Medicines Amendment Regulations 2011

2011/245

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Medicines Amendment Regulations 2011

Anand Satyanand, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 11th day of July 2011

Present:
The Right Hon John Key presiding in Council

Pursuant to sections 62 and 105 of the Medicines Act 1981, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice of the Minister of Health tendered after consultation with the organisations or bodies appearing to the Minister to be representative of persons likely to be substantially affected, and acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Contents

1  Title

2  Commencement

3  Principal regulations amended

4  Interpretation

5  Regulation 6 revoked

6  New regulation 8 substituted

7  Regulation 11 substituted

8  New regulations 13 to 16 substituted

9  Labelling of prescription medicines, restricted medicines, and pharmacy-only medicines

10  Regulation 20 revoked

11  New regulation 22 substituted

12  Labels on containers of medicines sold by authorised prescribers or pharmacists

13  Safety containers

14  New regulation 39 substituted

15  New regulation 39A inserted

16  Prescriptions to comply with regulations

17  Urgently required prescriptions of prescription medicines may be communicated orally if later confirmed in writing

18  Form of prescription

19  Dispensing of prescription medicines

20  New regulation 43 substituted

21  Prescriptions for prescription medicines not required in certain cases

22  New regulations 51 to 53 substituted

23  New regulation 58A inserted

24  New regulation 59 substituted

25  Offences

26  New regulation 65A inserted

27  New Schedule 1 substituted

28  Form 1B of Schedule 2 amended

29  Schedule 3 revoked

30 Amendments to Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1977

Schedule
New Schedule 1 substituted


Regulations

1  Title
  • These regulations are the Medicines Amendment Regulations 2011.

2  Commencement
3  Principal regulations amended
4  Interpretation
  • (1) Regulation 2(1) is amended by revoking the definitions of approved school, colouring substance, and Dispensary Assistant's Certificate.

    (2) Regulation 2(1) is amended by revoking the definition of dispensary technician and substituting the following definition:

    dispensary technician means a person who holds a certificate issued by the Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand before 18 September 2004 that—

    • (a) classifies the holder as a dispensary assistant; or

    • (b) records that the person has completed the requirements of the Pharmacy Technicians Certificate.

    (3) Regulation 2(1) is amended by inserting the following definition in its appropriate alphabetical order:

    general sale medicine has the meaning given to it by section 99(2) of the Act.

    (4) Regulation 2(1) is amended by inserting the following definition in its appropriate alphabetical order:

    Pharmacy Council means the Pharmacy Council established by section 114(5) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.

    (5) Regulation 2(1) is amended by revoking the definitions of pharmacy graduate, pharmacy student, and pharmacy technician and substituting the following definitions in their appropriate alphabetical order:

    pharmacy graduate means a person who is not a pharmacist, but who—

    • (a) has 1 or more of the qualifications prescribed by the Pharmacy Council under section 12(1) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 for registration as a pharmacist; and

    • (b) is actively taking steps towards registration as a pharmacist

    pharmacy student means a person who is undertaking, but has not yet completed, the course and examinations leading to a qualification of a kind prescribed by the Pharmacy Council under section 12(1) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003

    pharmacy technician means any person who has a National Certificate in Pharmacy (Technician).

5  Regulation 6 revoked
6  New regulation 8 substituted
  • Regulation 8 is revoked and the following regulation substituted:

    8 Advertisements for medicines
    • (1) Every advertisement for a prescription medicine must include—

      • (a) the words Prescription medicine or words of a similar meaning; and

      • (b) the name of each active ingredient; and

      • (c) the appropriate quantitative particulars of each active ingredient; and

      • (d) a statement of the purpose for which the medicine is intended to be used; and

      • (e) a statement that the medicine has risks and benefits; and

      • (f) a statement about how to find further information on the risks and benefits of the medicine.

      (2) Every advertisement for a restricted medicine must include—

      • (a) the following statements, or statements with a similar meaning:

        • (i) Available only from your pharmacist.; and

        • (ii) If symptoms persist, see your doctor or health professional.; and

        • (iii) Use only as directed.; and

      • (b) the name of each active ingredient, or the following statement, or a statement with a similar meaning:

        Always read the label.; and

      • (c) a statement of the purpose for which the medicine is intended to be used; and

      • (d) any warning statement that may be required by guidelines issued from time to time by the Ministry of Health.

      (3) Every advertisement for a pharmacy-only medicine or a general sale medicine must include—

      • (a) the following statements, or statements with a similar meaning:

        • (i) If symptoms persist, see your doctor or health professional.; and

        • (ii) Use only as directed.; and

      • (b) the name of each active ingredient, or the following statement, or a statement with a similar meaning:

        Always read the label.; and

      • (c) a statement of the purpose for which the medicine is intended to be used; and

      • (d) any warning statement that may be required by guidelines issued from time to time by the Ministry of Health.

      (4) Every advertisement for a medicine to be supplied by mail order, direct marketing, or via the Internet must—

      • (a) include the name of each active ingredient; and

      • (b) include the appropriate quantitative particulars of each active ingredient; and

      • (c) comply with the following, to the extent they are applicable:

        • (i) subclause (1)(a), and (d) to (f):

        • (ii) subclause (2)(a), (c), and (d):

        • (iii) subclause (3)(a), (c), and (d).

      (5) A statement required by this regulation must be—

      • (a) clearly printed; or

      • (b) clearly spoken.

      (6) A statement that is required by this regulation may be both clearly printed and clearly spoken.

      (7) This regulation does not apply to—

      • (a) an advertisement for a medicine that does not refer to a therapeutic purpose:

      • (b) an advertisement (not being an advertisement of the kind described in subclause (4)) that is—

        • (i) located at the point of sale; and

        • (ii) positioned immediately above, below, or next to the medicine to which it relates:

      • (c) labels:

      • (d) price lists.

      (8) An advertisement for a prescription, restricted, pharmacy-only, or general sale medicine that is subsequently reclassified must be treated as compliant with this regulation if—

      • (a) the advertisement was compliant with every applicable requirement in this regulation immediately before the medicine was reclassified; and

      • (b) not more than 3 months have elapsed since the medicine was reclassified.

      (9) In any proceedings for an offence against section 57 of the Act, it is for the defendant to prove that subclause (8) applies.

7  Regulation 11 substituted
  • Regulation 11 is revoked and the following regulation substituted:

    11 Advertisements intended for health professions
    • (1) This regulation applies—

      • (a) to advertisements intended for members of the medical, dental, pharmaceutical, and related professions; and

      • (b) in addition to the requirements in regulations 7, 9, and 10 (but not regulation 8).

      (2) Every advertisement for a medicine must—

      • (a) include—

        • (i) the classification of the medicine; and

        • (ii) the name of each active ingredient; and

        • (iii) the appropriate quantitative particulars of each active ingredient; and

        • (iv) a statement of the purpose for which the medicine is intended to be used; and

        • (v) a statement of the appropriate precautions to be taken in the use of the medicine; and

        • (vi) information on the effectiveness and limitations of the medicine; and

        • (vii) a statement of any restriction imposed on distribution; and

        • (viii) the dosage regime and mode of administration, or method of use, of the medicine; and

        • (ix) a statement of any contraindications to the use of the medicine; and

        • (x) information on the likely potentiating effects and interactions with other substances, medicines, or environmental influences; and

        • (xi) a statement of the known or likely poisonous effects of, or adverse reactions to, the medicine; but

      • (b) not include—

        • (i) a statement (based on the citation of a report) relating to the effectiveness or safety of the medicine that omits relevant parts of the report, or quotes from the report in such a way that another meaning to that intended by the report is conveyed; or

        • (ii) an unsubstantiated comparison with other medicines; or

        • (iii) data, previously considered valid, but made obsolete or false by subsequent findings; or

        • (iv) a statement of the use of the medicine, or the dosage of the medicine, that contravenes any condition of a consent given under section 20, 23, or 24 of the Act.

      (3) Nothing in subclause (2)(a)(iii) or (vi) to (xi) applies to an advertisement that—

      • (a) is intended to provide a practitioner with details of—

        • (i) a major therapeutic indication of a medicine; or

        • (ii) the listing of a medicine in the pharmaceutical schedule (within the meaning of section 6(1) of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000); or

        • (iii) a new or changed strength of a medicine; and

      • (b) does not enable the practitioner to reach a prescribing decision.

      (4) Every advertisement for a related product or medical device must include—

      • (a) a statement of any restriction imposed on distribution; and

      • (b) the dosage regime and mode of administration, or method of use, of the related product or medical device; and

      • (c) information on the effectiveness and limitations of the related product or medical device.

8  New regulations 13 to 16 substituted
  • Regulations 13 to 16 are revoked and the following regulations substituted:

    13 Labelling of medicines
    • (1) Every container of a medicine must, unless otherwise provided by these regulations, bear a label containing the following information:

      • (a) the trade name of the medicine or, if there is no trade name, the appropriate designation of the medicine:

      • (b) the name of each active ingredient:

      • (c) the appropriate quantitative particulars of each active ingredient:

      • (d) a description of the medicine, including dose form, or presentation, that indicates the true nature of the medicine:

      • (e) a statement of the net weight or volume or number of the contents of the container, as the case may require:

      • (f) in the case of a prescription medicine,—

        • (i) the words PRESCRIPTION MEDICINE or words of a similar meaning; or

        • (ii) the words PRESCRIPTION-ONLY MEDICINE or words of a similar meaning; or

        • (iii) the acronym POM:

      • (g) in the case of a restricted medicine,—

        • (i) the words RESTRICTED MEDICINE; or

        • (ii) the words PHARMACIST-ONLY MEDICINE:

      • (h) in the case of a pharmacy-only medicine,—

        • (i) the words PHARMACY-ONLY MEDICINE or words of a similar meaning; or

        • (ii) the words PHARMACY MEDICINE or words of a similar meaning:

      • (i) any warning statement required by these regulations for the medicine:

      • (j) in the case of a medicine other than a prescription medicine, a statement of the purpose for which the medicine is intended to be used:

      • (k) in the case of a medicine sold, or intended for sale, for external use,—

        • (i) a statement of directions for use and frequency of use; and

        • (ii) the words Caution: not to be taken, or For external use only, or words of a similar meaning:

      • (l) in the case of a medicine sold, or intended for sale, for internal use,—

        • (i) the dose recommended; and

        • (ii) the frequency of that dose:

      • (m) the words Batch Number or Lot Number, or the word Batch or Lot, or the letter B (either alone or inside a circle) followed by the batch or lot number of the medicine:

      • (n) the words Use by or Use before, or words of a similar meaning, followed by the expiry date (being in no case later than 5 years after the date of manufacture of the medicine) appropriate to the stability of the medicine:

      • (o) where appropriate, a statement of the recommended storage conditions:

      • (p) the name and address of—

        • (i) the manufacturer or seller of the medicine; or

        • (ii) the owner of the rights of manufacture; or

        • (iii) the agent of any person who comes within subparagraph (i) or (ii).

      (2) For the purposes of subclause (1)(p),—

      • (a) an address at a post office is not sufficient:

      • (b) the name and address of a person not ordinarily resident in New Zealand are not sufficient unless the medicine is wholly manufactured and packed outside New Zealand:

      • (c) in the case of a body corporate registered in New Zealand, the name of the town in which the body corporate has its registered office is sufficient.

      (3) In the case of a medicine intended for administration only in accordance with the directions of a practitioner, it is sufficient compliance with subclause (1)(l) to indicate the dose by a range if the container is accompanied by a more specific statement relating to each usage.

      (4) In the case of a prescription medicine, compliance with the requirements of subclause (1)(k) or (l) is required only at the time at which that medicine—

      • (a) is sold by retail; or

      • (b) is supplied in circumstances corresponding to retail sale; or

      • (c) is supplied by way of gift or sample for the purpose of promoting a sale.

      (5) Subclause (1)(l) does not apply in the case of a medicine intended to be administered by or under the supervision of a practitioner, in circumstances where the dosage is to be dependent on concurrent skilled observation.

      (6) Every container of a medicine that is prepared for injection into the human body and that contains an antiseptic or preservative must be labelled with a statement of the nature and amount of the antiseptic or preservative.

      (7) Every container of a medicine that is a biochemical preparation must, in addition to the other requirements in this regulation, bear a label containing the following:

      • (a) a statement of the potency of the preparation; and

      • (b) a statement of the nature and amount of every antiseptic or preservative (if any) used in the medicine.

      (8) Where it is impractical to put all of the information required by this regulation on a label because the container is too small, it is sufficient compliance with this regulation to print the information required by subclause (1)(i), (j), and (o) on a separate information sheet, in the same manner as that information would be required by these regulations to be printed on a label, and to supply that sheet to the customer with the medicine.

      (9) This regulation is subject to regulations 15 and 23.

    14 Labelling of related products
    • (1) Every container of a related product must, unless otherwise provided by these regulations, bear a label containing the following information:

      • (a) the trade name of the related product or, if there is no trade name, the appropriate designation of the related product:

      • (b) the name of each active ingredient:

      • (c) the appropriate quantitative particulars of each active ingredient:

      • (d) a description of the related product that indicates the true nature of the related product:

      • (e) a statement of the net weight or volume or number of the contents of the container, as the case may require:

      • (f) any warning statement required by these regulations for the related product:

      • (g) in the case of a related product sold, or intended for sale, for external use,—

        • (i) a statement of directions for use and frequency of use; and

        • (ii) the words Caution: not to be taken, or For external use only, or words of a similar meaning:

      • (h) in the case of a related product sold, or intended for sale, for internal use,—

        • (i) the dose recommended; and

        • (ii) the frequency of that dose:

      • (i) the words Batch Number or Lot Number, or the word Batch or Lot, or the letter B (either alone or inside a circle) followed by the batch or lot number of the related product:

      • (j) where appropriate, an expiry date:

      • (k) the name and address of—

        • (i) the manufacturer or seller of the related product; or

        • (ii) the owner of the rights of manufacture; or

        • (iii) the agent of any person who comes within subparagraph (i) or (ii).

      (2) For the purposes of subclause (1)(k),—

      • (a) an address at a post office is not sufficient:

      • (b) the name and address of a person not ordinarily resident in New Zealand are not sufficient unless the related product is wholly manufactured and packed outside New Zealand:

      • (c) in the case of a body corporate registered in New Zealand, the name of the town in which the body corporate has its registered office is sufficient.

    15 Exemptions from regulations 13 and 14
    • (1) Nothing in regulation 13 (except subclause (1)(a), (b), (c), (m), and (n)) and nothing in regulation 14 (except subclause (1)(a), (b), (c), (i), and (j)) applies to—

      • (a) a container that—

        • (i) contains a single dose of a medicine or related product; and

        • (ii) is made of sheet material; and

        • (iii) is not attached to another container; and

        • (iv) is contained in a package that complies with regulation 13 or 14 (as the case requires); and

        • (v) is not intended for sale other than in that package:

      • (b) a container that—

        • (i) contains a single dose of a medicine or related product; and

        • (ii) is not made of sheet material; and

        • (iii) has a volume of 20 millilitres or less; and

        • (iv) is contained in a package that complies with regulation 13 or 14 (as the case requires); and

        • (v) is not intended for sale other than in that package:

      • (c) a container (other than an aerosol container) that—

        • (i) contains a medicine or related product that is a gas; and

        • (ii) is of a kind commonly used for storing or transporting gases in compressed, liquefied, or dissolved form; and

        • (iii) has a capacity not exceeding 250 litres water capacity:

      • (d) a container of a remedy that is, or is described as, homeopathic.

      (2) Nothing in regulation 13 or 14 applies to a strip of containers that—

      • (a) is made of sheet material; and

      • (b) bears the information required by—

        • (i) regulation 13(1)(m) and (n) or regulation 14(1)(i) and (j) (as the case requires) at least once on the strip; and

        • (ii) regulation 13(1)(a), (b), and (c) or regulation 14(1)(a), (b), and (c) (as the case requires)—

          • (A) at least once in relation to every 2 containers, if the containers are easily detached from the strip; and

          • (B) at least once on the strip in any other case; and

      • (c) is contained in a package that complies with regulation 13 or 14 (as the case requires); and

      • (d) is not intended for sale other than in that package.

      (3) In this regulation, strip of containers means a series of containers that each contain a single dose of a medicine or related product and that together form a strip.

      (4) Nothing in regulation 13(1)(f), (g), or (h) applies to a prescription medicine, restricted medicine, or pharmacy-only medicine, held for sale by a manufacturer or wholesaler, for the period of 3 months immediately following the date on which it becomes a prescription medicine, restricted medicine, or pharmacy-only medicine (as the case may be) if, at that date, the medicine was part of the existing stock-in-trade in New Zealand of the manufacturer or wholesaler.

      (5) Nothing in regulation 13(1)(f), (g), or (h) applies to a prescription medicine, restricted medicine, or pharmacy-only medicine, held for sale by a retailer, for the period of 6 months immediately following the date on which it becomes a prescription medicine, restricted medicine, or pharmacy-only medicine (as the case may be) if, at that date, the medicine was part of the existing stock-in-trade in New Zealand of the retailer.

      (6) For the purposes of subclauses (4) and (5), any goods purchased before the date on which a substance becomes a prescription medicine, restricted medicine, or pharmacy-only medicine (as the case may be) for importation into New Zealand are deemed to be part of the purchaser's stock-in-trade in New Zealand.

