Medicines (Designated Pharmacist Prescribers) Regulations 2013

2013/237

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Medicines (Designated Pharmacist Prescribers) Regulations 2013

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 4th day of June 2013

Present:
The Right Hon John Key presiding in Council

Pursuant to sections 105 and 105B 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.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Medicines (Designated Pharmacist Prescribers) Regulations 2013.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3 Purpose
  • The purpose of these regulations is—

    • (a) to authorise pharmacists who meet the specified requirements for competence, qualifications, and training to be pharmacist prescribers for the purpose of prescribing the specified prescription medicines; and

    • (b) to set out the competence, qualifications, and training requirements applying to pharmacist prescribers; and

    • (c) to prohibit pharmacist prescribers from prescribing specified prescription medicines if they fail to comply with those requirements; and

    • (d) to make non-compliance with those requirements an offence; and

    • (e) to enable the Pharmacy Council—

      • (i) to accredit appropriate training courses for pharmacist prescribers; and

      • (ii) to ensure the ongoing competence of pharmacist prescribers.

4 Interpretation
  • (1) In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    Act means the Medicines Act 1981

    pharmacist prescriber means a designated prescriber who—

    • (b) is permitted by the Pharmacy Council to practise within the scope of practice of a pharmacist prescriber

    Pharmacy Council means the body corporate established under that name by section 114(5) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003

    prescription medicine means a medicine declared to be a prescription medicine by regulations made under the Act or by a notice given under section 106 of the Act

    specified prescription medicines means the prescription medicines listed in the Schedule.

    (2) A term or expression defined in the Act and used, but not defined, in these regulations has the same meaning as it has in the Act.

5 Authority to prescribe specified prescription medicines
  • A pharmacist prescriber may prescribe a specified prescription medicine if he or she meets—

    • (b) the additional requirements (if relevant) of regulations 7 and 8 for prescribing the medicine.

6 Requirements for commencing to prescribe for first time
  • Before prescribing a specified prescription medicine for the first time, a pharmacist prescriber must—

    • (a) obtain the qualification required for pharmacists specified by the Pharmacy Council by notice in the Gazette for the purposes of these regulations; and

    • (b) successfully complete the training specified by the Pharmacy Council by notice in the Gazette for the purposes of these regulations; and

    • (c) demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Pharmacy Council that he or she is sufficiently knowledgeable to safely prescribe the specified prescription medicines; and

    • (d) be permitted by the Pharmacy Council to practise within the scope of practice of a pharmacist prescriber.

7 Other training to be undertaken
  • Before prescribing a specified prescription medicine, a pharmacist prescriber must—

    • (a) successfully undertake training (if any) specified by the Pharmacy Council by notice in the Gazette for the purposes of these regulations; and

    • (b) do so within the periods, or at the times, specified for the purpose in the notice, if the training is of an ongoing nature.

8 Assessment of competence to be completed
  • Before prescribing a specified prescription medicine, a pharmacist prescriber must—

    • (a) successfully complete any assessment of his or her competence to prescribe the specified prescription medicine as may be specified by the Pharmacy Council by notice in the Gazette for the purposes of these regulations; and

    • (b) do so within the periods, or at the times, specified for the purpose in the notice, if the assessment is to be completed at regular intervals.

9 Gazette notices
  • (1) For the purposes of these regulations, a notice in the Gazette

    • (a) comes into force on the day after the date of its publication or on a later date specified for the purpose in the notice; and

    • (b) may provide that it expires, if not revoked sooner, with the close of a specified day.

    (2) Within 5 working days after the date of publication of a notice in the Gazette for the purposes of these regulations, and while the notice remains in force, the Pharmacy Council must ensure that an up-to-date version of the notice is available—

    • (a) on the Internet; and

    • (b) at the office of the Pharmacy Council during business hours, so that members of the public may—

      • (i) inspect the notice free of charge:

      • (ii) obtain a copy of the notice for a reasonable fee.

10 Prohibition against prescribing specified prescription medicines
  • (1) No pharmacist may prescribe a specified prescription medicine unless he or she—

    • (b) prescribes that medicine in accordance with another enactment.

    (2) A person commits an offence if he or she contravenes or fails to comply with subclause (1).

    (3) The offence is punishable on conviction by a fine not exceeding $500.


Schedule
Specified prescription medicines (excluding controlled drugs)

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The substances listed in this schedule are specified prescription medicines for the purposes of these regulations, but only—

  • (a) if they are declared to be prescription medicines by regulations made under the Act or by notice given under section 106 of the Act; and

  • (b) in the forms and for the purposes for which they are declared to be prescription medicines.

