humira)
10945C ADALIMUMAB, adalimumab 40 mg/0.8 mL injection, 6 x 0.8 mL cartridges (Humira)
10955N ADALIMUMAB, adalimumab 40 mg/0.8 mL injection, 2 x 0.8 mL cartridges (Humira)
10960W ADALIMUMAB, adalimumab 40 mg/0.8 mL injection, 2 x 0.8 mL syringes (Humira)
10961X ADALIMUMAB, adalimumab 40 mg/0.8 mL injection, 2 x 0.8 mL cartridges (Humira)
10972L ADALIMUMAB, adalimumab 40 mg/0.8 mL injection, 6 x 0.8 mL syringes (Humira)
10958R EVOLOCUMAB, evolocumab 140 mg/mL injection, 1 mL injection device (Repatha)
2742H FLUTAMIDE, flutamide 250 mg tablet, 30 (Flutamide MYLAN)
10952K LENVATINIB, lenvatinib 4 mg capsule, 30 (Lenvima)
10965D LENVATINIB, lenvatinib 10 mg capsule, 30 (Lenvima)
10962Y LEUPRORELIN (&) INERT SUBSTANCE (&) BICALUTAMIDE, leuprorelin acetate 7.5 mg modified release injection [1 syringe] (&) inert substance diluent [1 syringe] (&) bicalutamide 50 mg tablet [28], 1 pack (Bi ELIGARD CP)
10963B LEUPRORELIN (&) INERT SUBSTANCE (&) BICALUTAMIDE, leuprorelin acetate 22.5 mg modified release injection [1 syringe] (&) inert substance diluent [1 syringe] (&) bicalutamide 50 mg tablet [28], 1 pack (Bi ELIGARD CP)
10969H LEUPRORELIN (&) INERT SUBSTANCE (&) BICALUTAMIDE, leuprorelin acetate 22.5 mg modified release injection [1 syringe] (&) inert substance diluent [1 syringe] (&) bicalutamide 50 mg tablet [84], 1 pack (Bi ELIGARD CP)
10947E OCRIPLASMIN, ocriplasmin 500 microgram/0.2 mL injection, 0.2 mL vial (Jetrea)
10951J TOCILIZUMAB, tocilizumab 162 mg/0.9 mL injection, 4 x 0.9 mL syringes (Actemra Subcutaneous Injection)
10954M TOCILIZUMAB, tocilizumab 162 mg/0.9 mL injection, 4 x 0.9 mL syringes (Actemra Subcutaneous Injection)