      (7) In any proceedings for an offence against section 44 of the Act in respect of any container that does not comply with regulation 13(1)(f), (g), or (h), the onus is on the defendant to prove that the relevant paragraph does not apply by virtue of subclause (4) or (5) of this regulation.

    16 Principal display panel
    • (1) The principal display panel of the label of a medicine must contain—

      • (a) the information required by regulation 13(1)(a), (d), and (e); and

      • (b) the information required by regulation 13(1)(b) and (c), but only if the medicine contains 3 or fewer active ingredients.

      (2) Subclause (1) is subject to regulation 23.

      (3) The principal display panel of the label of a related product must contain—

      • (a) the information required by regulation 14(1)(a), (d), and (e); and

      • (b) the information required by regulation 14(1)(b) and (c), but only if the related product contains 3 or fewer active ingredients.

      (4) Nothing in subclause (1) or (3) prevents the inclusion in the principal display panel of any other matters required by these regulations to appear on a label of any medicine or related product.

      (5) Subclause (4) is subject to regulation 19.

9  Labelling of prescription medicines, restricted medicines, and pharmacy-only medicines
  • Regulation 19 is amended by omitting Subject to regulation 37(3) of these regulations, where and substituting Where.

10  Regulation 20 revoked
11  New regulation 22 substituted
  • Regulation 22 is revoked and the following regulation substituted:

    22 Warning statements for medicines and related products
    • (1) Every container of a medicine or related product must include on its label any warning statement that may be required by guidelines issued from time to time by the Ministry of Health.

      (2) A warning statement is additional to any other statement or information that is required by these regulations to be shown on a label.

      (3) Subclause (1) is subject to regulation 23.

12  Labels on containers of medicines sold by authorised prescribers or pharmacists
  • (1) Regulation 23 is amended by omitting regulation 15(1) and substituting regulation 16(1).

    (2) Regulation 23 is amended by revoking paragraph (a) and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (a) the name of, or a description of the nature of, the contents; and.

    (3) Regulation 23 is amended by adding ; and and also by adding the following paragraphs:

    • (f) a unique identifying number or code for the prescription or record of supply; and

    • (g) the date on which the medicine was packed, sold, or supplied.

13  Safety containers
14  New regulation 39 substituted
  • Regulation 39 is revoked and the following regulation substituted:

    39 Conditions under which authorised prescribers and veterinarians may prescribe prescription medicines
    • (1) An authorised prescriber (including a designated prescriber) may only prescribe a prescription medicine if the authorised prescriber—

      • (a) is prescribing the prescription medicine—

        • (i) for the treatment of a patient under the authorised prescriber's care; and

        • (ii) within, and in accordance with all conditions (if any) stated in, the authorised prescriber's scope of practice, as determined by an authorisation granted under section 21 of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 by the authority responsible for the registration of the authorised prescriber; and

      • (b) is not prohibited by a notice under section 48(1) of the Act from prescribing that prescription medicine or any prescription medicines of a class or description that includes that prescription medicine.

      (2) An authorised prescriber who is a designated prescriber may only prescribe a prescription medicine if—

      • (a) the prescription medicine is of a class or description that the designated prescriber is authorised to prescribe by regulations made under the Act; and

      • (b) the requirements specified in or imposed under those regulations are satisfied.

      (3) A veterinarian may only prescribe a prescription medicine that is for the treatment of an animal under the veterinarian's care.

      (4) Subclause (1) does not apply to an authorised prescriber who is acting in the course of his or her employment by the Crown.

15  New regulation 39A inserted
  • The following regulation is inserted after regulation 39:

    39A Limit on period of supply of prescription medicines
    • (1) An authorised prescriber may not on any occasion prescribe for any patient a quantity of any prescription medicine that exceeds—

      • (a) 6 months' supply in the case of an oral contraceptive; or

      • (b) 3 months' supply in any other case.

      (2) However, the Director-General may, at his or her discretion, authorise—

      • (a) an authorised prescriber to prescribe for any patient, or any specified class or classes of patients, a quantity of a prescription medicine exceeding the period of supply in subclause (1)(a) or (b):

      • (b) a class of authorised prescribers to prescribe for any patient, or any specified class or classes of patients, a quantity of a prescription medicine exceeding the period of supply in subclause (1)(a) or (b).

16  Prescriptions to comply with regulations
  • Regulation 40(1) is amended by omitting veterinary surgeon and substituting veterinarian.

17  Urgently required prescriptions of prescription medicines may be communicated orally if later confirmed in writing
  • Regulation 40A is amended by omitting veterinary surgeon in each place where it appears and substituting in each case veterinarian.

18  Form of prescription
  • (1) Regulation 41 is amended by revoking paragraph (c) and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (c) set out the following information in relation to the prescriber:

      • (i) the prescriber's full name; and

      • (ii) the full street address of the prescriber's place of work or, in the absence of the prescriber having a place of work, the postal address of the prescriber; and

      • (iii) the prescriber's telephone number; and.

    (2) Regulation 41(d) is amended by revoking subparagraph (i) and substituting the following subparagraph:

    • (i) the surname, each given name, and the address of the person for whose use the prescription is given; and.

    (3) Regulation 41 is amended by revoking paragraph (f) and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (f) indicate the total amount of medicine that may be sold or dispensed, or the total period of supply; and.

    (4) Regulation 41 is amended by revoking paragraph (i).

    (5) Regulation 41(j) is amended by revoking subparagraph (i) and substituting the following subparagraph:

    • (i) set out the surname, each given name, and the address of the owner of the animal; and.

19  Dispensing of prescription medicines
  • (1) Regulation 42 is amended by omitting veterinary surgeon in each place where it appears and substituting in each case veterinarian.

    (2) Regulation 42 is amended by revoking subclauses (3) and (4) and substituting the following subclauses:

    • (3) Every person dispensing a prescription relating to a prescription medicine must comply with the following requirements:

      • (a) if the prescription has been communicated orally under regulation 40A(1), the prescription must not be dispensed on more than 1 occasion before the pharmacist has received the written confirmation of the prescription, as required by regulation 40A(2):

      • (b) the following information must be recorded on the prescription:

        • (i) the name and address of the proprietor of the business at which the prescription is dispensed; and

        • (ii) the date on which the prescription is dispensed; and

        • (iii) the quantity of medicine dispensed; and

        • (iv) a unique identifying number or code for the prescription:

      • (c) a prescription for a medicine other than an oral contraceptive must not be dispensed on any occasion after 6 months have elapsed from the date on which it was printed or, if given under regulation 40A(1), communicated orally:

      • (d) a prescription for a medicine that is an oral contraceptive must not be dispensed on any occasion after 9 months have elapsed from the date on which it was printed or, if given under regulation 40A(1), communicated orally:

      • (e) every prescription must be retained for a period of 3 years by the pharmacist on the premises on which it was dispensed or at a place approved by the Medical Officer of Health and must be kept in an orderly and consecutive manner so as to be readily available for inspection.

    • (4) If an authorised prescriber or a veterinarian refers in a prescription to a medicine by its trade mark or trade name, or by reference to the name of its manufacturer, a pharmacist may supply an alternative brand of medicine, provided that—

      • (a) the authorised prescriber or veterinarian has not marked the prescription No brand substitution permitted or with words of similar meaning; and

      • (b) the substituted brand contains the same active ingredient or active ingredients, and no other active ingredients; and

      • (c) the substituted brand is in the same dose form and strength as the prescribed brand; and

      • (d) there is no clinical reason why the substituted brand should not be supplied; and

      • (e) the pharmacist records the brand substitution on the prescription; and

      • (f) the pharmacist signs and dates the prescription; and

      • (g) the pharmacist informs the patient of the brand substitution.

    • (5) This regulation is subject to regulation 43.

20  New regulation 43 substituted
  • Regulation 43 is revoked and the following regulation substituted:

    43 Director-General may waive certain requirements
    • (1) Despite the requirements in regulations 41 and 42, the Director-General may, at his or her discretion,—

      • (a) authorise a form of prescription that does not comply with all or any of the requirements in regulation 41, but that is subject to any other requirements that he or she thinks fit; and

      • (b) authorise the dispensing of prescription medicines in a manner that does not comply with all or any of the requirements in regulation 42, but that is subject to any other requirements that he or she thinks fit.

      (2) A form of prescription that may be authorised under subclause (1)(a) includes, but is not limited to, an electronic form of prescription.

21  Prescriptions for prescription medicines not required in certain cases
  • (1) Regulation 44(f) is amended by omitting veterinary surgeon and substituting veterinarian.

    (2) Regulation 44 is amended by revoking paragraph (h) and substituting the following paragraph:

    • (h) a patient under the care of an authorised prescriber, provided that—

      • (i) the medicine is administered by a person who has been instructed by the authorised prescriber (either verbally or in writing) to do so; and

      • (ii) the person administering the medicine records the administration in the patient's medical record; and

      • (iii) the authorised prescriber records the instruction under subparagraph (i) in the patient's medical record; or.

    (3) Regulation 44(m) is amended by omitting (except a dentist).

    (4) Regulation 44(n) is amended by omitting veterinary surgeon in each place where it appears and substituting in each case veterinarian.

22  New regulations 51 to 53 substituted
  • Regulations 51 to 54 are revoked and the following regulations substituted:

    51 Interpretation
    • In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires, data sheet, in relation to a medicine, means a document containing information relating to the safe and effective use of the medicine.

    52 Approval of data sheets for new medicines
    • (1) A person who applies under section 20 or 23 of the Act for the consent of the Minister to the distribution of a prescription medicine or restricted medicine (an applicant) must include with his or her application a proposed data sheet for the medicine in such form as may be required by guidelines issued from time to time by the Ministry of Health.

      (2) On receipt of the proposed data sheet, the Minister may—

      • (a) approve the data sheet; or

      • (b) require the data sheet to be resubmitted for approval after such changes have been made to it as the Minister considers appropriate.

      (3) Within 10 days after the Minister's consent to the distribution of a prescription medicine or restricted medicine has been notified in the Gazette, the applicant must send to the Director-General for publication an electronic copy of the approved data sheet for that medicine.

    53 Approval of data sheets for changed medicines
    • (1) An importer or manufacturer who gives to the Director-General a notice under section 24(1) of the Act describing a material change to a prescription medicine or restricted medicine must include with the notice a proposed revised data sheet for the medicine in such form as may be required by guidelines issued from time to time by the Ministry of Health if a revision of the data sheet is necessary or desirable because of the material change.

      (2) On receipt of the proposed revised data sheet, the Director-General may—

      • (a) approve the revised data sheet; or

      • (b) require the revised data sheet to be resubmitted for approval after such changes have been made to it as the Director-General considers appropriate.

      (3) After the Director-General has approved a revised data sheet, the Director-General must give written notice of the approval to the importer or manufacturer.

      (4) Within 10 days after receiving a notice of approval under subclause (3), the importer or manufacturer must send to the Director-General for publication an electronic copy of the approved revised data sheet.

23  New regulation 58A inserted
  • The following regulation is inserted above regulation 59:

    58A Substances that are not medicines or related products for purposes of Act
    • (1) The following classes of substances are not medicines or related products for the purposes of the Act:

      • (a) dentifrice products, provided that—

        • (i) the dentifrice product does not contain a medicine specified in Schedule 1; and

        • (ii) the dentifrice product is not claimed to be for use in relation to any therapeutic purpose other than 1 or both of the following:

          • (A) preventing dental decay:

          • (B) improving oral hygiene:

      • (b) anti-dandruff hair products, provided that—

        • (i) the hair product does not contain a medicine specified in Schedule 1; and

        • (ii) the hair product is not claimed to be for use in relation to any therapeutic purpose except controlling dandruff; and

        • (iii) the hair product is claimed to be effective through cleansing, moisturising, exfoliating, or drying the scalp and not through any other process:

      • (c) anti-acne skin care products, provided that—

        • (i) the skin care product does not contain a medicine specified in Schedule 1; and

        • (ii) the skin care product is not claimed to be for use in relation to any therapeutic purpose except preventing acne; and

        • (iii) the skin care product is claimed to be effective through cleansing, moisturising, exfoliating, or drying the skin and not through any other process:

      • (d) barrier cream products, provided that—

        • (i) the barrier cream product does not contain a medicine specified in Schedule 1; and

        • (ii) the barrier cream product is not claimed to be for use in relation to any therapeutic purpose except preventing nappy rash; and

        • (iii) the barrier cream product is claimed to be effective through providing a barrier to the transmission of moisture and not through any other process:

      • (e) anti-bacterial skin products, provided that—

        • (i) the product does not contain a medicine specified in Schedule 1; and

        • (ii) the product is not claimed to be for use in relation to any therapeutic purpose except preventing the spread of bacteria (but not a named bacterium); and

        • (iii) the product is not presented as being for use in connection with—

          • (A) any procedure associated with the risk of transmission of disease from contact with blood or other bodily fluids; or

          • (B) either of the procedures specified in subclause (2); and

        • (iv) the product is not recommended for use in connection with the provision of health services (as defined in section 2 of the Health and Disability Commissioner Act 1994).

      (2) The procedures referred to in subclause (1)(e)(iii)(B) are—

      • (a) piercing the skin or mucous membrane for any purpose; and

      • (b) venipuncture, or the delivery of an injection.

24  New regulation 59 substituted
  • Regulation 59 is revoked and the following regulation substituted:

    59 General sale medicines may be sold by vending machine
    • (1) The Director-General may, by notice in the Gazette,—

      • (a) approve the sale of a general sale medicine by means of a vending machine:

      • (b) specify any conditions to which an approval under paragraph (a) is subject:

      • (c) withdraw an approval given under paragraph (a):

      • (d) vary or revoke any conditions specified under paragraph (b), or specify additional conditions, to which an approval under paragraph (a) is subject.

      (2) A notice given under subclause (1) takes effect on the day after the date of notification.

25  Offences
  • (1) Regulation 64(1)(a) is amended by omitting 39(1), 39(2), 39(3), 39(4), 39(5), 39(7), 39(8) and substituting 39, 39A(1).

    (2) Regulation 64(1)(c) is amended by omitting 52(1), 52(2), 52(5) and substituting 52(3), 53(4).

26  New regulation 65A inserted
  • The following regulation is inserted after regulation 65:

    65A Transitional provision arising from enactment of Medicines Amendment Regulations 2011
    • (1) Until 1 February 2012, it is sufficient compliance with the advertising requirements of regulations 8 and 11 to comply with regulations 8 and 11 as in force immediately before 1 August 2011.

      (2) For medicines and related products manufactured or imported before 1 September 2012, it is sufficient compliance with the labelling requirements of regulations 13 to 16, 19, 22, 23, and 37 to comply with regulations 13 to 16, 19, 20, 22, 23, and 37 as in force immediately before 1 August 2011.

27  New Schedule 1 substituted
28  Form 1B of Schedule 2 amended
  • Form 1B of Schedule 2 is amended by omitting section 2 of the Property Law Act 1952 and substituting section 4 of the Property Law Act 2007.

29  Schedule 3 revoked
30 Amendments to Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1977
  • (1) This regulation amends the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1977.

    (2) Regulation 25(3)(a)(i) is amended by omitting regulations 13(1)(a) and 16(1)(ab) and substituting regulation 15(2).

    (3) Regulation 25(3)(b) is amended by revoking subparagraph (ii) and substituting the following subparagraph:

    • (ii) the labelling of the safety container complies with the Medicines Regulations 1984.


Schedule
New Schedule 1 substituted

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Schedule 1
Prescription, restricted, and pharmacy-only medicines

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Every reference to a medicine in this schedule applies whether the medicine is synthetic in origin or is from biological or mineral sources.

Unless specific reference is made otherwise, every reference applies also to medicines that are—

  •  preparations and admixtures containing any proportion of any substance listed in this schedule:

  •  salts and esters of any substance listed in this schedule:

  •  preparations or extracts of biological materials listed in this schedule:

  •  salts or oxides of elements listed in this schedule.

Unless specific reference is made otherwise, every reference to a medicine in this schedule applies,—

  •  if the medicine is an injection or eye preparation, to any concentration of that medicine; and

  •  if the medicine is not an injection or eye preparation, only if the concentration of the medicine is greater than 10 milligrams per litre or per kilogram.

Where any reference is modified by a statement of the strength of the medicine, the strength is calculated using the free acid, base, alcohol, or element unless specifically stated otherwise.

Part 1
Prescription medicines

Amending or replacing this Part may affect designated prescriber regulations under section 105(1)(q) of the Act.