  • 1  Aminolevulinic acid

    2  Abacavir

    3  Abatacept

    4  Abciximab

    5  Acamprosate

    6  Acarbose

    7  Acebutolol

    8  Acepromazine

    9  Acetarsol

    10  Acetazolamide

    11  Acetohexamide

    12  Acetylcysteine

    13  Aciclovir

    14  Acipimox

    15  Acitretin

    16  Aconitum spp.

    17  Acrivastine

    18  Adalimumab

    19  Adapalene

    20  Adefovir

    21  Adenosine

    22  Adinazolam

    23  Adiphenine

    24  Adrenaline

    25  Afamelanotide

    26  Aflibercept

    27  Agalsidase

    28  Agomelatine

    29  Alatrofloxacin

    30  Albendazole

    31  Albumin

    32  Alclofenac

    33  Alclometasone

    34  Alcohol

    35  Aldesleukin

    36  Aldosterone

    37  Alefacept

    38  Alemtuzumab

    39  Alendronic acid

    40  Alfacalcidol

    41  Alfuzosin

    42  Alglucerase

    43  Alglucosidase

    44  Aliskiren

    45  Allergen extracts

    46  Allopurinol

    47  Allyloestrenol

    48  Alosetron

    49  Alpha1-proteinase inhibitor

    50  Alprenolol

    51  Alprostadil

    52  Alteplase

    53  Altretamine

    54  Amantadine

    55  Ambenonium

    56  Ambrisentan

    57  Ambucetamide

    58  Amcinonide

    59  Amethocaine

    60  Amfebutamone

    61  Amifostine

    62  Amikacin

    63  Amiloride

    64  Aminocaproic acid

    65  Aminoglutethimide

    66  Aminophenazone

    67  Aminophylline

    68  Aminopterin

    69  Aminosalicylic acid

    70  Amiodarone

    71  Amiphenazole

    72  Amisulpride

    73  Amitriptyline

    74  Amlodipine

    75  Ammonium bromide

    76  Amodiaquine

    77  Amorolfine

    78  Amoxapine

    79  Amoxycillin

    80  Amphomycin

    81  Amphotericin

    82  Ampicillin

    83  Amprenavir

    84  Amrinone

    85  Amsacrine

    86  Amyl nitrite

    87  Amylocaine

    88  Anagrelide

    89  Anakinra

    90  Anastrozole

    91  Ancestim

    92  Ancrod and its immunoglobulin antidote

    93  Androstanolone

    94  Androstenedione

    95  Anidulafungin

    96  Anistreplase

    97  Antazoline

    98  Antimony

    99  Apixaban

    100  Apomorphine

    101  Apraclonidine

    102  Aprepitant

    103  Aprotinin

    104  Argipressin

    105  Aripiprazole

    106  Artemether

    107  Articaine

    108  Asenapine

    109  Asparaginase

    110  Aspirin

    111  Astemizole

    112  Atazanavir

    113  Atenolol

    114  Atomoxetine

    115  Atorvastatin

    116  Atovaquone

    117  Atropa belladonna

    118  Atropine

    119  Atropine methonitrate

    120  Auranofin

    121  Aurothiomalate sodium

    122  Aviptadil

    123  Azacitidine

    124  Azapropazone

    125  Azatadine

    126  Azathioprine

    127  Azelaic acid

    128  Azelastine

    129  Azithromycin

    130  Azlocillin

    131  Aztreonam

    132  Bacampicillin

    133  Bacitracin

    134  Baclofen

    135  Balsalazide

    136  Bambuterol

    137  Basiliximab

    138  Bazedoxifene

    139  Becaplermin

    140  Beclamide

    141  Beclomethasone

    142  Belatacept

    143  Belimumab

    144  Benazepril

    145  Bendrofluazide

    146  Benethamine penicillin

    147  Benorylate

    148  Benperidol

    149  Benserazide

    150  Benzathine penicillin

    151  Benzatropine

    152  Benzhexol

    153  Benzocaine

    154  Benzoyl metronidazole

    155  Benzoyl peroxide

    156  Benzthiazide

    157  Benzydamine

    158  Benzylpenicillin

    159  Bepridil

    160  Beractant

    161  Beta carotene

    162  Betahistine

    163  Betamethasone

    164  Betaxolol

    165  Bethanechol

    166  Bethanidine

    167  Bevacizumab

    168  Bevantolol

    169  Bexarotene

    170  Bezafibrate

    171  Bicalutamide

    172  Bifonazole

    173  Bimatoprost

    174  Biperiden

    175  Bismuth

    176  Bisoprolol

    177  Bithionol

    178  Bivalirudin

    179  Bleomycin

    180  Boceprevir

    181  Boron including borax and boric acid

    182  Bortezomib

    183  Bosentan

    184  Botulinum toxins

    185  Bretylium

    186  Brimonidine

    187  Brinzolamide