Addition – Brand

2600W Progout 100, AFALLOPURINOL, allopurinol 100 mg tablet, 200
2751T Amlodipine GH, GQAMLODIPINE, amlodipine 5 mg tablet, 30
2752W Amlodipine GH, GQAMLODIPINE, amlodipine 10 mg tablet, 30
8717T Aripiprazole GH, GQARIPIPRAZOLE, aripiprazole 10 mg tablet, 30
8717T Aripiprazole Sandoz, SZARIPIPRAZOLE, aripiprazole 10 mg tablet, 30
8718W Aripiprazole GH, GQARIPIPRAZOLE, aripiprazole 15 mg tablet, 30
8718W Aripiprazole Sandoz, SZARIPIPRAZOLE, aripiprazole 15 mg tablet, 30
8719X Aripiprazole GH, GQARIPIPRAZOLE, aripiprazole 20 mg tablet, 30
8719X Aripiprazole Sandoz, SZARIPIPRAZOLE, aripiprazole 20 mg tablet, 30
8720Y Aripiprazole GH, GQARIPIPRAZOLE, aripiprazole 30 mg tablet, 30
8720Y Aripiprazole Sandoz, SZARIPIPRAZOLE, aripiprazole 30 mg tablet, 30
8844L Bivalirudin APOTEX, TXBIVALIRUDIN, bivalirudin 250 mg injection, 1 vial
8295N CANDESAN, RFCANDESARTAN, candesartan cilexetil 4 mg tablet, 30
8296P CANDESAN, RFCANDESARTAN, candesartan cilexetil 8 mg tablet, 30
8297Q CANDESAN, RFCANDESARTAN, candesartan cilexetil 16 mg tablet, 30
8889W CANDESAN, RFCANDESARTAN, candesartan cilexetil 32 mg tablet, 30
8504N CANDESAN COMBI 16/12.5, RFCANDESARTAN + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE, candesartan cilexetil 16 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablet, 30
9314F CANDESAN COMBI 32/12.5, RFCANDESARTAN + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE, candesartan cilexetil 32 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablet, 30
9315G CANDESAN COMBI 32/25, RFCANDESARTAN + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE, candesartan cilexetil 32 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg tablet, 30
10915L Imatinib-APOTEX, TXIMATINIB, imatinib 100 mg capsule, 60
10918P Imatinib-APOTEX, TXIMATINIB, imatinib 100 mg capsule, 60
10920R Imatinib-APOTEX, TXIMATINIB, imatinib 100 mg capsule, 60
10924Y Imatinib-APOTEX, TXIMATINIB, imatinib 100 mg capsule, 60
10940T Imatinib-APOTEX, TXIMATINIB, imatinib 100 mg capsule, 60
10941W Imatinib-APOTEX, TXIMATINIB, imatinib 100 mg capsule, 60
10942X Imatinib-APOTEX, TXIMATINIB, imatinib 100 mg capsule, 60
10916M Imatinib-APOTEX, TXIMATINIB, imatinib 400 mg capsule, 30
10917N Imatinib-APOTEX, TXIMATINIB, imatinib 400 mg capsule, 30
10921T Imatinib-APOTEX, TXIMATINIB, imatinib 400 mg capsule, 30
10925B Imatinib-APOTEX, TXIMATINIB, imatinib 400 mg capsule, 30
10933K Imatinib-APOTEX, TXIMATINIB, imatinib 400 mg capsule, 30
10935M Imatinib-APOTEX, TXIMATINIB, imatinib 400 mg capsule, 30
10939R Imatinib-APOTEX, TXIMATINIB, imatinib 400 mg capsule, 30
8196J APO-Itraconazole, TXITRACONAZOLE, itraconazole 100 mg capsule, 60
8196J ITRANOX, RWITRACONAZOLE, itraconazole 100 mg capsule, 60
8196J Itracap, AFITRACONAZOLE, itraconazole 100 mg capsule, 60
2848X LAMITAN, RFLAMOTRIGINE, lamotrigine 25 mg tablet, 56
2849Y LAMITAN, RFLAMOTRIGINE, lamotrigine 50 mg tablet, 56
2850B LAMITAN, RFLAMOTRIGINE, lamotrigine 100 mg tablet, 56
2851C LAMITAN, RFLAMOTRIGINE, lamotrigine 200 mg tablet, 56
9435N Blooms the Chemist Metformin XR 500, IBMETFORMIN, metformin hydrochloride 500 mg modified release tablet, 120
9435N Metformin XR 500 APOTEX, GXMETFORMIN, metformin hydrochloride 500 mg modified release tablet, 120
3439B Blooms the Chemist Metformin XR 1000, IBMETFORMIN, metformin hydrochloride 1 g modified release tablet, 60
3439B Chem mart Metformin XR 1000, CHMETFORMIN, metformin hydrochloride 1 g modified release tablet, 60
3439B Terry White Chemists Metformin XR 1000, TWMETFORMIN, metformin hydrochloride 1 g modified release tablet, 60
2147B Olmesartan - MYL, AFOLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL, olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg tablet, 30
2148C Olmesartan - MYL, AFOLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL, olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg tablet, 30
5292M Olmesartan/Amlodipine - MYL 20/5, AFOLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL + AMLODIPINE, olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg + amlodipine 5 mg tablet, 30
5293N Olmesartan/Amlodipine - MYL 40/5, AFOLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL + AMLODIPINE, olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg + amlodipine 5 mg tablet, 30
5294P Olmesartan/Amlodipine - MYL 40/10, AFOLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL + AMLODIPINE, olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg + amlodipine 10 mg tablet, 30
2161R Olmesartan HCT - MYL 20/12.5, AFOLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE, olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablet, 30
2166B Olmesartan HCT - MYL 40/12.5, AFOLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE, olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablet, 30
2170F Olmesartan HCT - MYL 40/25, AFOLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE, olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg tablet, 30
5458G QUEPINE XR, RWQUETIAPINE, quetiapine 150 mg modified release tablet, 60
2477J Rivastigmelon Patch 5, AFRIVASTIGMINE, rivastigmine 4.6 mg/24 hours patch, 30
9161E Rivastigmelon Patch 5, AFRIVASTIGMINE, rivastigmine 4.6 mg/24 hours patch, 30
2551G Rivastigmelon Patch 10, AFRIVASTIGMINE, rivastigmine 9.5 mg/24 hours patch, 30
9162F Rivastigmelon Patch 10, AFRIVASTIGMINE, rivastigmine 9.5 mg/24 hours patch, 30
8378Y Temozolomide Amneal, EDTEMOZOLOMIDE, temozolomide 5 mg capsule, 5
8819E Temozolomide Amneal, EDTEMOZOLOMIDE, temozolomide 5 mg capsule, 5
8379B Temozolomide Amneal, EDTEMOZOLOMIDE, temozolomide 20 mg capsule, 5
8820F Temozolomide Amneal, EDTEMOZOLOMIDE, temozolomide 20 mg capsule, 5
8380C Temozolomide Amneal, EDTEMOZOLOMIDE, temozolomide 100 mg capsule, 5
8821G Temozolomide Amneal, EDTEMOZOLOMIDE, temozolomide 100 mg capsule, 5
9361Q Temozolomide Amneal, EDTEMOZOLOMIDE, temozolomide 140 mg capsule, 5
9362R Temozolomide Amneal, EDTEMOZOLOMIDE, temozolomide 140 mg capsule, 5
8381D Temozolomide Amneal, EDTEMOZOLOMIDE, temozolomide 250 mg capsule, 5
10173K Vzole, RWVORICONAZOLE, voriconazole 50 mg tablet, 56
9363T Vzole, RWVORICONAZOLE, voriconazole 50 mg tablet, 56
10198R Vzole, RWVORICONAZOLE, voriconazole 200 mg tablet, 56
9364W Vzole, RWVORICONAZOLE, voriconazole 200 mg tablet, 56