  • 1 19-norandrostenedione

  • 2 2,4-dinitrochlorobenzene

  • 3 4-aminopyridine

  • 4 4-chloromethandienone

  • 5 4-chlorotestosterone

  • 6 Abacavir

  • 7 Abatacept

  • 8 Abciximab

  • 9 Abrus precatorius; at all strengths

  • 10 Acamprosate

  • 11 Acarbose

  • 12 Acebutolol

  • 13 Acepromazine

  • 14 Acetanilides

  • 15 Acetarsol

  • 16 Acetazolamide

  • 17 Acetohexamide

  • 18 Acetylcarbromal

  • 19 Acetylcholine; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 20 Acetylcysteine; for injection or inhalation

  • 21 Acetyldigitoxin

  • 22 Acetylmethyldimethyloximidophenylhydrazine

  • 23 Acetylstrophanthidin

  • 24 Aciclovir; except for external use for the treatment of herpes labialis

  • 25 Acipimox

  • 26 Acitretin

  • 27 Acokanthera ouabaio

  • 28 Acokanthera schimperi

  • 29 Aconitum spp.; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 30 Acrivastine

  • 31 Adalimumab

  • 32 Adapalene

  • 33 Adefovir

  • 34 Adenosine; for injection

  • 35 Adinazolam

  • 36 Adiphenine

  • 37 Adonis vernalis

  • 38 Adrafinil

  • 39 Adrenal extract; except for dermal use in medicines containing 0.02% or less of ketosteroids

  • 40 Adrenaline; in medicines containing more than 1%

  • 41 Adrenocortical hormones; except adrenal extract for dermal use containing 0.02% or less of ketosteroids

  • 42 Agalsidase

  • 43 Agomelatine

  • 44 Alatrofloxacin

  • 45 Albendazole

  • 46 Albumin; except human albumin

  • 47 Alclofenac

  • 48 Alclometasone; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 49 Alcohol; for injection in medicines containing more than 20%

  • 50 Alcuronium

  • 51 Aldesleukin

  • 52 Aldosterone; except in medicines containing 10 micrograms or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 53 Alefacept

  • 54 Alemtuzumab

  • 55 Alendronic acid

  • 56 Alfacalcidol

  • 57 Alfentanil

  • 58 Alfuzosin

  • 59 Alglucerase

  • 60 Alglucosidase

  • 61 Aliskiren

  • 62 Alkyl sulfonals

  • 63 Allergens

  • 64 Allopurinol

  • 65 Allylisopropylacetylurea; at all strengths

  • 66 Allyloestrenol

  • 67 Alosetron

  • 68 Alpha1-proteinase inhibitor

  • 69 Alphadolone

  • 70 Alphaxalone

  • 71 Alprazolam

  • 72 Alprenolol

  • 73 Alprostadil

  • 74 Alseroxylon

  • 75 Alteplase

  • 76 Altretamine

  • 77 Amantadine

  • 78 Ambenonium

  • 79 Ambrisentan

  • 80 Ambucetamide

  • 81 Ambutonium

  • 82 Amcinonide

  • 83 Amethocaine; for internal use; for external use in medicines containing more than 10%; for ophthalmic use except when used in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

  • 84 Amfebutamone

  • 85 Amfepramone

  • 86 Amidopyrine

  • 87 Amifostine

  • 88 Amikacin

  • 89 Amiloride

  • 90 Aminocaproic acid

  • 91 Aminoglutethimide

  • 92 Aminometradine

  • 93 Aminophenazone; at all strengths

  • 94 Aminophylline; except for oral use in liquid form in medicines containing 2% or less

  • 95 Aminopterin

  • 96 Aminorex

  • 97 Aminosalicylic acid

  • 98 Amiodarone

  • 99 Amiphenazole

  • 100 Amisometradine

  • 101 Amisulpride

  • 102 Amitriptyline

  • 103 Amlodipine

  • 104 Ammi visnaga

  • 105 Ammonium bromide

  • 106 Amobarbital

  • 107 Amodiaquine

  • 108 Amorolfine; except for external use

  • 109 Amoxapine

  • 110 Amoxycillin

  • 111 Amphomycin

  • 112 Amphotericin

  • 113 Ampicillin

  • 114 Amprenavir

  • 115 Amrinone

  • 116 Amsacrine

  • 117 Amygdalin; at all strengths

  • 118 Amyl nitrite; except when sold to a person who holds a controlled substances licence (issued under section 95B of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996) authorising the person to possess cyanide

  • 119 Amylocaine

  • 120 Anabolic steroids

  • 121 Anagrelide

  • 122 Anakinra

  • 123 Anastrozole

  • 124 Ancestim

  • 125 Anchusa officinalis; at all strengths

  • 126 Ancrod and its immunoglobulin antidote

  • 127 Androgenic and anabolic steroidal agents

  • 128 Androgens

  • 129 Androisoxazole

  • 130 Androstanolone

  • 131 Androstenediol

  • 132 Androstenedione

  • 133 Anecortave

  • 134 Angiotensinamide

  • 135 Anidulafungin

  • 136 Anistreplase

  • 137 Antazoline; except for ophthalmic use

  • 138 Antibiotic substances; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 139 Antigens

  • 140 Antihistamines; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 141 Antimony; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 142 Antisera; for injection

  • 143 Apocynum spp.

  • 144 Apomorphine; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 145 Apraclonidine

  • 146 Aprepitant

  • 147 Apronal

  • 148 Aprotinin

  • 149 Arecoline

  • 150 Aripiprazole

  • 151 Aristolochia spp.; at all strengths

  • 152 Aristolochic acid; at all strengths

  • 153 Arsenic; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 154 Artemether

  • 155 Articaine

  • 156 Asparaginase

  • 157 Aspirin; for injection; when combined with caffeine, paracetamol, or salicylamide

  • 158 Astemizole

  • 159 Atamestane

  • 160 Atazanavir

  • 161 Atenolol

  • 162 Atomoxetine

  • 163 Atorvastatin

  • 164 Atosiban

  • 165 Atovaquone

  • 166 Atracurium

  • 167 Atropa belladonna; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except in medicines containing 300 micrograms or less of total solanaceous alkaloids per litre or per kilogram

  • 168 Atropine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except when used as an antidote in a device designed for self-injection; except in medicines containing 300 micrograms or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 169 Atropine methonitrate

  • 170 Auranofin

  • 171 Aurothiomalate sodium

  • 172 Aviptadil

  • 173 Azacitidine

  • 174 Azacyclonol

  • 175 Azapropazone

  • 176 Azaribine

  • 177 Azatadine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 178 Azathioprine

  • 179 Azelaic acid; except for dermal use

  • 180 Azelastine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 181 Azithromycin

  • 182 Azlocillin

  • 183 Aztreonam

  • 184 Bacampicillin

  • 185 Bacitracin

  • 186 Baclofen

  • 187 Balsalazide

  • 188 Bambuterol

  • 189 Bamethan

  • 190 Bamipine

  • 191 Barbital

  • 192 Barbiturates

  • 193 Basiliximab

  • 194 Bazedoxifene

  • 195 Becaplermin

  • 196 Beclamide

  • 197 Beclomethasone; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 198 Bemegride

  • 199 Benactyzine

  • 200 Benazepril

  • 201 Bendrofluazide

  • 202 Benethamine penicillin

  • 203 Benorylate

  • 204 Benoxaprofen

  • 205 Benperidol

  • 206 Benserazide

  • 207 Benzathine penicillin

  • 208 Benzatropine

  • 209 Benzhexol

  • 210 Benzilonium

  • 211 Benzocaine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except in dermal preparations containing 2% or less of total anaesthetic substances; except in lozenges containing 30 milligrams or less of total anaesthetic substances per dosage unit

  • 212 Benzodiazepines

  • 213 Benzoyl metronidazole

  • 214 Benzoyl peroxide; except for external use in medicines containing 10% or less

  • 215 Benzthiazide

  • 216 Benzydamine; for internal use

  • 217 Benzylpenicillin

  • 218 Bepridil

  • 219 Beractant

  • 220 Beta carotene; in medicines containing more than 18 milligrams per recommended daily dose

  • 221 Betahistine

  • 222 Betamethasone

  • 223 Betaxolol

  • 224 Bethanechol

  • 225 Bethanidine

  • 226 Bevacizumab

  • 227 Bevantolol

  • 228 Bexarotene

  • 229 Bezafibrate

  • 230 Bicalutamide

  • 231 Bifonazole; except for dermal use

  • 232 Bimatoprost

  • 233 Biperiden

  • 234 Bismuth; except for external use in medicines containing 3% or less

  • 235 Bisoprolol

  • 236 Bithionol; at all strengths

  • 237 Bivalirudin

  • 238 Bleomycin

  • 239 Bolandiol

  • 240 Bolasterone

  • 241 Bolazine

  • 242 Boldenone

  • 243 Bolenol

  • 244 Bolmantalate

  • 245 Boron including borax and boric acid; except for internal use in medicines containing 6 milligrams or less per recommended daily dose; except in dermal medicines for use other than paediatric use containing 0.35% or less; except when present as an excipient

  • 246 Bortezomib

  • 247 Bosentan

  • 248 Botulinum toxins

  • 249 Bretylium

  • 250 Brimonidine

  • 251 Brinzolamide

  • 252 Bromazepam

  • 253 Bromocriptine

  • 254 Bromoform

  • 255 Brompheniramine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 256 Bromvaletone

  • 257 Brotizolam

  • 258 Brugmansia spp.

  • 259 Buclizine; except for oral use

  • 260 Budesonide; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 261 Bufexamac; except in suppositories or for dermal use in medicines containing 5% or less

  • 262 Bumetanide

  • 263 Buniodyl sodium; at all strengths

  • 264 Buphenine

  • 265 Bupivacaine

  • 266 Buprenorphine

  • 267 Bupropion

  • 268 Buserelin

  • 269 Buspirone

  • 270 Busulphan

  • 271 Butacaine

  • 272 Butobarbital

  • 273 Butoconazole; except for vaginal use

  • 274 Butorphanol

  • 275 Butyl aminobenzoate; except for dermal use in medicines containing 2% or less

  • 276 Butyl nitrite

  • 277 Butylchloral hydrate

  • 278 Cabergoline

  • 279 Cacalia spp.; at all strengths

  • 280 Cadmium

  • 281 Calcipotriol; except in medicines containing not more than 50 micrograms per gram or per millilitre and when sold in a pack of not more than 30 grams or 30 millilitres by a pharmacist to an adult with mild to moderate psoriasis previously diagnosed by a doctor

  • 282 Calcitonin

  • 283 Calcitriol

  • 284 Calcium carbimide

  • 285 Calcium polystyrene sulphonate

  • 286 Calotropis gigantea

  • 287 Calotropis procera

  • 288 Calusterone

  • 289 Camazepam

  • 290 Camphorated oil

  • 291 Camphotamide

  • 292 Canakinumab

  • 293 Candesartan

  • 294 Candicidin

  • 295 Cannabidiol

  • 296 Capecitabine

  • 297 Capreomycin

  • 298 Captodiame

  • 299 Captopril

  • 300 Capuride

  • 301 Caramiphen

  • 302 Carbachol

  • 303 Carbamazepine

  • 304 Carbaryl; except for external use in medicines containing 2% or less

  • 305 Carbazochrome

  • 306 Carbenicillin

  • 307 Carbenoxolone; for internal use

  • 308 Carbetocin

  • 309 Carbidopa

  • 310 Carbimazole

  • 311 Carbocromen

  • 312 Carboplatin

  • 313 Carboprost

  • 314 Carbromal

  • 315 Carbutamide

  • 316 Carbuterol

  • 317 Carindacillin

  • 318 Carisoprodol

  • 319 Carmustine

  • 320 Carprofen

  • 321 Carvedilol

  • 322 Caspofungin

  • 323 Cefacetrile

  • 324 Cefaclor

  • 325 Cefaloridine

  • 326 Cefamandole

  • 327 Cefapirin

  • 328 Cefazolin

  • 329 Cefepime

  • 330 Cefetamet

  • 331 Cefixime

  • 332 Cefodizime

  • 333 Cefonicid

  • 334 Cefoperazone

  • 335 Cefotaxime

  • 336 Cefotetan

  • 337 Cefotiam

  • 338 Cefoxitin

  • 339 Cefpirome

  • 340 Cefpodoxime

  • 341 Cefsulodin

  • 342 Ceftazidime

  • 343 Ceftibuten

  • 344 Ceftriaxone

  • 345 Cefuroxime

  • 346 Celecoxib

  • 347 Celiprolol

  • 348 Cephaelis acuminata; except in medicines containing less than 0.2% of emetine

  • 349 Cephaelis ipecacuanha; except in medicines containing less than 0.2% of emetine

  • 350 Cephalexin

  • 351 Cephalothin

  • 352 Cephradine

  • 353 Cerivastatin

  • 354 Certolizumab pegol

  • 355 Ceruletide

  • 356 Cetirizine; except for oral use

  • 357 Cetrorelix

  • 358 Cetuximab

  • 359 Chenodeoxycholic acid

  • 360 Chloral hydrate; except for dermal use in medicines containing 2% or less

  • 361 Chloralformamide

  • 362 Chloralose

  • 363 Chlorambucil

  • 364 Chloramphenicol; except when sold in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 365 Chlorandrostenolone

  • 366 Chlorazanil

  • 367 Chlorcyclizine

  • 368 Chlordiazepoxide

  • 369 Chlormerodrin

  • 370 Chlormethiazole

  • 371 Chlormezanone

  • 372 Chloroform; for anaesthesia; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 373 Chloroquine

  • 374 Chlorothiazide

  • 375 Chlorotrianisene

  • 376 Chloroxydienone

  • 377 Chloroxymesterone

  • 378 Chlorpheniramine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 379 Chlorphentermine

  • 380 Chlorpromazine

  • 381 Chlorpropamide

  • 382 Chlorprothixene

  • 383 Chlorquinaldol

  • 384 Chlortetracycline

  • 385 Chlorthalidone

  • 386 Chlorzoxazone

  • 387 Cholera vaccine

  • 388 Choline salicylate; except in medicines containing 10% or less and in pack sizes of 15 grams or less

  • 389 Chorionic gonadotrophin; except in pregnancy test kits

  • 390 Chymopapain

  • 391 Ciclacillin

  • 392 Ciclesonide

  • 393 Ciclopirox; except for external use

  • 394 Cidofovir

  • 395 Cilastatin

  • 396 Cilazapril

  • 397 Cilostazol

  • 398 Cimetidine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 399 Cinacalcet

  • 400 Cinchocaine; for injection; for ophthalmic use; for external use in medicines containing more than 0.5%

  • 401 Cinchophen

  • 402 Cinoxacin

  • 403 Ciprofloxacin

  • 404 Cisapride

  • 405 Cisatracurium

  • 406 Cisplatin

  • 407 Citalopram

  • 408 Cladribine

  • 409 Clarithromycin

  • 410 Clavulanic acid

  • 411 Clemastine; except for oral use

  • 412 Clemizole

  • 413 Clenbuterol

  • 414 Clevidipine

  • 415 Clidinium

  • 416 Clindamycin

  • 417 Clioquinol; at all strengths

  • 418 Clobazam

  • 419 Clobetasol

  • 420 Clobetasone; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 421 Clocortolone

  • 422 Clodronic acid

  • 423 Clofarabine

  • 424 Clofazimine

  • 425 Clofenamide

  • 426 Clofibrate

  • 427 Clomiphene

  • 428 Clomipramine

  • 429 Clomocycline

  • 430 Clonazepam

  • 431 Clonidine

  • 432 Clopamide

  • 433 Clopidogrel

  • 434 Clorexolone

  • 435 Clorprenaline

  • 436 Clostebol

  • 437 Clotiazepam

  • 438 Clotrimazole; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 439 Cloxacillin

  • 440 Cloxazolam

  • 441 Clozapine

  • 442 Cobalt

  • 443 Cocaine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 444 Codeine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 445 Co-dergocrine

  • 446 Colaspase

  • 447 Colchicine

  • 448 Colchicum

  • 449 Colecalciferol; in medicines containing more than 25 micrograms per recommended daily dose except in parenteral nutrition replacement preparations

  • 450 Colestipol

  • 451 Colestyramine

  • 452 Colfosceril

  • 453 Colistin

  • 454 Collagen; in injections or implants for tissue augmentation or cosmetic use

  • 455 Conium maculatum; at all strengths

  • 456 Convallaria keiski

  • 457 Convallaria majales

  • 458 Corifollitropin alfa

  • 459 Coronilla spp.