    188  Bromazepam

    189  Bromocriptine

    190  Brompheniramine

    191  Buclizine

    192  Budesonide

    193  Bufexamac

    194  Bumetanide

    195  Buphenine

    196  Bupivacaine

    197  Bupropion

    198  Buserelin

    199  Buspirone

    200  Busulphan

    201  Butacaine

    202  Butoconazole

    203  Butorphanol

    204  Butyl aminobenzoate

    205  Butylchloral hydrate

    206  Cabazitaxel

    207  Cabergoline

    208  Cacalia spp.

    209  Calcipotriol

    210  Calcitonin

    211  Calcitriol

    212  Calcium carbimide

    213  Calcium polystyrene sulphonate

    214  Camazepam

    215  Camphorated oil

    216  Canakinumab

    217  Candesartan

    218  Candicidin

    219  Capecitabine

    220  Capreomycin

    221  Captopril

    222  Capuride

    223  Carbachol

    224  Carbamazepine

    225  Carbenicillin

    226  Carbenoxolone

    227  Carbidopa

    228  Carbimazole

    229  Carboplatin

    230  Carbromal

    231  Carbutamide

    232  Carindacillin

    233  Carisoprodol

    234  Carmustine

    235  Carvedilol

    236  Caspofungin

    237  Catumaxomab

    238  Cefaclor

    239  Cefamandole

    240  Cefapirin

    241  Cefazolin

    242  Cefepime

    243  Cefetamet

    244  Cefixime

    245  Cefodizime

    246  Cefonicid

    247  Cefoperazone

    248  Cefotaxime

    249  Cefotetan

    250  Cefotiam

    251  Cefoxitin

    252  Cefpirome

    253  Cefpodoxime

    254  Cefsulodin

    255  Ceftaroline fosamil

    256  Ceftazidime

    257  Ceftibuten

    258  Ceftriaxone

    259  Cefuroxime

    260  Celecoxib

    261  Celiprolol

    262  Cephaelis ipecacuanha

    263  Cephalexin

    264  Cephalothin

    265  Cephradine

    266  Cerivastatin

    267  Certolizumab pegol

    268  Cetirizine

    269  Cetrorelix

    270  Cetuximab

    271  Chenodeoxycholic acid

    272  Chloral hydrate

    273  Chlorambucil

    274  Chloramphenicol

    275  Chlorcyclizine

    276  Chlormethiazole

    277  Chlormezanone

    278  Chloroquine

    279  Chlorothiazide

    280  Chlorotrianisene

    281  Chlorpheniramine

    282  Chlorphentermine

    283  Chlorpromazine

    284  Chlorpropamide

    285  Chlorprothixene

    286  Chlorquinaldol

    287  Chlortetracycline

    288  Chlorthalidone

    289  Chlorzoxazone

    290  Cholera vaccine

    291  Choline salicylate

    292  Chorionic gonadotrophin alpha

    293  Chymopapain

    294  Ciclacillin

    295  Ciclesonide

    296  Ciclopirox

    297  Cidofovir

    298  Cilastatin

    299  Cilazapril

    300  Cilostazol

    301  Cimetidine

    302  Cinacalcet

    303  Cinchocaine

    304  Cinoxacin

    305  Ciprofloxacin

    306  Cisapride

    307  Cisplatin

    308  Citalopram

    309  Cladribine

    310  Clarithromycin

    311  Clavulanic acid

    312  Clemastine

    313  Clemizole

    314  Clenbuterol

    315  Clevidipine

    316  Clidinium

    317  Clindamycin

    318  Clioquinol

    319  Clobetasol

    320  Clobetasone

    321  Clocortolone

    322  Clodronic acid

    323  Clofarabine

    324  Clofazimine

    325  Clofibrate

    326  Clomiphene

    327  Clomipramine

    328  Clomocycline

    329  Clonidine

    330  Clopamide

    331  Clopidogrel

    332  Clorprenaline

    333  Clotrimazole

    334  Cloxacillin

    335  Co-dergocrine

    336  Colaspase

    337  Colchicine

    338  Colecalciferol

    339  Colestipol

    340  Colestyramine

    341  Colfosceril

    342  Colistin

    343  Collagen

    344  Corifollitropin alfa

    345  Corticotrophin

    346  Co-trimoxazole

    347  Coumarin

    348  Crystal violet

    349  Cyclandelate

    350  Cyclizine

    351  Cyclobenzaprine

    352  Cyclofenil

    353  Cyclopenthiazide

    354  Cyclopentolate

    355  Cyclophosphamide

    356  Cycloserine

    357  Cyclosporin

    358  Cyclothiazide

    359  Cyproheptadine

    360  Cyproterone

    361  Cysteamine

    362  Cytarabine

    363  Dabigatran

    364  Dacarbazine

    365  Daclizumab

    366  Dactinomycin

    367  Dalfopristin