Addition – Equivalence Indicator

8717T Abilify, OSARIPIPRAZOLE, aripiprazole 10 mg tablet, 30
8718W Abilify, OSARIPIPRAZOLE, aripiprazole 15 mg tablet, 30
8719X Abilify, OSARIPIPRAZOLE, aripiprazole 20 mg tablet, 30
8720Y Abilify, OSARIPIPRAZOLE, aripiprazole 30 mg tablet, 30
8844L Angiomax, XMBIVALIRUDIN, bivalirudin 250 mg injection, 1 vial
8196J Sporanox, JCITRACONAZOLE, itraconazole 100 mg capsule, 60
2147B Olmetec, MKOLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL, olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg tablet, 30
2148C Olmetec, MKOLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL, olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg tablet, 30
5292M Sevikar 20/5, MKOLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL + AMLODIPINE, olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg + amlodipine 5 mg tablet, 30
5293N Sevikar 40/5, MKOLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL + AMLODIPINE, olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg + amlodipine 5 mg tablet, 30
5294P Sevikar 40/10, MKOLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL + AMLODIPINE, olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg + amlodipine 10 mg tablet, 30
2161R Olmetec Plus, MKOLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE, olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablet, 30
2166B Olmetec Plus, MKOLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE, olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablet, 30
2170F Olmetec Plus, MKOLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE, olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg tablet, 30
5458G Seroquel XR, APQUETIAPINE, quetiapine 150 mg modified release tablet, 60
2477J Exelon Patch 5, NVRIVASTIGMINE, rivastigmine 4.6 mg/24 hours patch, 30
9161E Exelon Patch 5, NVRIVASTIGMINE, rivastigmine 4.6 mg/24 hours patch, 30
2551G Exelon Patch 10, NVRIVASTIGMINE, rivastigmine 9.5 mg/24 hours patch, 30
9162F Exelon Patch 10, NVRIVASTIGMINE, rivastigmine 9.5 mg/24 hours patch, 30

Deletions

Deletion – Item

2014B ALGINATE SODIUM + CALCIUM CARBONATE + BICARBONATE, alginate sodium 500 mg/10 mL + calcium carbonate 160 mg/10 mL + sodium bicarbonate 267 mg/10 mL oral liquid, 500 mL (Gaviscon P)
1397M ERYTHROMYCIN LACTOBIONATE, erythromycin (as lactobionate) 1 g injection, 1 vial (Erythrocin-I.V.)
5088T ERYTHROMYCIN LACTOBIONATE, erythromycin (as lactobionate) 1 g injection, 1 vial (Erythrocin-I.V.) (Dental)
10063P HOMATROPINE, homatropine hydrobromide 2% eye drops, 15 mL (Isopto Homatropine) (Optometrical)
2541R HOMATROPINE, homatropine hydrobromide 2% eye drops, 15 mL (Isopto Homatropine)
5492C OLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL, olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg tablet, 30 (Olmetec)
5493D OLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL, olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg tablet, 30 (Olmetec)