  • 460 Corticosterone

  • 461 Corticotrophin

  • 462 Cortisone and other steroidal hormones of the adrenal cortex; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except adrenal extract for dermal use in medicines containing 0.02% or less of ketosteroids

  • 463 Cotarnine; at all strengths

  • 464 Co-trimoxazole

  • 465 Coumarin

  • 466 Crotalaria spp.; at all strengths

  • 467 Croton tiglium; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 468 Crystal violet

  • 469 Curare

  • 470 Cyclandelate

  • 471 Cyclizine; except for oral use

  • 472 Cyclobenzaprine

  • 473 Cyclofenil

  • 474 Cycloheximide

  • 475 Cyclopenthiazide

  • 476 Cyclopentolate; except when used in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

  • 477 Cyclophosphamide

  • 478 Cyclopropane

  • 479 Cycloserine

  • 480 Cyclosporin

  • 481 Cyclothiazide

  • 482 Cycrimine

  • 483 Cymarin

  • 484 Cynoglossum spp.; at all strengths

  • 485 Cyproheptadine; except for oral use

  • 486 Cyproterone

  • 487 Cysteamine

  • 488 Cytarabine

  • 489 Dabigatran

  • 490 Dacarbazine

  • 491 Daclizumab

  • 492 Dactinomycin

  • 493 Dalfopristin

  • 494 Dalteparin

  • 495 Danaparoid

  • 496 Danazol

  • 497 Danthron

  • 498 Dantrolene

  • 499 Dapoxetine

  • 500 Dapsone

  • 501 Daptomycin

  • 502 Darbepoetin

  • 503 Darifenacin

  • 504 Darunavir

  • 505 Dasatinib

  • 506 Datura spp.; except for oral use when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except datura stramonium or datura tatula for smoking or burning

  • 507 Daunorubicin

  • 508 Deanol

  • 509 Debrisoquine

  • 510 Decamethonium

  • 511 Deferasirox

  • 512 Deferiprone

  • 513 Deflazacort

  • 514 Dehydrochloromethyltestosterone

  • 515 Dehydrocorticosterone

  • 516 Delavirdine

  • 517 Delorazepam

  • 518 Demecarium

  • 519 Demeclocycline

  • 520 Deoxycortone

  • 521 Deoxyribonuclease; except for external use

  • 522 Desferrioxamine

  • 523 Desflurane

  • 524 Desipramine

  • 525 Desirudin

  • 526 Deslanoside

  • 527 Desloratadine; except for oral use

  • 528 Deslorelin

  • 529 Desmopressin

  • 530 Desogestrel

  • 531 Desonide

  • 532 Desoximetasone

  • 533 Desvenlafaxine

  • 534 Dexamethasone

  • 535 Dexamfetamine

  • 536 Dexchlorpheniramine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 537 Dexfenfluramine

  • 538 Dexmedetomidine

  • 539 Dextromethorphan; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 540 Dextromoramide

  • 541 Dextropropoxyphene

  • 542 Dextrorphan

  • 543 Di-iodohydroxy quinoline; except for vaginal use

  • 544 Di-isopropylamine dichloroacetate

  • 545 Diazepam

  • 546 Diazoxide

  • 547 Dibenzepin

  • 548 Dibotermin

  • 549 Dibrompropamidine; except for ophthalmic use

  • 550 Dichloralphenazone

  • 551 Dichlorophen

  • 552 Dichlorphenamide

  • 553 Diclofenac; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except for external use

  • 554 Dicloxacillin

  • 555 Dicyclomine

  • 556 Didanosine

  • 557 Dienoestrol

  • 558 Dienogest

  • 559 Diethazine

  • 560 Diethylcarbamazine

  • 561 Diethylstilbestrol

  • 562 Diflorasone

  • 563 Diflucortolone

  • 564 Diflunisal

  • 565 Digitalis lanata

  • 566 Digitalis purpurea

  • 567 Digitoxin

  • 568 Digoxin

  • 569 Digoxin-specific antibody fragment

  • 570 Dihydralazine

  • 571 Dihydrocodeine

  • 572 Dihydroergotoxine

  • 573 Dihydrolone

  • 574 Dihydrotachysterol

  • 575 Diltiazem

  • 576 Dimenhydrinate; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 577 Dimercaprol

  • 578 Dimethandrostanolone

  • 579 Dimethazine

  • 580 Dimethindene; except for oral use

  • 581 Dimethothiazine

  • 582 Dimethoxanate

  • 583 Dimethyl sulphoxide

  • 584 Dinitrocresols

  • 585 Dinitronaphthols

  • 586 Dinitrophenols

  • 587 Dinitrothymols

  • 588 Dinoprost

  • 589 Dinoprostone

  • 590 Diperodon

  • 591 Diphemanil; except for dermal use

  • 592 Diphenhydramine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 593 Diphenidol

  • 594 Diphenoxylate; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 595 Diphenylpyraline

  • 596 Diphtheria toxoid

  • 597 Diphtheria vaccine

  • 598 Dipivefrin

  • 599 Dipyridamole

  • 600 Dirithromycin

  • 601 Disopyramide

  • 602 Distigmine

  • 603 Disulfiram

  • 604 Disulphamide

  • 605 Ditiocarb

  • 606 Dobutamine

  • 607 Docetaxel

  • 608 Dofetilide

  • 609 Dolasetron

  • 610 Domperidone

  • 611 Donepezil

  • 612 Dopamine

  • 613 Dopexamine

  • 614 Doripenem

  • 615 Dornase

  • 616 Dorzolamide

  • 617 Dothiepin

  • 618 Doxantrazole

  • 619 Doxapram

  • 620 Doxazosin

  • 621 Doxepin

  • 622 Doxorubicin

  • 623 Doxycycline

  • 624 Doxylamine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 625 Droperidol

  • 626 Drospirenone

  • 627 Drostanolone

  • 628 Drotrecogin

  • 629 Duboisia leichhardtii; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 630 Duboisia myoporides; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 631 Dulcin; at all strengths

  • 632 Duloxetine

  • 633 Dutasteride

  • 634 Dydrogesterone

  • 635 Econazole; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 636 Ecothiopate

  • 637 Ectylurea

  • 638 Edetic acid; in medicines containing more than 0.25%; except in contact lens preparations; except dicobalt edetate for the treatment of cyanide poisoning

  • 639 Edoxudine

  • 640 Edrophonium

  • 641 Efalizumab

  • 642 Efavirenz

  • 643 Eflornithine

  • 644 Eletriptan

  • 645 Eltrombopag olamine

  • 646 Emepronium

  • 647 Emetine; in medicines containing more than 0.2%

  • 648 Emtricitabine

  • 649 Enalapril

  • 650 Enestebol

  • 651 Enflurane

  • 652 Enfuvirtide

  • 653 Enoxacin

  • 654 Enoxaparin

  • 655 Enoximone

  • 656 Enprostil

  • 657 Entacapone

  • 658 Entecavir

  • 659 Ephedrine

  • 660 Epicillin

  • 661 Epinastine

  • 662 Epirubicin

  • 663 Epitiostanol

  • 664 Eplerenone

  • 665 Epoetins

  • 666 Epoprostenol

  • 667 Eprosartan

  • 668 Eptifibatide

  • 669 Ergocalciferol; in medicines containing more than 25 micrograms per recommended daily dose

  • 670 Ergometrine

  • 671 Ergot

  • 672 Ergotamine

  • 673 Ergotoxine

  • 674 Erlotinib

  • 675 Ertapenem

  • 676 Erysimum spp.; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 677 Erythromycin

  • 678 Erythropoietin

  • 679 Escitalopram

  • 680 Esmolol

  • 681 Esomeprazole

  • 682 Estazolam

  • 683 Estramustine

  • 684 Estropipate

  • 685 Etanercept

  • 686 Ethacrynic acid

  • 687 Ethambutol

  • 688 Ethamivan

  • 689 Ethanolamine; for injection

  • 690 Ethchlorvynol

  • 691 Ether; for anaesthesia

  • 692 Ethinamate

  • 693 Ethinyloestradiol

  • 694 Ethionamide

  • 695 Ethisterone

  • 696 Ethoglucid

  • 697 Ethoheptazine

  • 698 Ethopropazine

  • 699 Ethosuximide

  • 700 Ethotoin

  • 701 Ethoxzolamide

  • 702 Ethyl chloride; for inhalation

  • 703 Ethyl loflazepate

  • 704 Ethyldienolone

  • 705 Ethylhexanediol; at all strengths

  • 706 Ethyloestrenol

  • 707 Ethynodiol

  • 708 Etidocaine

  • 709 Etidronic acid; except in medicines for external use containing 1% or less

  • 710 Etilefrine

  • 711 Etodolac

  • 712 Etofenamate; except for external use

  • 713 Etonogestrel

  • 714 Etoposide

  • 715 Etoricoxib

  • 716 Etravirine

  • 717 Etretinate

  • 718 Everolimus

  • 719 Exemestane

  • 720 Exenatide

  • 721 Ezetimibe

  • 722 Factor VIII inhibitor bypassing fraction

  • 723 Famciclovir; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 724 Famotidine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 725 Fampridine

  • 726 Farfugium japonicum; at all strengths

  • 727 Felbinac; except for external use

  • 728 Felodipine

  • 729 Felypressin; except when combined with a local anaesthetic and used in practice by a dental therapist registered with the Dental Council

  • 730 Fenbufen

  • 731 Fenclofenac

  • 732 Fenfluramine

  • 733 Fenofibrate

  • 734 Fenoldopam

  • 735 Fenoprofen

  • 736 Fenoterol

  • 737 Fenpipramide

  • 738 Fenpiprane

  • 739 Fentanyl

  • 740 Fexofenadine; except for oral use

  • 741 Fibrin

  • 742 Fibrinolysin; except for external use

  • 743 Filgrastim

  • 744 Finasteride

  • 745 Flecainide

  • 746 Fleroxacin

  • 747 Floctafenine

  • 748 Fluanisone

  • 749 Fluclorolone

  • 750 Flucloxacillin

  • 751 Fluconazole; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 752 Flucytosine

  • 753 Fludarabine

  • 754 Fludiazepam

  • 755 Fludrocortisone

  • 756 Flufenamic acid

  • 757 Flumazenil

  • 758 Flumethasone

  • 759 Flumethiazide

  • 760 Flunisolide

  • 761 Flunitrazepam

  • 762 Fluocinolone

  • 763 Fluocinonide

  • 764 Fluocortin

  • 765 Fluocortolone

  • 766 Fluorescein; for injection

  • 767 Fluorides; for internal use in medicines containing more than 0.5 milligrams per dose unit except in medicines containing 15 milligrams or less per litre or per kilogram; except in parenteral nutrition replacement preparations; for external use in medicines containing more than 5.5 grams per litre or per kilogram except when supplied to a dental professional registered with the Dental Council

  • 768 Fluorometholone

  • 769 Fluorouracil

  • 770 Fluoxetine

  • 771 Fluoxymesterone

  • 772 Flupenthixol

  • 773 Fluphenazine

  • 774 Flurandrenolone

  • 775 Flurazepam dihydrochloride

  • 776 Flurbiprofen; except in locally acting oromucosal preparations containing 10 milligrams or less per dosage unit

  • 777 Fluroxene

  • 778 Fluspirilene

  • 779 Flutamide

  • 780 Fluticasone; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 781 Fluvastatin

  • 782 Fluvoxamine

  • 783 Folic acid; for injection except in parenteral nutrition replacement preparations

  • 784 Folinic acid; for injection

  • 785 Follicle-stimulating hormone; except in medicines containing 100 micrograms or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 786 Follitropin

  • 787 Fomivirsen

  • 788 Fondaparinux

  • 789 Formebolone

  • 790 Formestane

  • 791 Formoterol

  • 792 Fosamprenavir

  • 793 Fosaprepitant

  • 794 Foscarnet

  • 795 Fosfestrol

  • 796 Fosinopril

  • 797 Fosphenytoin

  • 798 Fotemustine

  • 799 Framycetin

  • 800 Fulvestrant

  • 801 Furaltadone

  • 802 Furazabol

  • 803 Furazolidone

  • 804 Furosemide

  • 805 Fusidic acid

  • 806 Gabapentin

  • 807 Galantamine

  • 808 Galanthus spp.

  • 809 Gallamine

  • 810 Galsulfase

  • 811 Ganciclovir

  • 812 Ganirelix

  • 813 Gatifloxacin

  • 814 Gefitinib

  • 815 Gemcitabine

  • 816 Gemeprost

  • 817 Gemfibrozil

  • 818 Gemifloxacin

  • 819 Gemtuzumab ozogamicin

  • 820 Gentamicin

  • 821 Gestodene

  • 822 Gestonorone

  • 823 Gestrinone

  • 824 Gitalin

  • 825 Glatiramer acetate

  • 826 Glibenclamide

  • 827 Glibornuride

  • 828 Gliclazide

  • 829 Glimepiride

  • 830 Glipizide

  • 831 Glisoxepide

  • 832 Glutathione; for injection

  • 833 Glyceryl trinitrate; for injection; for transdermal use; except in medicines containing 100 micrograms or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 834 Glycopyrronium; for injection

  • 835 Glymidine

  • 836 Golimumab

  • 837 Gonadorelin

  • 838 Gonadotrophic hormones; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 839 Goserelin

  • 840 Gramicidin

  • 841 Granisetron

  • 842 Grepafloxacin

  • 843 Griseofulvin

  • 844 Guaiphenesin; for oral use in medicines containing more than 2% or 200 milligrams per dose form except when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except for oral use in modified release form with a maximum recommended daily dose of not more than 2.4 grams sold in a pack containing not more than 5 days' supply approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a general sale medicine

  • 845 Guanabenz

  • 846 Guanethidine

  • 847 Guanidine

  • 848 Hachimycin

  • 849 Haematin

  • 850 Haemophilus influenzae vaccine; except in oral vaccines for the prophylaxis of bacterial complications of colds

  • 851 Halazepam

  • 852 Halcinonide

  • 853 Halofantrine

  • 854 Halofenate

  • 855 Haloperidol; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 856 Halothane

  • 857 Haloxazolam

  • 858 Halquinol; for internal use

  • 859 Heliotropium spp.; at all strengths

  • 860 Hemerocallis

  • 861 Heparins; for internal use; except when present as an excipient

  • 862 Hepatitis A vaccine

  • 863 Hepatitis B vaccine

  • 864 Hetacillin

  • 865 Hexachlorophane; in medicines containing more than 3%

  • 866 Hexamethonium

  • 867 Hexetidine; for internal use

  • 868 Hexobendine

  • 869 Hexocyclium

  • 870 Hexoprenaline

  • 871 Histamine; in medicines containing more than 0.5%

  • 872 Homatropine

  • 873 Human chorionic gonadotrophin; except in pregnancy test kits

  • 874 Human papillomavirus vaccine

  • 875 Human protein C

  • 876 Hyaluronic acid; in injections or implants for tissue augmentation or cosmetic use

  • 877 Hydralazine

  • 878 Hydrargaphen

  • 879 Hydrochlorothiazide

  • 880 Hydrocortisone; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 881 Hydrocyanic acid; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except in medicines containing 1 microgram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 882 Hydroflumethiazide

  • 883 Hydromorphone

  • 884 Hydroquinone; except in medicines for external use containing 2% or less

  • 885 Hydroxychloroquine

  • 886 Hydroxyephedrine

  • 887 Hydroxyphenamate

  • 888 Hydroxyprogesterone

  • 889 Hydroxystenozol

  • 890 Hydroxyurea

  • 891 Hydroxyzine

  • 892 Hylan polymer; in injections or implants for tissue augmentation or cosmetic use

  • 893 Hyoscine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except in medicines containing 300 micrograms or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 894 Hyoscine butylbromide; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 895 Hyoscyamine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except in medicines containing 300 micrograms or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 896 Hyoscyamus niger; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except in medicines containing 300 micrograms or less of total solanaceous alkaloids per litre or per kilogram

  • 897 Hypothalamic releasing factors

  • 898 Hypromellose; for injection; except in intraocular viscoelastic products

  • 899 Ibandronic acid

  • 900 Ibogaine

  • 901 Ibritumomab tiuxetan

  • 902 Ibufenac

  • 903 Ibuprofen; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 904 Ibuterol

  • 905 Ibutilide

  • 906 Idarubicin

  • 907 Idoxuridine; except for dermal use in medicines containing 0.5% or less

  • 908 Idursulfase

  • 909 Ifosfamide

  • 910 Iloprost

  • 911 Imatinib

  • 912 Imiglucerase

  • 913 Imipenem

  • 914 Imipramine

  • 915 Imiquimod

  • 916 Immunoglobulins

  • 917 Indapamide

  • 918 Indinavir

  • 919 Indomethacin; except for external use in medicines containing 1% or less; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 920 Indoprofen

  • 921 Indoramin

  • 922 Infliximab

  • 923 Influenza and coryza vaccines; for injection; for nasal use

  • 924 Insulins

  • 925 Interferons

  • 926 Interleukins

  • 927 Iodothiouracil

  • 928 Ipecacuanha; except in medicines containing less than 0.2% of emetine

  • 929 Ipratropium; except for nasal use

  • 930 Ipriflavone

  • 931 Iprindole

  • 932 Iproniazid

  • 933 Irbesartan

  • 934 Irinotecan

  • 935 Iron; for injection except in parenteral nutrition replacement preparations

  • 936 Isoaminile

  • 937 Isoamyl nitrite

  • 938 Isobutyl nitrite

  • 939 Isocarboxazid

  • 940 Isoconazole; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 941 Isoetarine

  • 942 Isoflurane

  • 943 Isometheptene

  • 944 Isoniazid

  • 945 Isoprenaline

  • 946 Isoprinosine

  • 947 Isopropamide; except for dermal use in preparations containing 2% or less

  • 948 Isosorbide dinitrate

  • 949 Isosorbide mononitrate

  • 950 Isotretinoin

  • 951 Isoxicam

  • 952 Isoxsuprine

  • 953 Isradipine

  • 954 Itraconazole

  • 955 Ivabradine

  • 956 Ivermectin

  • 957 Ixabepilone

  • 958 Japanese encephalitis vaccine

  • 959 Juniperus sabina; at all strengths

  • 960 Kanamycin

  • 961 Ketamine

  • 962 Ketanserin

  • 963 Ketazolam

  • 964 Ketoconazole; except for dermal use

  • 965 Ketoprofen; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except for dermal use

  • 966 Ketorolac

  • 967 Ketotifen; except for ophthalmic use in medicines containing 0.025% or less

  • 968 Khellin

  • 969 Labetalol

  • 970 Lacidipine

  • 971 Lacosamide

  • 972 Lamivudine

  • 973 Lamotrigine

  • 974 Lanatosides

  • 975 Lanreotide

  • 976 Lansoprazole; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 977 Lanthanum