    368  Dalteparin

    369  Danaparoid

    370  Danazol

    371  Danthron

    372  Dantrolene

    373  Dapagliflozin propanediol

    374  Dapoxetine

    375  Dapsone

    376  Daptomycin

    377  Darbepoetin

    378  Darifenacin

    379  Darunavir

    380  Dasatinib

    381  Daunorubicin

    382  Deanol

    383  Debrisoquine

    384  Deferasirox

    385  Deferiprone

    386  Deflazacort

    387  Degarelix

    388  Dehydrocorticosterone

    389  Delavirdine

    390  Demeclocycline

    391  Denosumab

    392  Deoxycortone

    393  Deoxyribonuclease

    394  Desferrioxamine

    395  Desipramine

    396  Desirudin

    397  Deslanoside

    398  Desloratadine

    399  Deslorelin

    400  Desmopressin

    401  Desogestrel

    402  Desonide

    403  Desoximetasone

    404  Desvenlafaxine

    405  Dexamethasone

    406  Dexchlorpheniramine

    407  Dextromethorphan

    408  Dextrorphan

    409  Di-iodohydroxy quinoline

    410  Diazoxide

    411  Dibenzepin

    412  Dibrompropamidine

    413  Dichloralphenazone

    414  Dichlorophen

    415  Dichlorphenamide

    416  Diclofenac

    417  Dicloxacillin

    418  Dicyclomine

    419  Didanosine

    420  Dienoestrol

    421  Dienogest

    422  Diethylcarbamazine

    423  Diflorasone

    424  Diflucortolone

    425  Diflunisal

    426  Digitoxin

    427  Digoxin

    428  Digoxin-specific antibody fragment

    429  Dihydralazine

    430  Dihydroergotoxine

    431  Dihydrotachysterol

    432  Diltiazem

    433  Dimenhydrinate

    434  Dimercaprol

    435  Dimethindene

    436  Dimethothiazine

    437  Dimethyl sulphoxide

    438  Diperodon

    439  Diphemanil

    440  Diphenhydramine

    441  Diphenidol

    442  Diphenylpyraline

    443  Diphtheria toxoid

    444  Diphtheria vaccine

    445  Dipivefrin

    446  Dipyridamole

    447  Dirithromycin

    448  Disopyramide

    449  Distigmine

    450  Disulfiram

    451  Dobutamine

    452  Docetaxel

    453  Dofetilide

    454  Dolasetron

    455  Domperidone

    456  Donepezil

    457  Dopamine

    458  Dopexamine

    459  Doripenem

    460  Dornase

    461  Dorzolamide

    462  Dothiepin

    463  Doxapram

    464  Doxazosin

    465  Doxepin

    466  Doxorubicin

    467  Doxycycline

    468  Doxylamine

    469  Dronedarone

    470  Droperidol

    471  Drospirenone

    472  Drotrecogin

    473  Duloxetine

    474  Dutasteride

    475  Dydrogesterone

    476  Econazole

    477  Ecothiopate

    478  Eculizumab

    479  Edetic acid

    480  Edoxudine

    481  Edrophonium

    482  Efalizumab

    483  Efavirenz

    484  Eflornithine

    485  Eletriptan

    486  Eltrombopag olamine

    487  Emetine

    488  Emtricitabine

    489  Enalapril

    490  Enfuvirtide

    491  Enoxacin

    492  Enoxaparin

    493  Enoximone

    494  Enprostil

    495  Entacapone

    496  Entecavir

    497  Epicillin

    498  Epinastine

    499  Epirubicin

    500  Eplerenone

    501  Epoetin alpha

    502  Epoetin beta

    503  Epoprostenol

    504  Eprosartan

    505  Eptifibatide

    506  Ergocalciferol

    507  Ergometrine

    508  Ergot

    509  Ergotamine

    510  Eribulin mesylate

    511  Erlotinib

    512  Ertapenem

    513  Erythromycin

    514  Erythropoietin

    515  Escitalopram

    516  Esmolol

    517  Esomeprazole

    518  Estramustine

    519  Estropipate

    520  Etanercept

    521  Ethacrynic acid

    522  Ethambutol

    523  Ethanolamine

    524  Ethinyloestradiol

    525  Ethionamide

    526  Ethisterone

    527  Ethoglucid

    528  Ethoheptazine

    529  Ethopropazine

    530  Ethosuximide

    531  Ethotoin

    532  Ethoxzolamide

    533  Ethynodiol

    534  Etidocaine

    535  Etidronic acid

    536  Etilefrine

    537  Etodolac

    538  Etofenamate

    539  Etonogestrel

    540  Etoposide

    541  Etoricoxib

    542  Etravirine

    543  Etretinate

    544  Everolimus

    545  Exemestane

    546  Exenatide

    547  Ezetimibe

    548  Factor VIII inhibitor bypassing fraction

    549  Famciclovir

