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Revised PBS listings for Antibiotic use from 1 May 2020

Page last updated: 23 April 2020

As of 1 May 2020, the Authority Required (STREAMLINED) PBS listings of amoxicillin, amoxicillin with clavulanic acid, cefalexin and roxithromycin have been amended to allow patients who require prolonged oral antibiotic therapy to access an increased maximum quantity and/or repeat(s), regardless of whether they were initiated on intravenous antibiotic therapy.