Deletion – Brand

1003T Lovir, GNACICLOVIR, aciclovir 200 mg tablet, 25
2751T Amlodipine generichealth, GQAMLODIPINE, amlodipine 5 mg tablet, 30
2752W Amlodipine generichealth, GQAMLODIPINE, amlodipine 10 mg tablet, 30
1886G Bgramin, FMAMOXYCILLIN, amoxycillin 125 mg/5 mL powder for oral liquid, 100 mL
3302T Bgramin, FMAMOXYCILLIN, amoxycillin 125 mg/5 mL powder for oral liquid, 100 mL (Dental)
1887H Bgramin, FMAMOXYCILLIN, amoxycillin 250 mg/5 mL powder for oral liquid, 100 mL
3393N Bgramin, FMAMOXYCILLIN, amoxycillin 250 mg/5 mL powder for oral liquid, 100 mL (Dental)
8213G Atorvastatin Pfizer, FZATORVASTATIN, atorvastatin 10 mg tablet, 30
9230T Atorvastatin Pfizer, FZATORVASTATIN, atorvastatin 10 mg tablet, 30
8214H Atorvastatin Pfizer, FZATORVASTATIN, atorvastatin 20 mg tablet, 30
9231W Atorvastatin Pfizer, FZATORVASTATIN, atorvastatin 20 mg tablet, 30
8215J Atorvastatin Pfizer, FZATORVASTATIN, atorvastatin 40 mg tablet, 30
9232X Atorvastatin Pfizer, FZATORVASTATIN, atorvastatin 40 mg tablet, 30
8521L Atorvastatin Pfizer, FZATORVASTATIN, atorvastatin 80 mg tablet, 30
9233Y Atorvastatin Pfizer, FZATORVASTATIN, atorvastatin 80 mg tablet, 30
8362D Capecitabine GH, GQCAPECITABINE, capecitabine 500 mg tablet, 120
8439E Kudeq, FZCELECOXIB, celecoxib 100 mg capsule, 60
8440F Kudeq, FZCELECOXIB, celecoxib 200 mg capsule, 30
8220P Citalopram generichealth, GQCITALOPRAM, citalopram 20 mg tablet, 28
10103R Exemestane Pfizer, FZEXEMESTANE, exemestane 25 mg tablet, 30
8506Q Exemestane Pfizer, FZEXEMESTANE, exemestane 25 mg tablet, 30
1182F Monopril, BQFOSINOPRIL, fosinopril sodium 10 mg tablet, 30
1183G Monopril, BQFOSINOPRIL, fosinopril sodium 20 mg tablet, 30
8401E Monoplus 20/12.5, BQFOSINOPRIL + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE, fosinopril sodium 20 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablet, 30
5552F Latanoprost Pfizer, FZLATANOPROST, latanoprost 0.005% eye drops, 2.5 mL (Optometrical)
8243W Latanoprost Pfizer, FZLATANOPROST, latanoprost 0.005% eye drops, 2.5 mL
5553G Latanocom, FZLATANOPROST + TIMOLOL, latanoprost 0.005% + timolol 0.5% eye drops, 2.5 mL (Optometrical)
8895E Latanocom, FZLATANOPROST + TIMOLOL, latanoprost 0.005% + timolol 0.5% eye drops, 2.5 mL
1945J Ramipril RBX Tabs, RARAMIPRIL, ramipril 2.5 mg tablet, 30
1946K Ramipril RBX Tabs, RARAMIPRIL, ramipril 5 mg tablet, 30
1316G Ramipril RBX Tabs, RARAMIPRIL, ramipril 10 mg tablet, 30
8787L Risperidone GH, GQRISPERIDONE, risperidone 500 microgram tablet, 60
8869T Risperidone GH, GQRISPERIDONE, risperidone 500 microgram tablet, 60
2091C Microlax, JTSORBITOL + CITRIC ACID + LAURYL SULFOACETATE SODIUM, sorbitol 3.125 g/5 mL + citrate sodium dihydrate 450 mg/5 mL + lauryl sulfoacetate sodium 45 mg/5 mL enema, 12 x 5 mL
8868R Altven, FZVENLAFAXINE, venlafaxine 37.5 mg modified release capsule, 28
8301X Altven, FZVENLAFAXINE, venlafaxine 75 mg modified release capsule, 28
8302Y Altven, FZVENLAFAXINE, venlafaxine 150 mg modified release capsule, 28

Deletion – Equivalence Indicator

2091C Micolette, AESORBITOL + CITRIC ACID + LAURYL SULFOACETATE SODIUM, sorbitol 3.125 g/5 mL + citrate sodium dihydrate 450 mg/5 mL + lauryl sulfoacetate sodium 45 mg/5 mL enema, 12 x 5 mL

Alterations

Alteration – Restriction

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

2168D AFLIBERCEPT, aflibercept 4 mg/0.1 mL injection, 0.1 mL vial (Eylea)
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, 0.23 mL vial (Lucentis)
10767Q USTEKINUMAB, ustekinumab 45 mg/0.5 mL injection, 0.5 mL vial (Stelara)