    550  Famotidine

    551  Fampridine

    552  Felbinac

    553  Felodipine

    554  Felypressin

    555  Fenbufen

    556  Fenclofenac

    557  Fenofibrate

    558  Fenoldopam

    559  Fenoprofen

    560  Ferric carboxymaltose

    561  Fexofenadine

    562  Fibrin

    563  Fibrinolysin

    564  Filgrastim

    565  Finasteride

    566  Fingolimod

    567  Flecainide

    568  Fleroxacin

    569  Floctafenine

    570  Fluanisone

    571  Fluclorolone

    572  Flucloxacillin

    573  Fluconazole

    574  Flucytosine

    575  Fludarabine

    576  Fludrocortisone

    577  Flufenamic acid

    578  Flumazenil

    579  Flumethasone

    580  Flunisolide

    581  Fluocinolone

    582  Fluocinonide

    583  Fluocortin

    584  Fluocortolone

    585  Fluorescein

    586  Fluoride

    587  Fluorometholone

    588  Fluorouracil

    589  Fluoxetine

    590  Fluoxymesterone

    591  Flupenthixol

    592  Fluphenazine

    593  Flurazepam dihydrochloride

    594  Flurbiprofen

    595  Fluspirilene

    596  Flutamide

    597  Fluticasone

    598  Fluvastatin

    599  Fluvoxamine

    600  Folic acid

    601  Folinic acid preparations

    602  Follicle-stimulating hormone

    603  Follistatin

    604  Follitropin alpha

    605  Follitropin beta

    606  Follitropin gamma

    607  Fomivirsen

    608  Fondaparinux

    609  Formestane

    610  Formoterol

    611  Fosamprenavir

    612  Fosaprepitant

    613  Foscarnet

    614  Fosfestrol

    615  Fosinopril

    616  Fosphenytoin

    617  Fotemustine

    618  Framycetin

    619  Fulvestrant

    620  Furazolidone

    621  Furosemide

    622  Fusidic acid

    623  Gabapentin

    624  Galantamine

    625  Galsulfase

    626  Ganciclovir

    627  Ganirelix

    628  Gatifloxacin

    629  Gefitinib

    630  Gemcitabine

    631  Gemfibrozil

    632  Gemifloxacin

    633  Gemtuzumab ozogamicin

    634  Gentamicin

    635  Gestodene

    636  Gestonorone

    637  Gestrinone

    638  Glatiramer acetate

    639  Glibenclamide

    640  Glibornuride

    641  Gliclazide

    642  Glimepiride

    643  Glipizide

    644  Glisoxepide

    645  Glutathione

    646  Glyceryl trinitrate

    647  Glymidine

    648  Golimumab

    649  Gonadorelin

    650  Goserelin

    651  Gramicidin

    652  Granisetron

    653  Grepafloxacin

    654  Griseofulvin

    655  Guaiphenesin

    656  Guanabenz

    657  Guanethidine

    658  Guanidine

    659  Haemophilus influenzae vaccine

    660  Halcinonide

    661  Halofantrine

    662  Haloperidol

    663  Halquinol

    664  Heparins

    665  Hepatitis A vaccine

    666  Hepatitis B vaccine

    667  Hexachlorophane

    668  Hexetidine

    669  Hexobendine

    670  Hexoprenaline

    671  Histamine

    672  Homatropine

    673  Human chorionic gonadotrophin

    674  Human papillomavirus vaccine

    675  Human protein C

    676  Hyaluronic acid

    677  Hydralazine

    678  Hydrargaphen

    679  Hydrochlorothiazide

    680  Hydrocortisone

    681  Hydrocyanic acid

    682  Hydroflumethiazide

    683  Hydroquinone

    684  Hydroxychloroquine

    685  Hydroxyphenamate

    686  Hydroxyprogesterone

    687  Hydroxyurea

    688  Hydroxyzine

    689  Hylan polymer

    690  Hyoscine

    691  Hyoscine butylbromide

    692  Hyoscyamine

    693  Hyoscyamus niger

    694  Hypromellose

    695  Ibandronic acid

    696  Ibogaine

    697  Ibritumomab tiuxetan

    698  Ibuprofen

    699  Ibuterol

    700  Ibutilide

    701  Icatibant

    702  Idarubicin

    703  Idoxuridine

    704  Idursulfase

    705  Ifosfamide

    706  Iloprost

    707  Imatinib

    708  Imiglucerase

    709  Imipenem

    710  Imipramine

    711  Imiquimod

    712  Immunoglobulin G

    713  Immunoglobulin anti-Hepatitis B

    714  Immunoglobulin anti-Human lymphocyte

    715  Immunoglobulin human anti-tetanus

    716  Immunoglobulin Zoster

    717  Indacaterol

    718  Indapamide

    719  Indinavir

    720  Indomethacin

    721  Indoramin

    722  Infliximab