  • 978 Lapatinib

  • 979 Laronidase-rch

  • 980 Laropiprant

  • 981 Latamoxef

  • 982 Latanoprost

  • 983 Laudexium

  • 984 Lauromacrogols; for injection

  • 985 Lead

  • 986 Lefetamine

  • 987 Leflunomide

  • 988 Lenalidomide

  • 989 Lenograstim

  • 990 Lepirudin

  • 991 Leptazol

  • 992 Lercanidipine

  • 993 Letrozole

  • 994 Leucovorin; for injection

  • 995 Leuprorelin

  • 996 Levallorphan

  • 997 Levamisole

  • 998 Levetiracetam

  • 999 Levobunolol

  • 1000 Levobupivacaine

  • 1001 Levocabastine; except for nasal or ophthalmic use

  • 1002 Levocetirizine; except for oral use

  • 1003 Levodopa

  • 1004 Levomepromazine

  • 1005 Levonorgestrel; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except in medicines for use as emergency post-coital contraception when sold by nurses recognised by their professional body as having competency in the field of sexual and reproductive health

  • 1006 Levosimendan

  • 1007 Lidoflazine

  • 1008 Lignocaine; for injection except when used as a local anaesthetic in practice by a nurse whose scope of practice permits the performance of general nursing functions or by a podiatrist registered with the Podiatry Board or dental therapist registered with the Dental Council; for oral use except in throat lozenges containing 30 milligrams or less per dose form; for ophthalmic use except when used in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board; for external use in medicines containing more than 10%

  • 1009 Ligularia dentata; at all strengths

  • 1010 Lincomycin

  • 1011 Lindane; except for external use in medicines containing 2% or less

  • 1012 Linezolid

  • 1013 Liothyronine

  • 1014 Liraglutide

  • 1015 Lisinopril

  • 1016 Lisuride

  • 1017 Lithium; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except when present as an excipient in dermal medicines containing 0.25% or less

  • 1018 Lodoxamide; except in medicines for ophthalmic use

  • 1019 Lofexidine

  • 1020 Lomefloxacin

  • 1021 Lomustine

  • 1022 Loperamide; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1023 Lopinavir

  • 1024 Loprazolam

  • 1025 Loracarbef

  • 1026 Loratadine; except for oral use

  • 1027 Lorazepam

  • 1028 Lormetazepam

  • 1029 Losartan

  • 1030 Loxapine

  • 1031 Lumefantrine

  • 1032 Lumiracoxib

  • 1033 Luteinising hormone

  • 1034 Lymecycline

  • 1035 Mafenide

  • 1036 Mannomustine

  • 1037 Maprotiline

  • 1038 Maraviroc

  • 1039 Mazindol

  • 1040 Measles vaccine

  • 1041 Mebanazine

  • 1042 Mebeverine

  • 1043 Mebhydrolin

  • 1044 Mebolazine

  • 1045 Mebutamate

  • 1046 Mecamylamine

  • 1047 Mecasermin

  • 1048 Mecillinam

  • 1049 Meclocycline

  • 1050 Meclofenamate

  • 1051 Meclofenoxate

  • 1052 Meclozine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1053 Medazepam

  • 1054 Medigoxin

  • 1055 Medroxyprogesterone

  • 1056 Medrysone

  • 1057 Mefenamic acid; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1058 Mefloquine

  • 1059 Mefruside

  • 1060 Megestrol

  • 1061 Melagatran

  • 1062 Melatonin

  • 1063 Melengestrol

  • 1064 Melia azedarach; at all strengths

  • 1065 Meloxicam

  • 1066 Melphalan

  • 1067 Memantine

  • 1068 Meningococcal vaccine

  • 1069 Menotrophin

  • 1070 Mepacrine

  • 1071 Mepenzolate

  • 1072 Mephenesin

  • 1073 Mephentermine

  • 1074 Mepindolol

  • 1075 Mepitiostane

  • 1076 Mepivacaine

  • 1077 Meprobamate

  • 1078 Meptazinol

  • 1079 Mepyramine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1080 Mequitazine

  • 1081 Mercaptomerin

  • 1082 Mercaptopurine

  • 1083 Mercury; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 1084 Meropenem

  • 1085 Mersalyl

  • 1086 Mesabolone

  • 1087 Mesalazine

  • 1088 Mesna

  • 1089 Mestanolone

  • 1090 Mesterolone

  • 1091 Mestranol

  • 1092 Metamfetamine

  • 1093 Metandienone

  • 1094 Metaraminol

  • 1095 Metenolone

  • 1096 Metergoline

  • 1097 Metformin

  • 1098 Methacholine

  • 1099 Methacycline

  • 1100 Methadone

  • 1101 Methallenoestril

  • 1102 Methandriol

  • 1103 Methanthelinium

  • 1104 Methazolamide

  • 1105 Methdilazine; except for oral use

  • 1106 Methicillin

  • 1107 Methimazole

  • 1108 Methisazone

  • 1109 Methixene

  • 1110 Methocarbamol

  • 1111 Methohexitone

  • 1112 Methoin

  • 1113 Methotrexate

  • 1114 Methoxamine; except for external use

  • 1115 Methoxsalen

  • 1116 Methoxyflurane

  • 1117 Methsuximide

  • 1118 Methyclothiazide

  • 1119 Methyl aminolevulinate

  • 1120 Methyl androstanolone

  • 1121 Methyl clostebol

  • 1122 Methyl mercury; except in medicines containing 300 micrograms or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 1123 Methyl salicylate; for internal use except when present as an excipient in medicines containing 1.04% or less per dose form

  • 1124 Methyl trienolone

  • 1125 Methyldopa

  • 1126 Methylene blue; for injection

  • 1127 Methylergometrine

  • 1128 Methylnaltrexone

  • 1129 Methylpentynol

  • 1130 Methylphenidate

  • 1131 Methylphenobarbital

  • 1132 Methylprednisolone

  • 1133 Methyltestosterone

  • 1134 Methylthiouracil

  • 1135 Methyprylon

  • 1136 Methysergide

  • 1137 Metoclopramide; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1138 Metolazone

  • 1139 Metoprolol

  • 1140 Metribolone

  • 1141 Metrifonate

  • 1142 Metronidazole

  • 1143 Metyrapone

  • 1144 Mexiletine

  • 1145 Mezlocillin

  • 1146 Mianserin

  • 1147 Mibefradil

  • 1148 Mibolerone

  • 1149 Miconazole; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1150 Midazolam

  • 1151 Midodrine

  • 1152 Mifepristone

  • 1153 Miglitol

  • 1154 Miglustat

  • 1155 Milrinone

  • 1156 Minocycline

  • 1157 Minoxidil; except for dermal use in medicines containing 5% or less

  • 1158 Mirtazapine

  • 1159 Misoprostol

  • 1160 Mitobronitol

  • 1161 Mitomycin

  • 1162 Mitoxantrone

  • 1163 Mitragyna speciosa

  • 1164 Mitragynine

  • 1165 Mivacurium

  • 1166 Moclobemide

  • 1167 Modafinil

  • 1168 Molgramostim

  • 1169 Molindone

  • 1170 Mometasone; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1171 Monobenzone

  • 1172 Monoclonal antibodies; except in pregnancy test kits

  • 1173 Montelukast

  • 1174 Moperone

  • 1175 Morazone

  • 1176 Moricizine

  • 1177 Morphine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1178 Motrazepam

  • 1179 Motretinide

  • 1180 Moxifloxacin

  • 1181 Mumps vaccine

  • 1182 Mupirocin

  • 1183 Muraglitazar

  • 1184 Muromonab

  • 1185 Mustine

  • 1186 Mycophenolic acid

  • 1187 Nabilone

  • 1188 Nabumetone

  • 1189 Nadolol

  • 1190 Nadroparin

  • 1191 Nafarelin

  • 1192 Naftidrofuryl

  • 1193 Nalbuphine

  • 1194 Nalidixic acid

  • 1195 Nalorphine

  • 1196 Naloxone

  • 1197 Naltrexone

  • 1198 Nandrolone

  • 1199 Naproxen; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1200 Naratriptan

  • 1201 Natalizumab

  • 1202 Natamycin

  • 1203 Nateglinide

  • 1204 Nebacumab

  • 1205 Nebivolol

  • 1206 Nedocromil

  • 1207 Nefazodone

  • 1208 Nefopam

  • 1209 Nelfinavir

  • 1210 Neomycin

  • 1211 Neostigmine

  • 1212 Nepafenac

  • 1213 Nerium oleander

  • 1214 Nesiritide

  • 1215 Netilmicin

  • 1216 Nevirapine

  • 1217 Nialamide

  • 1218 Nicardipine

  • 1219 Nicergoline

  • 1220 Nicofuranose

  • 1221 Nicorandil

  • 1222 Nicotine; for nasal use except when sold from a smoking cessation clinic run under the auspices of a registered medical practitioner; in medicines other than for smoking cessation

  • 1223 Nicotinic acid except nicotinamide; in medicines containing more than 250 milligrams per dose form

  • 1224 Nicoumalone

  • 1225 Nifedipine

  • 1226 Nifenazone

  • 1227 Nikethamide

  • 1228 Nilotinib

  • 1229 Nilutamide

  • 1230 Nimesulide

  • 1231 Nimetazepam

  • 1232 Nimodipine

  • 1233 Nimorazole

  • 1234 Niridazole

  • 1235 Nisoldipine

  • 1236 Nitrazepam

  • 1237 Nitrendipine

  • 1238 Nitric oxide

  • 1239 Nitrofurantoin

  • 1240 Nitrofurazone

  • 1241 Nitrous oxide

  • 1242 Nitroxoline

  • 1243 Nizatidine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1244 Nomifensine

  • 1245 Noradrenaline

  • 1246 Norandrostenolone

  • 1247 Norbolethone

  • 1248 Norclostebol

  • 1249 Nordazepam

  • 1250 Norelgestromin

  • 1251 Norethandrolone

  • 1252 Norethisterone

  • 1253 Norfloxacin

  • 1254 Norgestrel

  • 1255 Noribogaine

  • 1256 Normethandrone

  • 1257 Nortriptyline

  • 1258 Noxiptyline

  • 1259 Nux vomica; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less per litre or per kilogram of strychnine

  • 1260 Nystatin; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1261 Octamylamine

  • 1262 Octatropine

  • 1263 Octreotide

  • 1264 Octyl nitrite

  • 1265 Oestradiol; except in medicines containing 10 micrograms or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 1266 Oestriol

  • 1267 Oestrogens

  • 1268 Oestrone; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 1269 Ofloxacin

  • 1270 Olanzapine

  • 1271 Oleandomycin

  • 1272 Oleandrin

  • 1273 Olmesartan

  • 1274 Olopatadine

  • 1275 Olsalazine

  • 1276 Omalizumab

  • 1277 Omeprazole; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1278 Ondansetron

  • 1279 Opipramol

  • 1280 Opium; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1281 Orciprenaline

  • 1282 Orlistat; except in medicines for weight control containing 120 milligrams or less per dose form

  • 1283 Ornidazole

  • 1284 Ornipressin

  • 1285 Orphenadrine

  • 1286 Orthopterin

  • 1287 Oseltamivir; except when sold in a pharmacy between the months of April to November inclusive by a registered pharmacist who is satisfied that the medicine is for the treatment of a consumer who is resident in New Zealand, is 12 years of age or more, and currently has the symptoms of influenza

  • 1288 Ouabain

  • 1289 Ovandrotone

  • 1290 Oxabolone

  • 1291 Oxacillin

  • 1292 Oxaliplatin

  • 1293 Oxandrolone

  • 1294 Oxaprozin

  • 1295 Oxazepam

  • 1296 Oxazolam

  • 1297 Oxcarbazepine

  • 1298 Oxedrine; in medicines containing more than 30 milligrams per recommended daily dose

  • 1299 Oxetacaine; except for internal use

  • 1300 Oxiconazole; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1301 Oxitropium

  • 1302 Oxolamine

  • 1303 Oxolinic acid

  • 1304 Oxpentifylline

  • 1305 Oxprenolol

  • 1306 Oxybuprocaine; except when used in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

  • 1307 Oxybutynin

  • 1308 Oxycodone

  • 1309 Oxymesterone

  • 1310 Oxymetholone

  • 1311 Oxyphenbutazone

  • 1312 Oxyphencyclimine

  • 1313 Oxyphenisatin; at all strengths

  • 1314 Oxyphenonium

  • 1315 Oxytetracycline

  • 1316 Oxytocin; except in medicines containing 1 microgram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 1317 Paclitaxel

  • 1318 Palifermin

  • 1319 Paliperidone

  • 1320 Palivizumab

  • 1321 Palonosetron

  • 1322 Pamaquin

  • 1323 Pamidronic acid

  • 1324 Pancreatic enzymes; in medicines containing more than 20 000 BP units of lipase activity

  • 1325 Pancuronium

  • 1326 Panitumumab

  • 1327 Pantoprazole; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1328 Papaveretum

  • 1329 Papaverine; for injection

  • 1330 Paracetamol; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1331 Paraldehyde

  • 1332 Paramethadione

  • 1333 Paramethasone

  • 1334 Parecoxib

  • 1335 Paricalcitol

  • 1336 Paromomycin

  • 1337 Paroxetine

  • 1338 Pazopanib

  • 1339 Pecazine

  • 1340 Pefloxacin

  • 1341 Pegaptanib

  • 1342 Pegfilgrastim

  • 1343 Peginterferon

  • 1344 Pegvisomant

  • 1345 Pemetrexed

  • 1346 Pemoline

  • 1347 Pempidine

  • 1348 Penbutolol

  • 1349 Penciclovir; except for external use for the treatment of herpes labialis

  • 1350 Penicillamine

  • 1351 Pentaerythrityl tetranitrate

  • 1352 Pentagastrin

  • 1353 Pentamethonium

  • 1354 Pentamidine

  • 1355 Pentazocine

  • 1356 Penthienate

  • 1357 Pentolinium

  • 1358 Pentosan polysulfate sodium

  • 1359 Pentoxifylline

  • 1360 Pergolide

  • 1361 Perhexiline

  • 1362 Pericyazine

  • 1363 Perindopril

  • 1364 Permethrin; in medicines containing more than 5%

  • 1365 Perphenazine

  • 1366 Pertussis antigen

  • 1367 Pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine

  • 1368 Pethidine

  • 1369 Phenacemide

  • 1370 Phenacetin; except when present as an excipient

  • 1371 Phenaglycodol

  • 1372 Phenazone; except for external use

  • 1373 Phenazopyridine

  • 1374 Phenelzine

  • 1375 Pheneticillin

  • 1376 Phenformin

  • 1377 Phenglutarimide

  • 1378 Phenindione

  • 1379 Pheniramine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1380 Phenisatin

  • 1381 Phenobarbital

  • 1382 Phenol; for injection

  • 1383 Phenolphthalein

  • 1384 Phenoperidine

  • 1385 Phenoxybenzamine

  • 1386 Phenoxymethylpenicillin

  • 1387 Phensuximide

  • 1388 Phentermine

  • 1389 Phenthimentonium

  • 1390 Phentolamine

  • 1391 Phenylbutazone

  • 1392 Phenylephrine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1393 Phenylpropanolamine

  • 1394 Phenyltoloxamine

  • 1395 Phenytoin

  • 1396 Pholcodine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1397 Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors; except when present as an unmodified, naturally occurring substance; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1398 Phthalylsulfathiazole

  • 1399 Physostigmine

  • 1400 Picric acid

  • 1401 Picrotoxin

  • 1402 Pilocarpine; except in medicines containing 0.025% or less

  • 1403 Pimecrolimus

  • 1404 Pimozide

  • 1405 Pinacidil

  • 1406 Pinazepam

  • 1407 Pindolol

  • 1408 Pioglitazone

  • 1409 Pipecuronium

  • 1410 Pipemidic acid

  • 1411 Pipenzolate

  • 1412 Piperacillin

  • 1413 Piperidine

  • 1414 Piperidolate

  • 1415 Pipobroman

  • 1416 Pipothiazine

  • 1417 Pipradrol

  • 1418 Piracetam

  • 1419 Pirbuterol

  • 1420 Pirenoxine

  • 1421 Pirenzepine

  • 1422 Piretanide

  • 1423 Piroxicam; except for external use

  • 1424 Pirprofen

  • 1425 Pituitary hormones

  • 1426 Pivampicillin

  • 1427 Pizotifen

  • 1428 Plicamycin

  • 1429 Pneumococcal vaccine; except in oral vaccines for the prophylaxis of bacterial complications of colds

  • 1430 Podophyllotoxin; for internal use; for external use for the treatment of anogenital warts; for other external use in medicines containing more than 1%; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less of podophyllin per litre or per kilogram

  • 1431 Podophyllum emodi; for internal use; for external use for the treatment of anogenital warts; for other external use in medicines containing more than 20% of podophyllin; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less of podophyllin per litre or per kilogram

  • 1432 Podophyllum peltatum; for internal use; for external use for the treatment of anogenital warts; for other external use in medicines containing more than 20% of podophyllin; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less of podophyllin per litre or per kilogram

  • 1433 Polidexide

  • 1434 Poliomyelitis vaccine

  • 1435 Polyacrylamide; in injections or implants for tissue augmentation or cosmetic use

  • 1436 Polyestradiol

  • 1437 Polylactic acid; in injections or implants for tissue augmentation or cosmetic use

  • 1438 Polymyxin

  • 1439 Polysulfated glycosaminoglycans; for injection except in intraocular viscoelastic products