Alteration – Manufacturer Code

From To
1007B LovirACICLOVIR, aciclovir 200 mg tablet, 90 GN EA
2876J Xylocard 500LIGNOCAINE, lignocaine hydrochloride anhydrous 500 mg/5 mL injection, 10 x 5 mL ampoules AP AS
9454N OxytrolOXYBUTYNIN, oxybutynin 3.9 mg/24 hours patch, 8 AG GN
9160D LamisilTERBINAFINE, terbinafine hydrochloride 1% cream, 15 g NC GK
8460G AndrodermTESTOSTERONE, testosterone 2.5 mg/24 hours patch, 60 AG GN
8619P AndrodermTESTOSTERONE, testosterone 5 mg/24 hours patch, 30 AG GN

Advance Notices

1 January 2017

Deletion – Brand

1002R AciVision, DZACICLOVIR, aciclovir 3% eye ointment, 4.5 g
1007B Chem mart Aciclovir, CHACICLOVIR, aciclovir 200 mg tablet, 90
1007B Terry White Chemists Aciclovir, TWACICLOVIR, aciclovir 200 mg tablet, 90
5501M AciVision, DZACICLOVIR, aciclovir 3% eye ointment, 4.5 g (Optometrical)
3408J Anapen Junior, LMADRENALINE, adrenaline 150 microgram/0.3 mL injection, 1 dose
3409K Anapen, LMADRENALINE, adrenaline 300 microgram/0.3 mL injection, 1 dose
8295N Candesartan RBX, RACANDESARTAN, candesartan cilexetil 4 mg tablet, 30
9155W Deotine 30, SZDULOXETINE, duloxetine 30 mg enteric capsule, 28
9156X Deotine 60, SZDULOXETINE, duloxetine 60 mg enteric capsule, 28
1524F Flubiclox, JUFLUCLOXACILLIN, flucloxacillin 500 mg injection, 5 vials
1525G Flubiclox, JUFLUCLOXACILLIN, flucloxacillin 1 g injection, 5 vials
1525G Hospira Pty Limited, HHFLUCLOXACILLIN, flucloxacillin 1 g injection, 5 vials
5094D Flubiclox, JUFLUCLOXACILLIN, flucloxacillin 500 mg injection, 5 vials (Dental)
5095E Flubiclox, JUFLUCLOXACILLIN, flucloxacillin 1 g injection, 5 vials (Dental)
5095E Hospira Pty Limited, HHFLUCLOXACILLIN, flucloxacillin 1 g injection, 5 vials (Dental)
8400D Monoplus 10/12.5, BQFOSINOPRIL + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE, fosinopril sodium 10 mg + hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg tablet, 30
2712R Camino Pro Restore, QHGLYCOMACROPEPTIDE AND ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS, glycomacropeptide and essential amino acids oral liquid, 12 x 500 mL bottles
1801T Metformin generichealth, GQMETFORMIN, metformin hydrochloride 850 mg tablet, 60
2277W Metronidazole-Claris, AEMETRONIDAZOLE, metronidazole 500 mg/100 mL (0.5%) injection, 5 x 100 mL bags
2298Y Metronidazole-Claris, AEMETRONIDAZOLE, metronidazole 500 mg/100 mL (0.5%) injection, 5 x 100 mL bags (Dental)
2357C Digestelact, SJMILK POWDER LACTOSE MODIFIED PREDIGESTED, milk powder lactose modified predigested powder for oral liquid, 900 g
2358D Digestelact, SJMILK POWDER LACTOSE MODIFIED PREDIGESTED, milk powder lactose modified predigested powder for oral liquid, 900 g
3381Y Olanzapine RBX ODT, RAOLANZAPINE, OLANZAPINE Tablet 5 mg (orally disintegrating), 28
3382B Olanzapine RBX ODT, RAOLANZAPINE, OLANZAPINE Tablet 10 mg (orally disintegrating), 28
3384D Chem mart Olanzapine ODT, CHOLANZAPINE, olanzapine 15 mg tablet, 28
3384D Terry White Chemists Olanzapine ODT, TWOLANZAPINE, olanzapine 15 mg tablet, 28
3385E Chem mart Olanzapine ODT, CHOLANZAPINE, olanzapine 20 mg tablet, 28
3385E Terry White Chemists Olanzapine ODT, TWOLANZAPINE, olanzapine 20 mg tablet, 28
8185T Olanzapine GH, GQOLANZAPINE, olanzapine 5 mg tablet, 28
8186W Olanzapine GH, GQOLANZAPINE, olanzapine 7.5 mg tablet, 28
8187X Olanzapine GH, GQOLANZAPINE, olanzapine 10 mg tablet, 28
9197C Paroxetine generichealth, GQPAROXETINE, paroxetine 20 mg tablet, 30
10622C Hymenoptera Yellow Jacket Venom, DEVESPULA SPP VENOM, vespula spp venom 550 microgram injection [1 vial] (&) inert substance diluent [9 mL vial], 1 pack