    723  Influenza and coryza vaccines

    724  Ingenol mebutate

    725  Insulins

    726  Interferon alpha

    727  Interferon alpha-2alpha

    728  Interferon alpha-2beta

    729  Interferon beta-1alpha

    730  Interferon beta-1beta

    731  Interferon gamma-1beta

    732  Interferon gamma-2alpha

    733  Interleukin 2 human recombinant

    734  Ipecacuanha

    735  Ipilimumab

    736  Ipratropium

    737  Ipriflavone

    738  Iprindole

    739  Iproniazid

    740  Irbesartan

    741  Irinotecan

    742  Iron

    743  Isoaminile

    744  Isocarboxazid

    745  Isoconazole

    746  Isoetarine

    747  Isometheptene

    748  Isoniazid

    749  Isoprenaline

    750  Isoprinosine

    751  Isopropamide

    752  Isosorbide dinitrate

    753  Isosorbide mononitrate

    754  Isotretinoin

    755  Isoxicam

    756  Isoxsuprine

    757  Isradipine

    758  Itraconazole

    759  Ivabradine

    760  Ivermectin

    761  Ixabepilone

    762  Japanese encephalitis vaccine

    763  Kanamycin

    764  Ketanserin

    765  Ketoconazole

    766  Ketoprofen

    767  Ketorolac

    768  Ketotifen

    769  Khellin

    770  Labetalol

    771  Lacidipine

    772  Lacosamide

    773  Lamivudine

    774  Lamotrigine

    775  Lanreotide

    776  Lansoprazole

    777  Lanthanum

    778  Lapatinib

    779  Laronidase-rch

    780  Laropiprant

    781  Latamoxef

    782  Latanoprost

    783  Lefetamine

    784  Leflunomide

    785  Lenalidomide

    786  Lenograstim

    787  Lepirudin

    788  Lercanidipine

    789  Letrozol

    790  Leucovorin

    791  Leuprorelin

    792  Levallorphan

    793  Levamisole

    794  Levetiracetam

    795  Levobunolol

    796  Levobupivacaine

    797  Levocabastine

    798  Levocetirizine

    799  Levodopa

    800  Levomepromazine

    801  Levonorgestrel

    802  Levosimendan

    803  Lidoflazine

    804  Lignocaine

    805  Linagliptin

    806  Lincomycin

    807  Lindane

    808  Linezolid

    809  Liothyronine

    810  Liraglutide

    811  Lisinopril

    812  Lisuride

    813  Lithium

    814  Lixisenatide

    815  Lodoxamide

    816  Lofexidine

    817  Lomefloxacin

    818  Lomustine

    819  Loperamide

    820  Lopinavir

    821  Loracarbef

    822  Loratadine

    823  Losartan

    824  Lovastatin

    825  Loxapine

    826  Lumefantrine

    827  Lumiracoxib

    828  Luteinising hormone

    829  Lymecycline

    830  Mafenide

    831  Maprotiline

    832  Maraviroc

    833  Measles vaccine

    834  Mebanazine

    835  Mebeverine

    836  Mebhydrolin

    837  Mebutamate

    838  Mecamylamine

    839  Mecasermin

    840  Mecillinam

    841  Meclocycline

    842  Meclofenamate

    843  Meclozine

    844  Medigoxin

    845  Medroxyprogesterone

    846  Medrysone

    847  Mefenamic acid

    848  Mefloquine

    849  Mefruside

    850  Megestrol

    851  Melatonin

    852  Meloxicam

    853  Melphalan

    854  Memantine

    855  Meningococcal vaccine

    856  Mepacrine

    857  Mepenzolate

    858  Mephenesin

    859  Mephentermine

    860  Mepindolol

    861  Mepitiostane

    862  Mepivacaine

    863  Meptazinol

    864  Mepyramine

    865  Mequitazine

    866  Mercaptopurine

    867  Mercurochrome

    868  Meropenem

    869  Mesalazine

    870  Mesna

    871  Mesterolone

    872  Mestranol

    873  Metaraminol

    874  Metergoline

    875  Metformin

    876  Methacholine

    877  Methacycline

    878  Methanthelinium

    879  Methazolamide

    880  Methdilazine

    881  Methicillin

    882  Methimazole

    883  Methisazone

    884  Methixene

    885  Methocarbamol

    886  Methotrexate

    887  Methoxamine

    888  Methoxsalen

    889  Methsuximide

    890  Methyclothiazide

    891  Methyl aminolevulinate

    892  Methyl salicylate

    893  Methyldopa

    894  Methylene blue

    895  Methylergometrine

    896  Methylnaltrexone

    897  Methylprednisolone

    898  Methyltestosterone

    899  Methylthiouracil

    900  Methysergide

    901  Metoclopramide

