Biological medicines listed on the PBS

Page last updated: 1 April 2017

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Biological Drugs and Brands currently listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS):

A

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
ABATACEPT

General Schedule

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Orencia

ABCIXIMAB

General Schedule

ReoPro

ADALIMUMAB

General Schedule

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Humira

AFLIBERCEPT

General Schedule

Eylea

ALEMTUZUMAB

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Lemtrada

ANAKINRA

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Kineret

B

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
BEVACIZUMAB

Chemotherapy Items for Public Hospital use

Chemotherapy Items for Private Hospital use

Avastin

BRENTUXIMAB VEDOTIN

Chemotherapy Items for Public Hospital use

Chemotherapy Items for Private Hospital use

Adcetris

C

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
CERTOLIZUMAB PEGOL

General Schedule

Cimzia

CETUXIMAB

Chemotherapy Items for Public Hospital use

Chemotherapy Items for Private Hospital use

Erbitux

CHORIOGONADOTROPIN ALFA

S100 IVF

Ovidrel

CORIFOLLITROPIN ALFA

S100 IVF

Elonva

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D

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
DALTEPARIN SODIUM

General Schedule

Fragmin

DARBEPOETIN ALFA

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Aranesp

DENOSUMAB

General Schedule

Xgeva/Prolia

DORNASE ALFA

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Pulmozyme

E

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
ECULIZUMAB

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Soliris

ENOXAPARIN SODIUM

General Schedule

Clexane

EPOETIN ALFA

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Eprex

EPOETIN BETA

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

NeoRecormon

ETANERCEPT

General Schedule

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Enbrel

Brenzys

EVOLOCUMAB

General Schedule

Repatha

F

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
FILGRASTIM

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Neupogen

Nivestim

Tevagrastim

Zarzio

FOLLITROPIN ALFA

General Schedule

S100 IVF

GONAL-f

Bemfola

FOLLITROPIN BETA

General Schedule

S100 IVF

Puregon

FOLLITROPIN ALFA + LUTROPIN ALFA

S100 IVF

Pergoveris

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G

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
GLUCAGON HYDROCHLORIDE

General Schedule

Prescriber Bag

GlucaGen Hypokit

GOLIMUMAB

General Schedule

Simponi

I

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
INFLIXIMAB

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits

Remicade

Inflectra

INSULIN ASPART

General Schedule

NovoRapid

INSULIN ASPART + INSULIN ASPART PROTAMINE

General Schedule

NovoMix

INSULIN DETEMIR

General Schedule

Levemir

INSULIN GLARGINE

General Schedule

Lantus

INSULIN GLULISINE

General Schedule

Apidra

INSULIN ISOPHANE HUMAN

General Schedule

Humulin

Protaphane

INSULIN LISPRO

General Schedule

Humalog

INSULIN LISPRO + INSULIN LISPRO PROTAMINE

General Schedule

Humalog Mix

INSULIN NEUTRAL HUMAN

General Schedule

Humulin

Actrapid

INSULIN ISOPHANE HUMAN + INSULIN NEUTRAL HUMAN

General Schedule

Humulin

Mixtard

INTERFERON ALFA-2A

General Schedule

S100 HSD Community Access

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Section 100 (CT)

Roferon-A

INTERFERON ALFA-2B

General Schedule

S100 HSD Community Access

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Section 100 (CT)

Intron A

INTERFERON BETA-1A

General Schedule

Avonex

Rebif

INTERFERON BETA-1B

General Schedule

Betaferon

INTERFERON GAMMA-1B

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Imukin

IPILIMUMAB

Chemotherapy Items for Public Hospital use

Chemotherapy Items for Private Hospital use

Yervoy

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L

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
LENOGRASTIM

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Granocyte

LIPEGFILGRASTIM

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Lonquex

LUTROPIN ALFA

S100 IVF

Luveris

M

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
METHOXY POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL-EPOETIN BETA

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Mircera

MEPOLIZUMAB

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Nucala

N

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
NATALIZUMAB

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Tysabri

NIVOLUMAB

Chemotherapy Items for Public Hospital use

Chemotherapy Items for Private Hospital use

Opdivo

O

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
OBINUTUZUMAB

Chemotherapy Items for Public Hospital use

Chemotherapy Items for Private Hospital use

Gazyva

OCRIPLASMIN

General Schedule

Jetra

OFATUMUMAB

Chemotherapy Items for Public Hospital use

Chemotherapy Items for Private Hospital use

Arzerra

OMALIZUMAB

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Xolair

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P

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
PACLITAXEL

Chemotherapy Items for Public Hospital use

Chemotherapy Items for Private Hospital use

Abraxane

PANITUMUMAB

Chemotherapy Items for Public Hospital use

Chemotherapy Items for Private Hospital use

Vectibix

PEGFILGRASTIM

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Neulasta

PEGINTERFERON ALFA-2A

General Schedule

S100 HSD Community Access

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Pegasys

PEGINTERFERON BETA-1A

General Schedule

Plegridy

PEGINTERFERON ALFA-2B (&) RIBAVIRIN

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Pegatron

PEMBROLIZUMAB

Chemotherapy Items for Public Hospital use

Chemotherapy Items for Private Hospital use

Keytruda

PERTUZUMAB

Chemotherapy Items for Public Hospital use

Chemotherapy Items for Private Hospital use

Perjeta

R

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
RANIBIZUMAB

General Schedule

Lucentis

RETEPLASE

General Schedule

Rapilysin

RITUXIMAB

General Schedule

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Section 100 (CT)

Chemotherapy Items for Public Hospital use

Chemotherapy Items for Private Hospital use

MabThera

ROMIPLOSTIM

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Nplate

S

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
SECUKINUMAB

General Schedule

Cosentyx

SOMATROPIN

S100 Growth Hormone Programme

Humatrope

Zomacton

Norditopin

Saizen

Genotropin

NutropinAq

Omnitrope

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T

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
TENECTEPLASE

General Schedule

Metalyse

TERIPARATIDE

General Schedule

Forteo

THYROTROPIN ALFA

General Schedule

Thyrogen

TOCILIZUMAB

General Schedule

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Actemra

TRASTUZUMAB

General Schedule

Section 100 (CT)

Chemotherapy Items for Public Hospital use

Chemotherapy Items for Private Hospital use

Herceptin

TRASTUZUMAB EMTANSINE

Chemotherapy Items for Public Hospital use

Chemotherapy Items for Private Hospital use

Kadcyla

U

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
USTEKINUMAB

General Schedule

Stelara

V

Biological Medicines on the PBS
Drug - active ingredient name Brand name(s)
VEDOLIZUMAB

S100 HSD Public

S100 HSD Private

Entyvio

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