Standard Formula Preparations

Page last updated: 15 November 2022

The following list is not intended to indicate in any way which particular formula an approved pharmacist should use in filling a prescription.

The prices shown in the column 'Dispensed Price for Max. Qty' are for the ingredients, the container and the dispensing fee. The prices shown in the column 'Maximum Recordable Value for Safety Net' are for the ingredients, the container and the dispensing fee and, where applicable, the additional fee for agreed price benefits.

Key to references
KEY TO REFERENCES:
APF Australian Pharmaceutical Formulary
BP British Pharmacopoeia
BPC British Pharmaceutical Codex
QHF Queensland Hospital Formulary 

Code

Item      

Reference

Dispensed
Price for Max
Qty
$

Maximum 
Recordable 
Value to 
Safety Net
$

CREAMS
(Maximum Quantity 100 g and 1 Repeat)

7502W

Salicylic Acid and Sulfur Aqueous 

APF

16.52

18.20

EAR DROPS
(Maximum Quantity 15 mL and 2 Repeats)

7642F

Aluminium Acetate

APF

12.69

14.37

7643G

Aluminium Acetate

BP

13.82

15.50

7314Y

Sodium Bicarbonate 

APF & BP

11.66

13.34

7313X

Spirit

APF

11.24

12.92

INHALATIONS
(Maximum Quantity 50 mL and 1 Repeat)

7484X

Benzoin and Menthol

APF

36.00

37.68

7308P

Menthol

APF

19.85

21.53

7310R

Menthol and Eucalyptus 

BP 1980

20.93

22.61

LINCTUS CONTAINING CODEINE PHOSPHATE
(Maximum Quantity 100 mL and 0 Repeats)

7530H

Codeine

APF

19.91

21.59

LOTIONS
(Maximum Quantity 200 mL and 2 Repeats)

7709R

Aluminium Acetate Aqueous

APF

14.76

16.44

MIXTURES, OTHER
(Maximum Quantity 200 mL and 4 Repeats)

7348R

Kaolin 

BPC 1968

52.75

42.50

7342K

Magnesium Trisilicate

BPC 1968

26.20

27.88

7343L

Magnesium Trisilicate and Belladonna 

BPC 1968

27.85

29.53

OINTMENTS
(Maximum Quantity 100 g and 1 Repeat)

7914M

Benzoic Acid Compound 

APF & BP

26.49

28.17

7902X

Boric Acid, Olive Oil and Zinc 

QHF

23.38

25.06

7926E

Salicylic Acid

APF

23.71

25.39

7928G

Salicylic Acid (extemporaneously formula)

BP

23.71

25.39

PAINTS
(Maximum Quantity 25 mL and 1 Repeat)

7567G

Podophyllin Compound 

APF 16 & BP

187.63

42.50

7568H

Salicylic Acid

APF

113.83

42.50

PASTES, OTHER
(Maximum Quantity 100 g and 1 Repeat)

7558T

Zinc & Zinc Compound 

APF & BP

40.87

42.50

POWDER FOR INTERNAL USE
(Maximum Quantity 100 g and 2 Repeats)

7545D

Magnesium Trisilicate

BP

55.07

42.50

 

—CONTAINER RATES ARE INCLUDED—