    902  Metolazone

    903  Metoprolol

    904  Metronidazole

    905  Metyrapone

    906  Mexiletine

    907  Mezlocillin

    908  Mianserin

    909  Mibefradil

    910  Miconazole

    911  Midodrine

    912  Miglitol

    913  Miglustat

    914  Milrinone

    915  Minocycline

    916  Minoxidil

    917  Mirtazapine

    918  Misoprostol

    919  Mitomycin

    920  Mitoxantrone

    921  Moclobemide

    922  Modafinil

    923  Molgramostim

    924  Molindone

    925  Mometasone

    926  Monobenzone

    927  Montelukast

    928  Moricizine

    929  Motretinide

    930  Moxifloxacin

    931  Mumps vaccine

    932  Mupirocin

    933  Muraglitazar

    934  Muromonab

    935  Mustine

    936  Mycophenolic acid

    937  Nabumetone

    938  Nadolol

    939  Nadroparin

    940  Nafarelin

    941  Naftidrofuryl

    942  Nalbuphine

    943  Nalidixic acid

    944  Naloxone

    945  Naltrexone

    946  Nandrolone

    947  Naproxen

    948  Naratriptan

    949  Natalizumab

    950  Natamycin

    951  Nateglinide

    952  Nebivolol

    953  Nedocromil

    954  Nefazodone

    955  Nefopam

    956  Nelfinavir

    957  Neomycin

    958  Nepafenac

    959  Nesiritide

    960  Netilmicin

    961  Nevirapine

    962  Nialamide

    963  Nicardipine

    964  Nicergoline

    965  Nicorandil

    966  Nicotine

    967  Nicotinic acid

    968  Nicoumalone

    969  Nifedipine

    970  Nikethamide

    971  Nilotinib

    972  Nilutamide

    973  Nimesulide

    974  Nimodipine

    975  Nimorazole

    976  Niridazole

    977  Nisoldipine

    978  Nitisinone

    979  Nitrendipine

    980  Nitric oxide

    981  Nitrofurantoin

    982  Nitrofurazone

    983  Nitrous oxide

    984  Nitroxoline

    985  Nizatidine

    986  Nomegestrol

    987  Noradrenaline

    988  Norelgestromin

    989  Norethisterone

    990  Norfloxacin

    991  Norgestrel

    992  Noribogaine

    993  Nortriptyline

    994  Noxiptyline

    995  Nystatin

    996  Octatropine

    997  Octreotide

    998  Oestradiol

    999  Oestriol

    1000  Oestrogens conjugated

    1001  Oestrone

    1002  Ofatumumab

    1003  Ofloxacin

    1004  Olanzapine

    1005  Oleandomycin

    1006  Olmesartan

    1007  Olopatadine

    1008  Olsalazine

    1009  Omalizumab

    1010  Omeprazole

    1011  Ondansetron

    1012  Opipramol

    1013  Orciprenaline

    1014  Orlistat

    1015  Ornidazole

    1016  Ornipressin

    1017  Orphenadrine

    1018  Oseltamivir

    1019  Ouabain

    1020  Oxacillin

    1021  Oxaliplatin

    1022  Oxandrolone

    1023  Oxaprozin

    1024  Oxcarbazepine

    1025  Oxedrine

    1026  Oxetacaine

    1027  Oxiconazole

    1028  Oxitropium

    1029  Oxolamine

    1030  Oxolinic acid

    1031  Oxpentifylline

    1032  Oxprenolol

    1033  Oxybuprocaine

    1034  Oxybutynin

    1035  Oxymetholone

    1036  Oxyphenbutazone

    1037  Oxyphencyclimine

    1038  Oxyphenonium

    1039  Oxytetracycline

    1040  Paclitaxel

    1041  Palifermin

    1042  Paliperidone

    1043  Palivizumab

    1044  Palonosetron

    1045  Pamidronic acid

    1046  Pancreatic enzymes

    1047  Panitumumab

    1048  Pantoprazole

    1049  Papaverine

    1050  Paracetamol

    1051  Paraldehyde

    1052  Paramethadione

    1053  Paramethasone

    1054  Parecoxib

    1055  Paricalcitol

    1056  Paromomycin

    1057  Paroxetine

    1058  Pazopanib

    1059  Pefloxacin

    1060  Pegaptanib

    1061  Pegfilgrastim

    1062  Peginterferon alfa-2alfa

    1063  Peginterferon alfa-2beta

    1064  Pegvisomant

    1065  Pemetrexed

    1066  Penbutolol

    1067  Penciclovir

    1068  Penicillamine

    1069  Pentaerythrityl tetranitrate

    1070  Pentagastrin

    1071  Pentamidine

    1072  Pentazocine

    1073  Penthienate

    1074  Pentosan polysulfate sodium

    1075  Pentoxifylline

    1076  Pergolide

    1077  Perhexiline

    1078  Pericyazine

    1079  Perindopril

    1080  Permethrin

    1081  Perphenazine

    1082  Pertussis antigen