  • 1440 Polythiazide

  • 1441 Poractant alfa

  • 1442 Posaconazole

  • 1443 Potassium bromide

  • 1444 Potassium perchlorate

  • 1445 Practolol

  • 1446 Pralidoxime

  • 1447 Pramipexole

  • 1448 Pramocaine

  • 1449 Prampine

  • 1450 Prasterone

  • 1451 Prasugrel

  • 1452 Pravastatin

  • 1453 Prazepam

  • 1454 Praziquantel

  • 1455 Prazosin

  • 1456 Prednisolone

  • 1457 Prednisone

  • 1458 Pregabalin

  • 1459 Pregnenolone

  • 1460 Prenalterol

  • 1461 Prenylamine

  • 1462 Prilocaine; for injection except when used as a local anaesthetic in practice by a dental therapist registered with the Dental Council; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1463 Primaquine

  • 1464 Primidone

  • 1465 Probenecid

  • 1466 Probucol

  • 1467 Procainamide

  • 1468 Procaine

  • 1469 Procaine penicillin

  • 1470 Procarbazine

  • 1471 Prochlorperazine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except when sold for the treatment of nausea associated with emergency contraception by pharmacists or nurses accredited to sell levonorgestrel for emergency contraception

  • 1472 Procyclidine; except for dermal use in medicines containing 5% or less

  • 1473 Progesterone; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 1474 Progestogens

  • 1475 Proglumide

  • 1476 Proguanil

  • 1477 Prolintane

  • 1478 Promazine

  • 1479 Promethazine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1480 Promoxolane

  • 1481 Propafenone

  • 1482 Propamidine; except for ophthalmic use

  • 1483 Propanidid

  • 1484 Propantheline

  • 1485 Propetandrol

  • 1486 Propionibacterium acnes

  • 1487 Propofol

  • 1488 Propranolol; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 1489 Propylthiouracil

  • 1490 Propyphenazone

  • 1491 Proquazone

  • 1492 Proscillaridin

  • 1493 Prostaglandins

  • 1494 Protamine

  • 1495 Prothionamide

  • 1496 Prothipendyl

  • 1497 Protirelin

  • 1498 Protoveratrines

  • 1499 Protriptyline

  • 1500 Proxymetacaine; except when used in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

  • 1501 Pseudoephedrine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1502 Pulmonaria spp.; at all strengths

  • 1503 Pyrazinamide

  • 1504 Pyridinolcarbamate

  • 1505 Pyridostigmine

  • 1506 Pyridoxal; in medicines containing more than 200 milligrams per recommended daily dose

  • 1507 Pyridoxamine; in medicines containing more than 200 milligrams per recommended daily dose

  • 1508 Pyridoxine; in medicines containing more than 200 milligrams per recommended daily dose

  • 1509 Pyrimethamine

  • 1510 Pyrvinium

  • 1511 Quazepam

  • 1512 Quetiapine

  • 1513 Quinagolide

  • 1514 Quinapril

  • 1515 Quinbolone

  • 1516 Quinethazone

  • 1517 Quinidine

  • 1518 Quinine; except in medicines containing 50 milligrams or less per recommended daily dose

  • 1519 Quinisocaine

  • 1520 Quinupristin

  • 1521 Rabeprazole

  • 1522 Rabies vaccine

  • 1523 Raloxifene

  • 1524 Raltegravir

  • 1525 Raltitrexed

  • 1526 Ramipril

  • 1527 Ranibizumab

  • 1528 Ranitidine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except in medicines containing 150 milligrams or less per dose unit that have received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to their distribution as general sale medicines and that are sold in the manufacturer's original pack containing not more than 7 days' supply

  • 1529 Rapacuronium

  • 1530 Rasagiline

  • 1531 Rasburicase

  • 1532 Rauwolfia serpentina

  • 1533 Rauwolfia vomitoria

  • 1534 Razoxane

  • 1535 Reboxetine

  • 1536 Remifentanil

  • 1537 Remoxipride

  • 1538 Repaglinide

  • 1539 Reserpine

  • 1540 Reteplase

  • 1541 Ribavirin

  • 1542 Rifabutin

  • 1543 Rifampicin

  • 1544 Rifamycin

  • 1545 Rifapentine

  • 1546 Riluzole

  • 1547 Rimexolone

  • 1548 Rimiterol

  • 1549 Rimonabant

  • 1550 Risedronic acid

  • 1551 Risperidone

  • 1552 Ritodrine

  • 1553 Ritonavir

  • 1554 Rituximab

  • 1555 Rivaroxaban

  • 1556 Rivastigmine

  • 1557 Rizatriptan; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1558 Rocuronium

  • 1559 Rofecoxib

  • 1560 Roflumilast

  • 1561 Rolitetracycline

  • 1562 Romiplostim

  • 1563 Ropinirole

  • 1564 Ropivacaine

  • 1565 Rosiglitazone

  • 1566 Rosoxacin

  • 1567 Rosuvastatin

  • 1568 Rotavirus vaccine

  • 1569 Rotigotine

  • 1570 Roxibolone

  • 1571 Roxithromycin

  • 1572 Rubella vaccine

  • 1573 Ruboxistaurin

  • 1574 Sabadilla; except in preparations containing 10 milligrams or less of total alkaloids of Schoenocaulon officinale per litre or per kilogram

  • 1575 Safrole; for internal use except in medicines containing 0.1% or less

  • 1576 Salbutamol

  • 1577 Salcatonin

  • 1578 Salmeterol

  • 1579 Saquinavir

  • 1580 Saxagliptin

  • 1581 Schoenocaulon officinale; except in preparations containing 10 milligrams or less of total alkaloids of Schoenocaulon officinale per litre or per kilogram

  • 1582 Scopolia carniolica

  • 1583 Secbutabarbital

  • 1584 Secobarbital

  • 1585 Selegiline

  • 1586 Selenium; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule; except for oral use in medicines containing 150 micrograms or less per recommended daily dose; except for external use in medicines containing 3.5% or less of selenium sulphide

  • 1587 Sermorelin

  • 1588 Sertindole

  • 1589 Sertraline

  • 1590 Serum, dried human

  • 1591 Sevelamer

  • 1592 Sevoflurane

  • 1593 Sex hormones and all substances having sex hormone activity

  • 1594 Sialoepoetin

  • 1595 Sibutramine

  • 1596 Silandrone

  • 1597 Sildenafil and its structural analogues

  • 1598 Silicones; for injection

  • 1599 Silver sulfadiazine; except for external use in packs containing 50 grams or less

  • 1600 Simvastatin

  • 1601 Sirolimus

  • 1602 Sisomicin

  • 1603 Sitagliptin

  • 1604 Sitaxentan

  • 1605 Sodium bromide

  • 1606 Sodium cellulose phosphate; for internal use

  • 1607 Sodium cromoglycate; except for nasal and ophthalmic use

  • 1608 Sodium morrhuate; for injection

  • 1609 Sodium nitroprusside

  • 1610 Sodium phosphate; in oral laxative preparations

  • 1611 Sodium polystyrene sulphonate

  • 1612 Sodium tetradecyl sulphate; for injection

  • 1613 Solasadine

  • 1614 Solifenacin

  • 1615 Somatostatin

  • 1616 Somatropin

  • 1617 Sontoquine

  • 1618 Sorafenib

  • 1619 Sotalol

  • 1620 Sparfloxacin

  • 1621 Sparteine

  • 1622 Spectinomycin

  • 1623 Spiramycin

  • 1624 Spirapril

  • 1625 Spironolactone

  • 1626 Stanolone

  • 1627 Stanozolol

  • 1628 Staphylococcus aureus vaccine; except in oral vaccines for the prophylaxis of bacterial complications of colds

  • 1629 Stavudine

  • 1630 Stenbolone

  • 1631 Steroid hormones

  • 1632 Stilboestrol

  • 1633 Stramonium; except for oral use where specified elsewhere in this schedule; except Datura stramonium or Datura tatula for smoking or burning

  • 1634 Streptococcus beta-haemolyticus vaccine; except in oral vaccines for the prophylaxis of bacterial complications of colds

  • 1635 Streptodornase

  • 1636 Streptokinase

  • 1637 Streptomycin

  • 1638 Strontium ranelate

  • 1639 Strophanthins

  • 1640 Strophanthus spp.

  • 1641 Strychnos spp.; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less per litre or per kilogram of strychnine

  • 1642 Styramate

  • 1643 Succimer

  • 1644 Sufentanil

  • 1645 Sugammadex

  • 1646 Sulbactam

  • 1647 Sulconazole; except for dermal use

  • 1648 Sulfacetamide; except for ophthalmic use in medicines containing 10% or less

  • 1649 Sulfadiazine; except silver sulfadiazine for external use in pack sizes of 50 grams or less

  • 1650 Sulfadimethoxine

  • 1651 Sulfadimidine

  • 1652 Sulfadoxine

  • 1653 Sulfafurazole

  • 1654 Sulfaguanidine

  • 1655 Sulfamerazine

  • 1656 Sulfamethizole

  • 1657 Sulfamethoxazole

  • 1658 Sulfamethoxydiazine

  • 1659 Sulfamethoxypyridazine

  • 1660 Sulfametrole

  • 1661 Sulfamonomethoxine

  • 1662 Sulfamoxole

  • 1663 Sulfaphenazole

  • 1664 Sulfapyridine

  • 1665 Sulfasalazine

  • 1666 Sulfathiazole

  • 1667 Sulfatroxazole

  • 1668 Sulfinpyrazone

  • 1669 Sulfomyxin

  • 1670 Sulfonmethane

  • 1671 Sulindac

  • 1672 Sultamicillin

  • 1673 Sulthiame

  • 1674 Sumatriptan; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1675 Sunitinib

  • 1676 Suprofen

  • 1677 Sutilains

  • 1678 Suxamethonium

  • 1679 Suxethonium

  • 1680 T cell receptor antibody

  • 1681 Tacrine

  • 1682 Tacrolimus

  • 1683 Tadalafil and its structural analogues

  • 1684 Tamoxifen

  • 1685 Tamsulosin

  • 1686 Tanacetum vulgare; in medicines containing more than 0.8% of oil of tansy

  • 1687 Tapentadol

  • 1688 Tasonermin

  • 1689 Tazarotene

  • 1690 Tazobactam

  • 1691 Tegafur

  • 1692 Tegaserod

  • 1693 Teicoplanin

  • 1694 Telbivudine

  • 1695 Telithromycin

  • 1696 Telmisartan

  • 1697 Temazepam

  • 1698 Temozolomide

  • 1699 Temsirolimus

  • 1700 Tenecteplase

  • 1701 Teniposide

  • 1702 Tenofovir

  • 1703 Tenoxicam

  • 1704 Terazosin

  • 1705 Terbinafine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1706 Terbutaline

  • 1707 Terfenadine

  • 1708 Teriparatide

  • 1709 Terlipressin

  • 1710 Terodiline

  • 1711 Teropterin

  • 1712 Testolactone

  • 1713 Testosterone; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 1714 Tetanus antitoxin

  • 1715 Tetanus toxoid

  • 1716 Tetanus vaccine

  • 1717 Tetrabenazine

  • 1718 Tetracosactrin

  • 1719 Tetracycline

  • 1720 Tetraethylammonium

  • 1721 Tetrahydrocannabinol

  • 1722 Tetrazepam

  • 1723 Tetroxoprim

  • 1724 Thalidomide

  • 1725 Thenyldiamine

  • 1726 Theophylline; except in liquid form for oral use in medicines containing 2% or less

  • 1727 Thevetia peruviana

  • 1728 Thevetin

  • 1729 Thiambutosine

  • 1730 Thiazosulfone

  • 1731 Thiethylperazine

  • 1732 Thioacetazone

  • 1733 Thiocarlide

  • 1734 Thioguanine

  • 1735 Thiomesterone

  • 1736 Thiopentone

  • 1737 Thiopropazate

  • 1738 Thioproperazine

  • 1739 Thioridazine

  • 1740 Thiotepa

  • 1741 Thiothixene

  • 1742 Thiouracil

  • 1743 Thiourea; except in medicines containing 0.1% or less

  • 1744 Thymoxamine

  • 1745 Thyroid

  • 1746 Thyrotrophin

  • 1747 Thyrotrophin-releasing factor

  • 1748 Thyroxine; except in medicines containing 10 micrograms or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 1749 Tiagabine

  • 1750 Tiaprofenic acid

  • 1751 Tiaramide

  • 1752 Tibolone

  • 1753 Ticarcillin

  • 1754 Ticlopidine

  • 1755 Tiemonium

  • 1756 Tienilic acid

  • 1757 Tigecycline

  • 1758 Tigloidine

  • 1759 Tiletamine

  • 1760 Tilidine

  • 1761 Tiludronic acid

  • 1762 Timolol

  • 1763 Tinidazole

  • 1764 Tinzaparin

  • 1765 Tioconazole; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1766 Tiotropium

  • 1767 Tipepidine

  • 1768 Tiprinavir

  • 1769 Tirilazad

  • 1770 Tirofiban

  • 1771 Tobramycin

  • 1772 Tocainide

  • 1773 Tocilizumab

  • 1774 Tolazamide

  • 1775 Tolazoline

  • 1776 Tolbutamide

  • 1777 Tolcapone

  • 1778 Tolfenamic acid

  • 1779 Tolmetin

  • 1780 Tolonium

  • 1781 Tolpropamine

  • 1782 Tolrestat

  • 1783 Tolterodine

  • 1784 Topiramate

  • 1785 Topotecan

  • 1786 Torasemide

  • 1787 Toremifene

  • 1788 Toxoids; for injection

  • 1789 Tramadol

  • 1790 Trandolapril

  • 1791 Tranexamic acid

  • 1792 Tranylcypromine

  • 1793 Trastuzumab

  • 1794 Travoprost

  • 1795 Trazodone

  • 1796 Trenbolone

  • 1797 Treosulphan

  • 1798 Treprostinil

  • 1799 Trestolone

  • 1800 Tretamine

  • 1801 Tretinoin

  • 1802 Triacetyloleandomycin

  • 1803 Triamcinolone; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1804 Triamterene

  • 1805 Triaziquone

  • 1806 Triazolam

  • 1807 Trichlormethiazide

  • 1808 Trichloroacetic acid; except for external use in medicines containing 12.5% or less for the treatment of warts other than anogenital warts

  • 1809 Trichloroethylene

  • 1810 Trichodesma africana; at all strengths

  • 1811 Triclofos

  • 1812 Tricyclamol

  • 1813 Tridihexethyl

  • 1814 Trifluoperazine

  • 1815 Trifluperidol

  • 1816 Triflupromazine

  • 1817 Trimeprazine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1818 Trimetaphan

  • 1819 Trimethoprim

  • 1820 Trimipramine

  • 1821 Trimustine

  • 1822 Trinitrophenol

  • 1823 Trioxysalen

  • 1824 Triparanol; at all strengths

  • 1825 Triple antigen vaccine

  • 1826 Triprolidine; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1827 Triptorelin

  • 1828 Troglitazone

  • 1829 Trometamol; for injection in medicines containing more than 3%

  • 1830 Tropicamide; except when used in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

  • 1831 Tropisetron

  • 1832 Trovafloxacin

  • 1833 Troxidone

  • 1834 Tryptophan; in medicines containing more than 100 milligrams per recommended daily dose except in parenteral nutrition replacement preparations

  • 1835 Tuberculosis vaccine

  • 1836 Tubocurarine

  • 1837 Tulobuterol

  • 1838 Typhoid vaccine

  • 1839 Unoprostone

  • 1840 Uracil

  • 1841 Urapidil

  • 1842 Urethane

  • 1843 Urofollitropin

  • 1844 Urokinase

  • 1845 Ursodeoxycholic acid

  • 1846 Ustekinumab

  • 1847 Vaccines; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1848 Vaccinia virus vaccine

  • 1849 Valaciclovir

  • 1850 Valdecoxib

  • 1851 Valganciclovir

  • 1852 Valnoctamide

  • 1853 Valproic acid

  • 1854 Valsartan

  • 1855 Vancomycin

  • 1856 Vardenafil and its structural analogues

  • 1857 Varenicline

  • 1858 Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine

  • 1859 Vasopressin

  • 1860 Vecuronium

  • 1861 Venlafaxine

  • 1862 Verapamil

  • 1863 Veratrum spp.