1 February 2017

Deletion – Brand

8118G Kalma 2, AFALPRAZOLAM, alprazolam 2 mg tablet, 50
8118G GenRx Alprazolam, GXALPRAZOLAM, alprazolam 2 mg tablet, 50
8118G Alprax 2, QAALPRAZOLAM, alprazolam 2 mg tablet, 50
8289G Avonex, BDINTERFERON BETA-1A, interferon beta-1a 6 million units (30 microgram) injection [4 vials] (&) inert substance diluent [4 x 1.1 mL syringes], 1 pack
1574W Nizoral 2%, JTKETOCONAZOLE, ketoconazole 2% shampoo, 60 mL
9024Y Nizoral 2% Cream, JTKETOCONAZOLE, ketoconazole 2% cream, 30 g
9025B Nizoral 1%, JTKETOCONAZOLE, ketoconazole 1% shampoo, 100 mL
9027D Daktarin, JTMICONAZOLE, miconazole nitrate 2% cream, 30 g
9028E Daktarin, JTMICONAZOLE, miconazole nitrate 2% cream, 70 g
9029F Daktarin, JTMICONAZOLE, miconazole nitrate 2% dusting powder, 30 g
9031H Daktarin Tincture, JTMICONAZOLE, miconazole 2% solution, 30 mL
10634Q Pegasys RBV, ROPEGINTERFERON ALFA-2A (&) RIBAVIRIN, peginterferon alfa-2a 180 microgram/0.5 mL injection [4 x 0.5 mL syringes] (&) ribavirin 200 mg tablet [168 tablets], 1 pack
10636T Pegasys RBV, ROPEGINTERFERON ALFA-2A (&) RIBAVIRIN, peginterferon alfa-2a 180 microgram/0.5 mL injection [4 x 0.5 mL syringes] (&) ribavirin 200 mg tablet [140 tablets], 1 pack

Palliative Care

Additions

Addition – Item

10957Q BUPRENORPHINE, buprenorphine 5 microgram/hour patch, 2 (Norspan)
10948F BUPRENORPHINE, buprenorphine 10 microgram/hour patch, 2 (Norspan)
10953L BUPRENORPHINE, buprenorphine 15 microgram/hour patch, 2 (Norspan)
10970J BUPRENORPHINE, buprenorphine 20 microgram/hour patch, 2 (Norspan)
10964C BUPRENORPHINE, buprenorphine 25 microgram/hour patch, 2 (Norspan)
10949G BUPRENORPHINE, buprenorphine 30 microgram/hour patch, 2 (Norspan)
10959T BUPRENORPHINE, buprenorphine 40 microgram/hour patch, 2 (Norspan)

Deletions

Deletion – Brand

5331N Microlax, JTSORBITOL + CITRIC ACID + LAURYL SULFOACETATE SODIUM, sorbitol 3.125 g/5 mL + citrate sodium dihydrate 450 mg/5 mL + lauryl sulfoacetate sodium 45 mg/5 mL enema, 12 x 5 mL

Deletion – Equivalence Indicator

5331N Micolette, AESORBITOL + CITRIC ACID + LAURYL SULFOACETATE SODIUM, sorbitol 3.125 g/5 mL + citrate sodium dihydrate 450 mg/5 mL + lauryl sulfoacetate sodium 45 mg/5 mL enema, 12 x 5 mL

Highly Specialised Drugs Program (Private Hospital)

Additions

Addition – Item

10971K APOMORPHINE, apomorphine hydrochloride 50 mg/10 mL injection, 5 x 10 mL syringes (Movapo PFS)
10956P OMALIZUMAB, omalizumab 75 mg/0.5 mL injection, 0.5 mL syringe (Xolair)
10968G OMALIZUMAB, omalizumab 150 mg/mL injection, 1 mL syringe (Xolair)

Alterations

Alteration – Restriction

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

10184B INFLIXIMAB, infliximab 100 mg injection, 1 vial (Inflectra, Remicade)
10398G VEDOLIZUMAB, vedolizumab 300 mg injection, 1 vial (Entyvio)

