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OPIATE DEPENDENCE TREATMENT PROGRAM

The Australian Government funds the cost of buprenorphine, buprenorphine with naloxone and methadone supplied as pharmaceutical benefits through clinics and pharmacies approved by State and Territory governments. For further information about this program, please contact your State or Territory Government.

The Department of Health will conduct a post-market review of the medicines available under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) Opiate Dependence Treatment Program including consideration of patient access and affordability. The Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee will consider the review. 

Further information including Terms of Reference to follow.

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  • MPMedical Practitioner
  • NPNurse Practitioner
Prescriber code Item code Name, manner of administration and form & strength Max qty
packs
Max qty
units
No. of
repeats
MPNP 11987X BUPRENORPHINEbuprenorphine 100 mg/0.5 mL modified release injection, 0.5 mL syringe 1 1 0
MPNP 11768J BUPRENORPHINEbuprenorphine 128 mg/0.36 mL modified release injection, 0.36 mL syringe 1 1 0
MPNP 6309C BUPRENORPHINEbuprenorphine 8 mg sublingual tablet, 7 1 7 0
MPNP 6308B BUPRENORPHINEbuprenorphine 2 mg sublingual tablet, 7 1 7 0
MPNP 11767H BUPRENORPHINEbuprenorphine 96 mg/0.27 mL modified release injection, 0.27 mL syringe 1 1 0
MPNP 6307Y BUPRENORPHINEbuprenorphine 400 microgram sublingual tablet, 7 1 7 0
MPNP 11754P BUPRENORPHINEbuprenorphine 64 mg/0.18 mL modified release injection, 0.18 mL syringe 1 1 0
MPNP 11773P BUPRENORPHINEbuprenorphine 24 mg/0.48 mL modified release injection, 0.48 mL syringe 1 1 0
MPNP 11759X BUPRENORPHINEbuprenorphine 8 mg/0.16 mL modified release injection, 0.16 mL syringe 1 1 0
MPNP 11990C BUPRENORPHINEbuprenorphine 300 mg/1.5 mL modified release injection, 1.5 mL syringe 1 1 0
MPNP 11766G BUPRENORPHINEbuprenorphine 32 mg/0.64 mL modified release injection, 0.64 mL syringe 1 1 0
MPNP 11774Q BUPRENORPHINEbuprenorphine 16 mg/0.32 mL modified release injection, 0.32 mL syringe 1 1 0
MPNP 9749D BUPRENORPHINE + NALOXONEbuprenorphine 2 mg + naloxone 500 microgram sublingual film, 28 1 28 0
MPNP 9750E BUPRENORPHINE + NALOXONEbuprenorphine 8 mg + naloxone 2 mg sublingual film, 28 1 28 0
MPNP 6172W METHADONEmethadone hydrochloride 5 mg/mL oral liquid, 1 L 1 1 0
MPNP 6171T METHADONEmethadone hydrochloride 5 mg/mL oral liquid, 200 mL 1 1 0