  • 1864 Vernakalant

  • 1865 Verteporfin

  • 1866 Vidarabine

  • 1867 Vigabatrin

  • 1868 Vildagliptin

  • 1869 Viloxazine

  • 1870 Vinblastine

  • 1871 Vincamine

  • 1872 Vincristine

  • 1873 Vindesine

  • 1874 Vinflunine

  • 1875 Vinorelbine

  • 1876 Vinyl ether

  • 1877 Virginiamycin

  • 1878 Visnadine

  • 1879 Vitamin A; for internal use in medicines containing more than 3 milligrams of retinol equivalents per recommended daily dose except in parenteral nutrition replacement preparations; for external use in medicines containing more than 1%

  • 1880 Vitamin D; for internal use in medicines containing more than 25 micrograms per recommended daily dose except in parenteral nutrition replacement preparations

  • 1881 Voriconazole

  • 1882 Warfarin

  • 1883 Xamoterol

  • 1884 Xanthinol nicotinate

  • 1885 Ximelagatran

  • 1886 Xipamide

  • 1887 Yellow fever vaccine

  • 1888 Yohimbine

  • 1889 Zafirlukast

  • 1890 Zalcitabine

  • 1891 Zaleplon

  • 1892 Zanamivir

  • 1893 Zidovudine

  • 1894 Zimeldine

  • 1895 Zinc; for internal use in medicines containing more than 25 milligrams per recommended daily dose; except for internal use in medicines containing 50 milligrams or less and more than 25 milligrams per recommended daily dose in packs that have received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to their distribution as general sale medicines and that are sold in the manufacturer's original pack and when labelled with a statement that the product may be dangerous if taken in large amounts or for long periods; except in parenteral nutrition replacement preparations

  • 1896 Ziprasidone

  • 1897 Zoledronic acid

  • 1898 Zolmitriptan; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 1899 Zolpidem

  • 1900 Zonisamide

  • 1901 Zopiclone

  • 1902 Zoxazolamine

  • 1903 Zuclopenthixol

Part 2
Restricted medicines

  • 1 Adrenaline; in medicines containing 1% or less and more than 0.02%

  • 2 Alclometasone; for dermal use in medicines containing 0.05% or less and in packs containing not more than 30 grams that have received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to their distribution as restricted medicines and that are sold in the manufacturer's original pack

  • 3 Aminophylline; for oral use in liquid form in medicines containing 2% or less

  • 4 Amorolfine; for external use in medicines containing more than 0.25%

  • 5 Aspirin; in slow-release forms; in enteric coated forms containing more than 300 milligrams per dose form; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 6 Azatadine; for oral use in adults and children over 2 years of age

  • 7 Azelastine; in medicines for ophthalmic use containing 0.05% or less

  • 8 Brompheniramine; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 2 years of age; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 9 Buclizine; for oral use

  • 10 Butoconazole; for vaginal use

  • 11 Chloramphenicol; for ophthalmic use; except when sold in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

  • 12 Chlorbutol; in medicines containing more than 5%

  • 13 Chlorpheniramine; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 2 years of age; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 14 Ciclopirox; for external use in medicines containing more than 2%

  • 15 Cimetidine; in medicines that have received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to their distribution as restricted medicines and that are sold in the manufacturer's original pack containing not more than 14 days' supply

  • 16 Clemastine; for oral use

  • 17 Clobetasone; for dermal use in medicines containing 0.05% or less and in packs containing not more than 30 grams that have received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to their distribution as restricted medicines and that are sold in the manufacturer's original pack

  • 18 Clotrimazole; for vaginal use

  • 19 Codeine; in medicines for oral use containing not more than 15 milligrams of codeine per solid dosage unit or per dose of liquid with a maximum daily dose not exceeding 100 milligrams of codeine, when combined with 1 or more active ingredients in such a way that the substance cannot be recovered by readily applicable means or in a yield that would constitute a risk to health, for use as an analgesic and when sold in a pack of not more than 5 days' supply, approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a restricted medicine

  • 20 Cyclizine; for oral use

  • 21 Cyproheptadine; for oral use

  • 22 Dexchlorpheniramine; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 2 years of age; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 23 Di-iodohydroxy quinoline; for vaginal use

  • 24 Diclofenac; in solid dose form in medicines containing 25 milligrams or less and more than 12.5 milligrams per dose form in packs containing not more than 30 tablets or capsules

  • 25 Dimenhydrinate; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 2 years of age; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 26 Dimethindene; for oral use

  • 27 Diphenhydramine; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 2 years of age; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 28 Dithranol

  • 29 Doxylamine; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 2 years of age; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 30 Econazole; for vaginal use

  • 31 Erythrityl tetranitrate

  • 32 Famciclovir; in tablets containing 500 milligrams or less when sold in a pack approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a restricted medicine

  • 33 Flavoxate

  • 34 Fluconazole; for oral use in medicines that have received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to their distribution as restricted medicines and that are sold in the manufacturer's original pack containing 150 milligrams or less as a single dose for the treatment of vaginal candidiasis

  • 35 Fluorides; for external use in liquid form in medicines containing 5.5 grams or less and more than 1 gram per litre or per kilogram and when sold in packs approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as restricted medicines; for external use in non-liquid form in medicines containing 5.5 grams or less and more than 1 gram per litre or per kilogram, except in medicines containing 1.5 grams or less and more than 1 gram per litre or per kilogram; except when supplied to a dental professional registered with the Dental Council

  • 36 Glucagon; except in medicines containing 100 micrograms or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 37 Glyceryl trinitrate; for oral or sublingual use; for rectal use

  • 38 Glycopyrronium; except for injection

  • 39 Guaiphenesin; for oral use in modified-release form with a maximum recommended daily dose of not more than 2.4 grams sold in a pack containing more than 5 days' supply but not more than 30 days' supply approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a restricted medicine

  • 40 Haemophilus influenzae vaccine; in oral vaccines for the prophylaxis of bacterial complications of colds

  • 41 Hydrocortisone and hydrocortisone acetate but no other esters of hyrocortisone; for dermal use in medicines containing 1% or less but more than 0.5% by weight of hydrocortisone base with no other active ingredient except an antifungal and in a quantity of 30 grams or less or 30 millilitres or less per container; in rectal medicines containing 1% or less but more than 0.5% by weight of hydrocortisone base and in combination with a local anaesthetic and in a quantity of 35 grams or less per container or up to 12 suppositories per pack

  • 42 Hyoscine butylbromide; for oral use in medicines containing not more than 10 milligrams per dose form and in packs containing not more than 20 tablets or capsules

  • 43 Ibuprofen; for oral use in tablets or capsules containing up to 400 milligrams per dose form and in packs containing not more than 50 dose units and that have received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to their distribution as restricted medicines and that are sold in the manufacturer's original pack labelled for use by adults and children over 12 years of age

  • 44 Inositol nicotinate

  • 45 Isoconazole; for vaginal use

  • 46 Ketoprofen; in solid dose form containing 25 milligrams or less per dose form in packs of not more than 30 capsules or tablets

  • 47 Lansoprazole; in tablets or capsules containing 15 milligrams or less when sold in a pack approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a restricted medicine

  • 48 Levonorgestrel; in medicines for use as emergency post-coital contraception when in packs containing not more than 1.5 milligrams except when sold by nurses recognised by their professional body as having competency in the field of sexual and reproductive health

  • 49 Macrogols; in oral preparations for bowel cleansing prior to diagnostic, medical, or surgical procedures

  • 50 Malathion; for external use in medicines containing more than 2%

  • 51 Mannityl hexanitrate

  • 52 Mepyramine; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 2 years of age

  • 53 Methdilazine; for oral use

  • 54 Metoclopramide; when compounded with paracetamol in packs of not more than 10 tablets or capsules for the treatment of nausea associated with migraine

  • 55 Miconazole; for the treatment of oral candidiasis; for vaginal use

  • 56 Nicotinic acid except nicotinamide; in medicines containing 250 milligrams or less but more than 100 milligrams per dose form

  • 57 Nicotinyl alcohol; in medicines containing more than 100 milligrams per dose form

  • 58 Nystatin; for the treatment of oral candidiasis; for vaginal use

  • 59 Omeprazole; in tablets or capsules containing 20 milligrams or less when sold in a pack approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a restricted medicine

  • 60 Orlistat; in medicines for weight control containing 120 milligrams or less per dose form

  • 61 Oxiconazole; for vaginal use

  • 62 Pantoprazole; in tablets or capsules containing 20 milligrams or less of pantoprazole when sold in a pack approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a restricted medicine

  • 63 Pheniramine; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 2 years of age

  • 64 Pneumococcal vaccine; in oral vaccines for the prophylaxis of bacterial complications of colds

  • 65 Podophyllotoxin; for external use for the treatment of warts other than anogenital warts in medicines containing 1% or less and more than 0.5%; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less of podophyllin per litre or per kilogram

  • 66 Podophyllum emodi; for external use for the treatment of warts other than anogenital warts in medicines containing 20% or less and more than 10% of podophyllin; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less of podophyllin per litre or per kilogram

  • 67 Podophyllum peltatum; for external use for the treatment of warts other than anogenital warts in medicines containing 20% or less and more than 10% of podophyllin; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less of podophyllin per litre or per kilogram

  • 68 Prochlorperazine; in packs containing not more than 10 tablets or capsules for the treatment of nausea associated with migraine

  • 69 Promethazine; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 2 years of age; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 70 Rizatriptan; for oral use in medicines for the acute relief of migraine attacks with or without aura in patients who have a stable, well-established pattern of symptoms, when in wafers containing 5 milligrams or less per wafer and when sold in a pack containing not more than 2 wafers approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a restricted medicine

  • 71 Salicylic acid; except in medicines for dermal use containing 40% or less

  • 72 Santonin

  • 73 Sodium phosphate; in oral preparations for bowel cleansing prior to diagnostic, medical, or surgical procedures

  • 74 Sodium picosulphate; in oral preparations for bowel cleansing prior to diagnostic, medical, or surgical procedures

  • 75 Staphyloccocus aureus vaccine; in oral vaccines for the prophylaxis of bacterial complications of colds

  • 76 Stramonium; for oral use in liquid form; in solid dose form in medicines containing more than 0.3 milligrams per dose or more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose

  • 77 Streptococcus beta-haemolyticus vaccine; in oral vaccines for the prophylaxis of bacterial complications of colds

  • 78 Sulfacetamide; for ophthalmic use in medicines containing 10% or less

  • 79 Sumatriptan; for oral use in medicines for the acute relief of migraine attacks with or without aura in patients who have a stable, well-established pattern of symptoms when in tablets containing 50 milligrams or less per tablet and when sold in a pack containing not more than 2 tablets that has received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to its sale as a restricted medicine

  • 80 Theophylline; in liquid form for oral use in medicines containing 2% or less

  • 81 Tioconazole; for vaginal use

  • 82 Triamcinolone; for buccal use in medicines containing 0.1% or less of triamcinolone acetonide and in pack sizes of 5 grams or less

  • 83 Trimeprazine; for oral use in adults and children over 2 years of age; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 84 Triprolidine; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 2 years of age; except when specified elsewhere in this schedule

  • 85 Zolmitriptan; in a pre-filled nasal spray device containing not more than 5 milligrams of zolmitriptan, for the acute relief of migraine attacks with or without aura in patients who have a stable, well-established pattern of symptoms and when sold in a pack of not more than 2 devices approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a restricted medicine

Part 3
Pharmacy-only medicines

  • 1 8-hydroxyquinoline and its non-halogenated derivatives; in medicines containing more than 1% of such substances

  • 2 Acetic acid and preparations containing more than 80% of acetic acid (CH3COOH); excluding its salts and derivatives

  • 3 Acetylcysteine; for oral use in medicines containing more than 1 gram per recommended daily dose

  • 4 Aciclovir; for external use for the treatment of herpes labialis except in medicines containing 5% or less and in tubes containing 10 grams or less

  • 5 Aconitum spp; for oral use in packs containing 0.2 milligrams or less and more than 0.02 milligrams of total alkaloids; for dermal use in concentrations of 0.02% or less and in packs containing 0.2 milligrams or less and more than 0.02 milligrams of total alkaloids

  • 6 Aloes; for internal use; except when obtained solely from the mucilaginous gel of the leaf

  • 7 Aloin

  • 8 Aloxiprin

  • 9 Amethocaine; for external use in medicines containing 10% or less and more than 2%

  • 10 Amorolfine; for external use in medicines containing 0.25% or less except in medicines for tinea pedis only

  • 11 Antazoline; for ophthalmic use except when sold in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

  • 12 Atropa belladonna; for external use in medicines containing 0.03% or less of the alkaloids of belladonna; for oral use in liquid form in medicines containing 0.03% or less and 0.3 milligrams or less per dose and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose of the alkaloids of belladonna or in solid dose form in medicines containing 0.3 milligrams or less per dose form and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose of the alkaloids of belladonna

  • 13 Atropine; for oral use in liquid form in medicines containing 0.03% or less and 0.3 milligrams or less per dose and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose or in solid dose form in medicines containing 0.3 milligrams or less per dose form and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose; in medicines containing atropine sulphate for the treatment of organophosphorus poisoning either in packs of not more than 20 dose units containing 0.6 milligrams or less per dose unit or in injections in packs of not more than 5 vials containing 0.6 milligrams per millilitre; except when sold as an antidote in a device designed for self-injection from outlets licensed to sell organophosphorus poisons; except in medicines containing 300 micrograms or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 14 Azelaic acid; for dermal use

  • 15 Azelastine; for nasal use

  • 16 Beclomethasone; for the treatment or prophylaxis of allergic rhinitis in adults and children over 12 years of age when in aqueous nasal sprays delivering up to 50 micrograms per actuation when the maximum recommended daily dose is no greater than 400 micrograms and the medicine has received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to its distribution as a pharmacy-only medicine

  • 17 Benzocaine; in preparations for topical use, other than eye drops, containing 10% or less of total anaesthetic substances except in dermal preparations containing 2% or less of total anaesthetic substances; in divided preparations containing 200 milligrams or less of total anaesthetic substances per dosage unit except in lozenges containing 30 milligrams or less of total anaesthetic substances per dosage unit

  • 18 Benzoyl peroxide; for external use in medicines containing more than 5% and not more than 10%

  • 19 Benzydamine; for external use except for dermal use

  • 20 Bephenium

  • 21 Bifonazole; for dermal use except in medicines for tinea pedis only or in shampoos containing 1% or less

  • 22 Bisacodyl

  • 23 Bromhexine

  • 24 Brompheniramine; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 6 years of age when combined in the same container with 1 or more other therapeutically active ingredients either when in the bedtime dose of a day/night pack containing brompheniramine or when at least 1 of the other active ingredients is a sympathomimetic decongestant

  • 25 Budesonide; for the treatment or prophylaxis of allergic rhinitis in adults and children over 12 years of age when in aqueous nasal sprays delivering up to 50 micrograms per actuation and when the maximum recommended daily dose is no greater than 400 micrograms and the medicine has received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to its distribution as a pharmacy-only medicine

  • 26 Carbetapentane; in medicines containing more than 0.5%

  • 27 Carbocisteine

  • 28 Cetirizine; for oral use

  • 29 Chlophedianol

  • 30 Chlorbutol; in medicines containing 5% or less and more than 0.5%

  • 31 Chloroform; in medicines other than for anaesthesia containing more than 0.5%

  • 32 Chlorpheniramine; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 6 years of age when combined in the same container with 1 or more other therapeutically active ingredients either when in the bedtime dose of a day/night pack containing chlorpheniramine or when at least 1 of the other active ingredients is a sympathomimetic decongestant

  • 33 Ciclopirox; for external use in medicines containing 2% or less except in medicines for tinea pedis only

  • 34 Cinchocaine; for external use in medicines containing 0.5% or less

  • 35 Cinnamedrine

  • 36 Clotrimazole; for external use except in medicines for tinea pedis only

  • 37 Cocaine; in medicines for oral use, containing not more than 0.1% of cocaine when combined with 1 or more active ingredients, in such a way that the substance cannot be recovered by readily applicable means or in a yield that would constitute a risk to health and when sold in a pack approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a pharmacy-only medicine

  • 38 Codeine; in medicines for oral use, containing not more than 15 milligrams of codeine per solid dosage unit or per dose of liquid with a maximum daily dose not exceeding 100 milligrams of codeine, when combined with 1 or more active ingredients in such a way that the substance cannot be recovered by readily applicable means or in a yield that would constitute a risk to health, for the treatment of the symptoms of cough and cold and when sold in a pack of not more than 6 days' supply, approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a pharmacy-only medicine

  • 39 Colocynth

  • 40 Creosote; in medicines containing more than 10%

  • 41 Cresols; in medicines containing more than 3%

  • 42 Datura spp.; for oral use in liquid form in medicines containing 0.03% or less and 0.3 milligrams or less per dose and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose of total solanaceous alkaloids; in solid dose form in medicines containing 0.3 milligrams or less per dose form and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose of total solanaceous alkaloids

  • 43 Delphinium staphisagria; in medicines containing more than 0.2%

  • 44 Desloratadine; for oral use

  • 45 Dexchlorpheniramine; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 6 years of age when combined in the same container with 1 or more other therapeutically active ingredients either when in the bedtime dose of a day/night pack containing dexchlorpheniramine or when at least 1 of the other active ingredients is a sympathomimetic decongestant

  • 46 Dextromethorphan; in liquid form containing more than 0.25% or in solid dose form containing more than 15 milligrams per dose form when in packs containing not more than 600 milligrams and with a recommended daily dose of not more than 120 milligrams; in medicines for the treatment of the symptoms of cough and cold in children aged 6–12 years

  • 47 Dibrompropamidine; for ophthalmic use except when sold in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

  • 48 Diclofenac; in solid dose form in medicines containing 12.5 milligrams or less per dose form in packs containing not more than 30 tablets or capsules and with a recommended daily dose of not more than 75 milligrams

  • 49 Diphenoxylate; in liquid form containing in each millilitre not more than 0.5 milligrams of diphenoxylate calculated as base and not less than 5 micrograms of Atropine sulphate; in solid dose form containing not more than 2.5 milligrams of diphenoxylate calculated as base and not less than 5 micrograms of atropine sulphate

  • 50 Dimenhydrinate; for oral use in a sealed container of not more than 10 tablets or capsules for the prevention or treatment of motion sickness in adults or children over 2 years of age except when sold at a transport terminal or aboard a ship or aircraft

  • 51 Diphenhydramine; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 6 years of age when combined in the same container with 1 or more other therapeutically active ingredients either when in the bedtime dose of a day/night pack containing diphenhydramine or when at least 1 of the other active ingredients is a sympathomimetic decongestant; for oral use in a sealed container of not more than 10 tablets or capsules for the prevention or treatment of motion sickness in adults and children over 2 years of age except when sold at a transport terminal or aboard a ship or aircraft