Advance Notices

1 February 2017

Deletion – Brand

10662E Pegasys RBV, ROPEGINTERFERON ALFA-2A (&) RIBAVIRIN, peginterferon alfa-2a 180 microgram/0.5 mL injection [4 x 0.5 mL syringes] (&) ribavirin 200 mg tablet [168 tablets], 1 pack
10674T Pegasys RBV, ROPEGINTERFERON ALFA-2A (&) RIBAVIRIN, peginterferon alfa-2a 180 microgram/0.5 mL injection [4 x 0.5 mL syringes] (&) ribavirin 200 mg tablet [140 tablets], 1 pack
6392K Pegasys RBV, ROPEGINTERFERON ALFA-2A (&) RIBAVIRIN, peginterferon alfa-2a 135 microgram/0.5 mL injection [4 x 0.5 mL syringes] (&) ribavirin 200 mg tablet [168 tablets], 1 pack
6394M Pegasys RBV, ROPEGINTERFERON ALFA-2A (&) RIBAVIRIN, peginterferon alfa-2a 180 microgram/0.5 mL injection [4 x 0.5 mL syringes] (&) ribavirin 200 mg tablet [112 tablets], 1 pack
6395N Pegasys RBV, ROPEGINTERFERON ALFA-2A (&) RIBAVIRIN, peginterferon alfa-2a 180 microgram/0.5 mL injection [4 x 0.5 mL syringes] (&) ribavirin 200 mg tablet [140 tablets], 1 pack
6396P Pegasys RBV, ROPEGINTERFERON ALFA-2A (&) RIBAVIRIN, peginterferon alfa-2a 180 microgram/0.5 mL injection [4 x 0.5 mL syringes] (&) ribavirin 200 mg tablet [168 tablets], 1 pack

Highly Specialised Drugs Program (Public Hospital)

Additions

Addition – Item

10950H APOMORPHINE, apomorphine hydrochloride 50 mg/10 mL injection, 5 x 10 mL syringes (Movapo PFS)
10967F OMALIZUMAB, omalizumab 75 mg/0.5 mL injection, 0.5 mL syringe (Xolair)
10973M OMALIZUMAB, omalizumab 150 mg/mL injection, 1 mL syringe (Xolair)

Alterations

Alteration – Restriction

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

10196P INFLIXIMAB, infliximab 100 mg injection, 1 vial (Inflectra, Remicade)
10384M VEDOLIZUMAB, vedolizumab 300 mg injection, 1 vial (Entyvio)

Advance Notices

1 February 2017

Deletion – Brand

10655T Pegasys RBV, ROPEGINTERFERON ALFA-2A (&) RIBAVIRIN, peginterferon alfa-2a 180 microgram/0.5 mL injection [4 x 0.5 mL syringes] (&) ribavirin 200 mg tablet [168 tablets], 1 pack
10664G Pegasys RBV, ROPEGINTERFERON ALFA-2A (&) RIBAVIRIN, peginterferon alfa-2a 180 microgram/0.5 mL injection [4 x 0.5 mL syringes] (&) ribavirin 200 mg tablet [140 tablets], 1 pack
9524G Pegasys RBV, ROPEGINTERFERON ALFA-2A (&) RIBAVIRIN, peginterferon alfa-2a 135 microgram/0.5 mL injection [4 x 0.5 mL syringes] (&) ribavirin 200 mg tablet [168 tablets], 1 pack
9525H Pegasys RBV, ROPEGINTERFERON ALFA-2A (&) RIBAVIRIN, peginterferon alfa-2a 180 microgram/0.5 mL injection [4 x 0.5 mL syringes] (&) ribavirin 200 mg tablet [112 tablets], 1 pack
9526J Pegasys RBV, ROPEGINTERFERON ALFA-2A (&) RIBAVIRIN, peginterferon alfa-2a 180 microgram/0.5 mL injection [4 x 0.5 mL syringes] (&) ribavirin 200 mg tablet [140 tablets], 1 pack
9527K Pegasys RBV, ROPEGINTERFERON ALFA-2A (&) RIBAVIRIN, peginterferon alfa-2a 180 microgram/0.5 mL injection [4 x 0.5 mL syringes] (&) ribavirin 200 mg tablet [168 tablets], 1 pack

Highly Specialised Drugs Program (Community Access)

Additions

Addition – Item

10946D TENOFOVIR + EMTRICITABINE, tenofovir alafenamide 10mg + emtricitabine 200 mg tablet, 30 (Descovy 10/200)
10966E TENOFOVIR + EMTRICITABINE, tenofovir alafenamide 25mg + emtricitabine 200 mg tablet, 30 (Descovy 25/200)

Addition – Brand

10279B ENTECAVIR RBX, RAENTECAVIR, entecavir monohydrate 500 microgram tablet, 30
10279B ENTECLUDE, RWENTECAVIR, entecavir monohydrate 500 microgram tablet, 30
10279B Entecavir APOTEX, TXENTECAVIR, entecavir monohydrate 500 microgram tablet, 30
10279B Entecavir Amneal, EAENTECAVIR, entecavir monohydrate 500 microgram tablet, 30
10279B Entecavir Mylan, AFENTECAVIR, entecavir monohydrate 500 microgram tablet, 30
10279B Entecavir Sandoz, SZENTECAVIR, entecavir monohydrate 500 microgram tablet, 30
10353X ENTECAVIR RBX, RAENTECAVIR, entecavir monohydrate 1 mg tablet, 30
10353X ENTECLUDE, RWENTECAVIR, entecavir monohydrate 1 mg tablet, 30
10353X Entecavir APOTEX, TXENTECAVIR, entecavir monohydrate 1 mg tablet, 30
10353X Entecavir Amneal, EAENTECAVIR, entecavir monohydrate 1 mg tablet, 30
10353X Entecavir Mylan, AFENTECAVIR, entecavir monohydrate 1 mg tablet, 30
10353X Entecavir Sandoz, SZENTECAVIR, entecavir monohydrate 1 mg tablet, 30

Addition – Equivalence Indicator

10279B Baraclude, BQENTECAVIR, entecavir monohydrate 500 microgram tablet, 30
10353X Baraclude, BQENTECAVIR, entecavir monohydrate 1 mg tablet, 30

Advance Notices

1 January 2017

Deletion – Brand

10350R Videx EC, BQDIDANOSINE, didanosine 125 mg enteric capsule, 30
10351T Videx EC, BQDIDANOSINE, didanosine 200 mg enteric capsule, 30

Growth Hormone Program

Advance Notices

1 January 2017

Deletion – Brand

10433D Saizen 8 mg click.easy, SGSOMATROPIN, SOMATROPIN (Recombinant human growth hormone) Injection 8 mg (24 i.u.) vial with 1.37 mL diluent cartridge (with preservative) (for use with one.click auto-injector), 1
10471D Saizen 8 mg click.easy, SGSOMATROPIN, SOMATROPIN (Recombinant human growth hormone) Injection 8 mg (24 i.u.) vial with 1.37 mL diluent cartridge (with preservative) (for use with one.click auto-injector), 1
6329D Saizen 8 mg click.easy, SGSOMATROPIN, SOMATROPIN (Recombinant human growth hormone) Injection 8 mg (24 i.u.) vial with 1.37 mL diluent cartridge (with preservative) (for use with one.click auto-injector), 1

IVF Program

Advance Notices

1 January 2017

Deletion – Brand

9631X Ovidrel, SGCHORIOGONADOTROPIN ALFA, choriogonadotropin alfa 250 microgram/0.5 mL injection, 0.5 mL syringe

Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits

Deletions

Deletion – Item

4755G DRESSING NON ADHERENT, dressing non adherent 5 cm x 7.5 cm dressing, 10 (Telfa 1970C)
4758K DRESSING NON ADHERENT, dressing non adherent 7.5 cm x 10 cm dressing, 6 (Telfa 2140C)
4844Y DRESSING NON ADHERENT, dressing non adherent 7.5 cm x 10 cm dressing, 6 (Telfa 7650C)
4008Y KETOCONAZOLE, ketoconazole 2% shampoo, 60 mL (Nizoral 2%)
4454K MICONAZOLE, miconazole nitrate 2% cream, 30 g (Daktarin)
4341L MICONAZOLE, miconazole 2% solution, 30 mL (Daktarin Tincture)

Alterations

Alteration – Manufacturer Code

From To
4115N Azithromycin-GAAZITHROMYCIN, azithromycin 500 mg tablet, 3 UA EA
4049D UracolBICARBONATE + CITRIC ACID + TARTARIC ACID, sodium bicarbonate 1.76 g + sodium citrate sodium 630 mg + citric acid 720 mg + tartaric acid 890 mg powder for oral liquid, 28 x 4 g sachets GN EA
4028B SoflaxDOCUSATE + SENNOSIDE B, docusate sodium 50 mg + sennoside B 8 mg tablet, 100 GN EA
4007X SebizoleKETOCONAZOLE, ketoconazole 2% shampoo, 100 mL GN EA
4308R Xylocaine ViscousLIGNOCAINE, lignocaine hydrochloride anhydrous 2% oral liquid, 200 mL AP QA
4584G Sildenafil ActavisSILDENAFIL, sildenafil 25 mg tablet, 4 UA EA
4585H Sildenafil ActavisSILDENAFIL, sildenafil 50 mg tablet, 4 UA EA
4586J Sildenafil ActavisSILDENAFIL, sildenafil 100 mg tablet, 4 UA EA
4473K LamisilTERBINAFINE, terbinafine hydrochloride 1% cream, 15 g NC GK
 

Efficient Funding of Chemotherapy (Private Hospital)

Alterations

Alteration – Restriction

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

2638W IPILIMUMAB,
ipilimumab 50 mg/10 mL injection, 10 mL vial (Yervoy);
ipilimumab 200 mg/40 mL injection, 40 mL vial (Yervoy)

Efficient Funding of Chemotherapy (Public Hospital)

Alterations

Alteration – Restriction

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

2641B IPILIMUMAB,
ipilimumab 50 mg/10 mL injection, 10 mL vial (Yervoy);
ipilimumab 200 mg/40 mL injection, 40 mL vial (Yervoy)