  • 52 Doxylamine; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 6 years of age when combined in the same container with 1 or more other therapeutically active ingredients either when in the bedtime dose of a day/night pack containing doxylamine or when at least 1 of the other active ingredients is a sympathomimetic decongestant

  • 53 Duboisia leichhardtii; for oral use in liquid form in medicines containing 0.03% or less and 0.3 milligrams or less per dose and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose of total solanaceous alkaloids; in solid dose form in medicines containing 0.3 milligrams or less per dose form and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose of total solanaceous alkaloids

  • 54 Duboisia myoporides; for oral use in liquid form in medicines containing 0.03% or less and 0.3 milligrams or less per dose and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose of total solanaceous alkaloids; in solid dose form in medicines containing 0.3 milligrams or less per dose form and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose of total solanaceous alkaloids

  • 55 Econazole; for dermal use except in medicines for tinea pedis only

  • 56 Etafedrine

  • 57 Ether; in medicines containing more than 10%

  • 58 Etofenamate; for external use

  • 59 Famotidine; in medicines that have received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to their distribution as pharmacy-only medicines and that are sold in the manufacturer's original pack containing not more than 14 days' supply

  • 60 Felbinac; for external use

  • 61 Fexofenadine; for oral use except when in capsules containing 60 milligrams or less of fexofenadine hydrochloride or in tablets containing 120 milligrams or less of fexofenadine hydrochloride when sold in a pack approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a general sales medicine

  • 62 Fluorides; for internal use in medicines containing 0.5 milligrams or less per dose unit; except in parenteral nutrition replacement preparations; for external use in liquid form in medicines containing 1 gram or less per litre or per kilogram and when sold in packs approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as pharmacy-only medicines except in medicines containing 220 milligrams or less per litre or per kilogram and in packs containing not more than 120 milligrams of total fluoride; except when supplied to any dental professional registered with the Dental Council; except in medicines containing 15 milligrams or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 63 Flurbiprofen; in locally acting oromucosal preparations containing 10 milligrams or less per dosage unit

  • 64 Fluticasone; for the treatment or prophylaxis of allergic rhinitis in adults and children over 12 years of age when in aqueous nasal sprays delivering up to 50 micrograms per actuation when the maximum recommended daily dose is no greater than 200 micrograms and the medicine has received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to its distribution as a pharmacy-only medicine

  • 65 Folic acid; for oral use in medicines containing more than 500 micrograms per recommended daily dose

  • 66 Folinic acid; for oral use in medicines containing more than 500 micrograms per recommended daily dose

  • 67 Formaldehyde; in medicines containing more than 5%

  • 68 Gelsemium sempervirens; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 69 Glutaraldehyde

  • 70 Hexachlorophane; in medicines containing 3% or less but more than 0.75%

  • 71 Hydrocortisone and hydrocortisone acetate but no other esters of hydrocortisone; for dermal use in medicines containing 0.5% or less by weight of hydrocortisone base with no other active ingredient except an antifungal and in a quantity of 30 grams or less or 30 millilitres or less per container; in rectal medicines containing 0.5% or less by weight of hydrocortisone base and in combination with a local anaesthetic and in a quantity of 35 grams or less per container or 12 suppositories or fewer per pack

  • 72 Hydrocyanic acid; for oral use in packs containing 5 milligrams or less and more than 0.5 milligrams; except in medicines containing 1 microgram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 73 Hydroquinone; for external use in medicines containing 2% or less except in hair preparations containing 1% or less

  • 74 Hyoscine; for transdermal use in medicines containing 2 milligrams or less of total solanaceous alkaloids per dose unit; for oral use in liquid form in medicines containing 0.03% or less and 0.3 milligrams or less per dose and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose of total solanaceous alkaloids; in solid dose form in medicines containing 0.3 milligrams or less per dose form and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose of total solanaceous alkaloids

  • 75 Hyoscyamine; for external use in medicines containing 0.03% or less of total solanaceous alkaloids; for oral use in liquid form in medicines containing 0.03% or less and 0.3 milligrams or less per dose and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose of total solanaceous alkaloids; in solid dose form in medicines containing 0.3 milligrams or less per dose form and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose of total solanaceous alkaloids

  • 76 Hyoscyamus niger; for oral use in liquid form in medicines containing 0.03% or less and 0.3 milligrams or less per dose and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose of total solanaceous alkaloids or in solid dose form in medicines containing 0.3 milligrams or less per dose form and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose except in packs containing 30 micrograms or less of total solanaceous alkaloids

  • 77 Ibuprofen; for oral use in liquid form in packs containing not more than 4 grams in medicines that have received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to their distribution as pharmacy-only medicines and that are sold in the manufacturer's original pack; for oral use in solid dose form containing not more than 200 milligrams per dose form and with a recommended daily dose of not more than 1.2 grams and in packs containing not more than 100 dose units and when in medicines that have received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to their distribution as pharmacy-only medicines and that are sold in the manufacturer's original pack; except in packs containing 200 milligrams or less per oral solid dose form and not more than 25 dose units per pack in medicines that have received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to their distribution as general sale medicines and that are sold in the manufacturer's original pack

  • 78 Indanazoline

  • 79 Indomethacin; for external use in medicines containing 1% or less; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less per litre or per kilogram

  • 80 Iodine; for external use in medicines containing more than 2.5%; for internal use in medicines containing 300 micrograms or more per recommended daily dose

  • 81 Ipecacuanha; in medicines containing 0.2% or less of emetine and 40 micrograms or more of ipecacuanha alkaloids per recommended dose for the treatment of the symptoms of cough and cold in children aged 6–12 years

  • 82 Ipomoea

  • 83 Ipratropium; for nasal use

  • 84 Iron; for oral use either in medicines containing more than 24 milligrams per recommended daily dose or in medicines containing more than 5 milligrams per dose unit and more than 750 milligrams of iron per pack; except in parenteral nutrition replacement preparations

  • 85 Isoconazole; for dermal use

  • 86 Isopropamide; for dermal use in preparations containing 2% or less

  • 87 Jalap resin

  • 88 Ketoconazole; for dermal use except in medicines for tinea pedis only or in medicines for treatment of the scalp containing 1% or less

  • 89 Ketotifen; for ophthalmic use in medicines containing 0.025% or less except when sold in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

  • 90 Leucovorin; in medicines containing more than 500 micrograms per recommended daily dose

  • 91 Levocabastine; for nasal use; for ophthalmic use except when sold in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

  • 92 Levocetirizine; for oral use

  • 93 Lignocaine; for urethral use; for external use in medicines containing 10% or less and more than 2%

  • 94 Lindane; for external use in medicines containing 2% or less

  • 95 Lithium; for dermal use in medicines containing 1% or less but more than 0.01%; except when present as an excipient in dermal medicines containing 0.25% or less

  • 96 Lobelia inflata; except in medicines for smoking or burning

  • 97 Lobeline; except when in medicines for smoking or burning

  • 98 Lodoxamide; for ophthalmic use except when sold in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

  • 99 Loperamide; in packs containing not more than 20 tablets or capsules; except in divided solid dosage forms for oral use containing 2 milligrams or less of loperamide per dosage form when sold in a pack containing not more than 8 dosage forms approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a general sales medicine for the symptomatic treatment of acute non-specific diarrhoea

  • 100 Loratadine; for oral use

  • 101 Mebendazole

  • 102 Meclozine; in a sealed container of not more than 12 tablets or capsules for the prevention or treatment of travel sickness except when sold at a transport terminal or aboard a ship or aircraft

  • 103 Mefenamic acid; in solid dose form in packs containing not more than 30 tablets or capsules for the treatment of dysmenorrhoea

  • 104 Mepyramine; for dermal use

  • 105 Mercuric oxide; for ophthalmic use

  • 106 Mercury; for external use in medicines containing 0.5% or less

  • 107 Methoxamine; for external use in medicines containing more than 1%

  • 108 Methoxyphenamine

  • 109 Methylephedrine

  • 110 Miconazole; for external use except in medicines for tinea pedis only

  • 111 Minoxidil; for dermal use in medicines containing 5% or less

  • 112 Mometasone; for the treatment or prophylaxis of allergic rhinitis in adults and children over 12 years of age when in aqueous nasal sprays delivering up to 50 micrograms per actuation and when the maximum recommended daily dose is no greater than 200 micrograms and the medicine has received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to its distribution as a pharmacy-only medicine

  • 113 Morphine; in medicines for oral use containing not more than 0.2% of morphine, when combined with 1 or more active ingredients in such a way that the substance cannot be recovered by readily applicable means or in a yield that would constitute a risk to health, when sold in a pack approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a pharmacy-only medicine

  • 114 Naphazoline; except for ophthalmic use when sold in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

  • 115 Naproxen; in solid dose form containing 250 milligrams or less per dose form in packs of not more than 30 tablets or capsules

  • 116 Niclosamide

  • 117 Nicotine; for inhalation except when sold from a smoking cessation clinic run under the auspices of a registered medical practitioner, nurse, pharmacist, or psychologist

  • 118 Nizatidine; in medicines that have received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to their distribution as pharmacy-only medicines and that are sold in the manufacturer's original pack containing not more than 14 days' supply

  • 119 Noscapine

  • 120 Nystatin; for dermal use

  • 121 Omeprazole; in divided solid dosage forms for oral use containing 20 milligrams or less, with a maximum daily dose of 20 milligrams in a pack size of up to 14 dosage units, for the short-term symptomatic relief of gastric reflux-like symptoms in sufferers aged 18 years and over, when sold in a pack approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a pharmacy-only medicine

  • 122 Opium; in medicines for oral use containing not more than 0.2% of morphine, when combined with 1 or more active ingredients in such a way that the substance cannot be recovered by readily applicable means, or in a yield that would constitute a risk to health, when sold in a pack approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a pharmacy-only medicine

  • 123 Oxetacaine; for internal use

  • 124 Oxiconazole; for dermal use except in medicines for tinea pedis only

  • 125 Oxymetazoline; except for nasal use when sold at an airport; except for ophthalmic use when sold in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

  • 126 Papaverine; except for injection

  • 127 Paracetamol; in liquid form; in suppositories; in tablets or capsules containing 500 milligrams or less and in packs containing more than 10 grams; in slow-release forms containing 665 milligrams or less and more than 500 milligrams; in powder form containing not more than 1 gram per sachet and more than 10 grams per pack

  • 128 Paraformaldehyde; in medicines containing more than 5%

  • 129 Penciclovir; for external use for the treatment of herpes labialis

  • 130 Phedrazine

  • 131 Phenazone; for external use

  • 132 Pheniramine; for ophthalmic use except when sold in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 6 years of age when combined in the same container with 1 or more other therapeutically active ingredients either when in the bedtime dose of a day/night pack containing pheniramine or when at least 1 of the other active ingredients is a sympathomimetic decongestant

  • 133 Phenol; in medicines other than for injection containing more than 3%

  • 134 Phenylephrine; for nasal use in medicines containing more than 1%; for ophthalmic use in medicines containing 5% or less and more than 1%; for oral use in medicines containing more than 50 milligrams per recommended daily dose or in packs containing more than 250 milligrams of phenylephrine per pack; in medicines for the treatment of the symptoms of cough and cold in children aged 6–12 years

  • 135 Pholcodine; in medicines for oral use containing not more than 15 milligrams of pholcodine per solid dosage unit or per dose of liquid with a maximum daily dose not exceeding 100 milligrams of pholcodine, when combined with 1 or more active ingredients in such a way that the substance cannot be recovered by readily applicable means, or in a yield that would constitute a risk to health, when sold in a pack approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a pharmacy-only medicine

  • 136 Piperazine

  • 137 Podophyllotoxin; for external use for the treatment of warts other than anogenital warts in medicines containing 0.5% or less; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less of podophyllin per litre or per kilogram

  • 138 Podophyllum emodi; for external use for the treatment of warts other than anogenital warts in medicines containing 10% or less of podophyllin; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less of podophyllin per litre or per kilogram

  • 139 Podophyllum peltatum; for external use for the treatment of warts other than anogenital warts in medicines containing 10% or less of podophyllin; except in medicines containing 1 milligram or less of podophyllin per litre or per kilogram

  • 140 Potassium; for internal use: in slow-release or enteric coated forms; in medicines containing more than 100 milligrams per recommended dose except in medicines for oral rehydration therapy, parenteral nutrition replacement, or dialysis; except in glucosamine sulphate complexed products containing 600 milligrams or less of potassium chloride per recommended dose

  • 141 Potassium chlorate; except in medicines containing 10% or less

  • 142 Prilocaine; for dermal use in medicines containing 10% or less of local anaesthetic substances

  • 143 Procyclidine; for dermal use in medicines containing 5% or less

  • 144 Promethazine; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 6 years of age when combined in the same container with 1 or more other therapeutically active ingredients either when in the bedtime dose of a day/night pack containing promethazine or when at least 1 of the other active ingredients is a sympathomimetic decongestant; for oral use in a sealed container of not more than 10 tablets or capsules for the prevention or treatment of motion sickness in adults and children over 2 years of age except when sold at a transport terminal or aboard a ship or aircraft

  • 145 Propamidine; for ophthalmic use except when sold in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

  • 146 Pseudoephedrine; in medicines for oral use containing not more than 60 milligrams of pseudoephedrine per solid dosage unit or per dose of liquid, and containing either a single ingredient or when combined with 1 or more active ingredients, when sold in a pack containing not more than 1.8 grams of pseudoephedrine, approved by the Minister or the Director-General for distribution as a pharmacy-only medicine

  • 147 Pyrantel

  • 148 Pyrethrins; in medicines containing more than 10%

  • 149 Pyrithione zinc; except in medicines for treatment of the scalp containing 2% or less

  • 150 Ranitidine; in medicines that have received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to their distribution as pharmacy-only medicines and that are sold in the manufacturer's original pack containing not more than 14 days' supply; except in medicines containing 150 milligrams or less per dose unit that have received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to their distribution as general sale medicines and that are sold in the manufacturer's original pack containing not more than 7 days' supply

  • 151 Salicylamide

  • 152 Selenium; for oral use in medicines containing 300 micrograms or less and more than 150 micrograms per recommended daily dose; for external use except in medicines containing 3.5% or less of selenium sulphide

  • 153 Sennosides

  • 154 Silver; except in oral solutions containing 0.3% or less or other medicines containing 1% or less

  • 155 Silver sulfadiazine; for external use in pack sizes of 50 grams or less

  • 156 Sodium cromoglycate; for nasal use; for ophthalmic use except when sold in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

  • 157 Sodium nitrite; except for use as an excipient

  • 158 Sodium picosulphate; in oral laxative preparations

  • 159 Squill; in medicines containing more than 1%

  • 160 Stramonium; for oral use in liquid form in medicines containing 0.03% or less and 0.3 milligrams or less per dose and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose of total solanaceous alkaloids; in solid dose form in medicines containing 0.3 milligrams or less per dose form and not more than 1.2 milligrams per recommended daily dose of total solanaceous alkaloids

  • 161 Sulconazole; for dermal use

  • 162 Sulfadiazine, silver; for external use in pack sizes of 50 grams or less

  • 163 Terbinafine; for dermal use except in medicines for tinea pedis only

  • 164 Tetrachloroethylene

  • 165 Tetrahydrozoline; except for ophthalmic use when sold in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

  • 166 Thiabendazole

  • 167 Tioconazole; for dermal use except in medicines for tinea pedis only

  • 168 Tramazoline

  • 169 Triamcinolone; for the treatment or prophylaxis of allergic rhinitis in adults and children over 12 years of age and when in aqueous nasal sprays delivering up to 55 micrograms per actuation when the maximum recommended daily dose is no greater than 220 micrograms and the medicine has received the consent of the Minister or the Director-General to its distribution as a pharmacy-only medicine

  • 170 Trimeprazine; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 6 years of age when combined in the same container with 1 or more other therapeutically active ingredients either when in the bedtime dose of a day/night pack containing trimeprazine or when at least 1 of the other therapeutically active ingredients is a sympathomimetic decongestant

  • 171 Triprolidine; for oral use in medicines for adults and children over 6 years of age when combined in the same container with 1 or more other therapeutically active ingredients either when in the bedtime dose of a day/night pack containing triprolidine or when at least 1 of the other active ingredients is a sympathomimetic decongestant

  • 172 Tuaminoheptane

  • 173 Tymazoline

  • 174 Xylenols; in medicines containing more than 3%

  • 175 Xylometazoline; except for nasal use when sold at an airport; except for ophthalmic use when sold in practice by an optometrist registered with the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Board

  • 176 Zinc chloride; for dermal use in medicines containing more than 5%

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which are made under the Medicines Act 1981, amend the Medicines Regulations 1984 (the principal regulations). The majority of the regulations come into force on 1 August 2011, with the remainder coming into force on 1 December 2011.

The most significant amendments to the principal regulations relate to the following:

  • advertising and labelling requirements for medicines:

  • prescribing rights and requirements:

  • dispensing requirements:

  • data sheets:

  • products that are not medicines or related products:

  • the sale of medicines by vending machine.

The regulations also substitute a new Schedule 1 of the principal regulations, which lists all classified medicines.


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 14 July 2011.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Health.