    1083  Pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine

    1084  Phenacemide

    1085  Phenacetin

    1086  Phenazone

    1087  Phenazopyridine

    1088  Phenelzine

    1089  Pheneticillin

    1090  Phenformin

    1091  Phenindione

    1092  Pheniramine

    1093  Phenisatin

    1094  Phenolphthalein

    1095  Phenoxybenzamine

    1096  Phenoxymethylpenicillin

    1097  Phensuximide

    1098  Phentolamine

    1099  Phenylbutazone

    1100  Phenylephrine

    1101  Phenyltoloxamine

    1102  Phenytoin

    1103  Phthalylsulfathiazole

    1104  Physostigmine

    1105  Pilocarpine

    1106  Pimecrolimus

    1107  Pimozide

    1108  Pinacidil

    1109  Pindolol

    1110  Pioglitazone

    1111  Pipemidic acid

    1112  Pipenzolate

    1113  Piperacillin

    1114  Piperidolate

    1115  Pipobroman

    1116  Pipothiazine

    1117  Piracetam

    1118  Pirbuterol

    1119  Pirenoxine

    1120  Pirenzepine

    1121  Piretanide

    1122  Piroxicam

    1123  Pirprofen

    1124  Pitavastatin

    1125  Pivampicillin

    1126  Pizotifen

    1127  Plerixafor

    1128  Plicamycin

    1129  Pneumococcal vaccine

    1130  Podophyllotoxin

    1131  Podophyllum emodi

    1132  Podophyllum peltatum

    1133  Poliomyelitis vaccine

    1134  Polyestradiol

    1135  Polymyxin

    1136  Polythiazide

    1137  Poractant alfa

    1138  Posaconazole

    1139  Potassium perchlorate

    1140  Practolol

    1141  Pralidoxime

    1142  Pramipexole

    1143  Pramocaine

    1144  Prasterone

    1145  Prasugrel

    1146  Pravastatin

    1147  Praziquantel

    1148  Prazosin

    1149  Prednisolone

    1150  Prednisone

    1151  Pregabalin

    1152  Pregnenolone

    1153  Prenylamine

    1154  Prilocaine

    1155  Primaquine

    1156  Primidone

    1157  Probenecid

    1158  Probucol

    1159  Procainamide

    1160  Procaine

    1161  Procaine penicillin

    1162  Procarbazine

    1163  Prochlorperazine

    1164  Procyclidine

    1165  Progesterone

    1166  Proglumide

    1167  Proguanil

    1168  Promazine

    1169  Promethazine

    1170  Propafenone

    1171  Propamidine

    1172  Propantheline

    1173  Propranolol

    1174  Propylthiouracil

    1175  Propyphenazone

    1176  Proquazone

    1177  Proscillaridin

    1178  Protamine

    1179  Prothionamide

    1180  Prothipendyl

    1181  Protirelin

    1182  Protriptyline

    1183  Proxymetacaine

    1184  Prucalopride

    1185  Pulmonaria spp.

    1186  Pyrazinamide

    1187  Pyridinolcarbamate

    1188  Pyridostigmine

    1189  Pyridoxal

    1190  Pyridoxamine

    1191  Pyridoxine

    1192  Pyrimethamine

    1193  Pyrvinium

    1194  Quazepam

    1195  Quetiapine

    1196  Quinagolide

    1197  Quinapril

    1198  Quinethazone

    1199  Quinidine

    1200  Quinine

    1201  Quinisocaine

    1202  Quinupristin

    1203  Rabeprazole

    1204  Rabies vaccine

    1205  Raloxifene

    1206  Raltegravir

    1207  Raltitrexed

    1208  Ramipril

    1209  Ranibizumab

    1210  Ranitidine

    1211  Rasagiline

    1212  Rasburicase

    1213  Razoxane

    1214  Reboxetine

    1215  Remestemcel-L

    1216  Repaglinide

    1217  Reserpine

    1218  Reteplase

    1219  Ribavirin

    1220  Rifabutin

    1221  Rifampicin

    1222  Rifamycin

    1223  Rifapentin

    1224  Rifaximin

    1225  Rilpivirine

    1226  Rimexolone

    1227  Rimiterol

    1228  Rimonabant

    1229  Risedronic acid

    1230  Risperidone

    1231  Ritodrine

    1232  Ritonavir

    1233  Rituximab

    1234  Rivaroxaban

    1235  Rivastigmine

    1236  Rizatriptan

    1237  Rofecoxib

    1238  Roflumilast

    1239  Rolitetracycline

    1240  Romiplostim

    1241  Ropinirole

    1242  Ropivacaine

    1243  Rosiglitazone

    1244  Rosoxacin

    1245  Rosuvastatin

    1246  Rotavirus vaccine

    1247  Rotigotine

    1248  Roxithromycin

    1249  Rubella vaccine

    1250  Ruboxistaurin

    1251  Rupatadine

    1252  Salbutamol

    1253  Salcatonin

    1254  Salmeterol

    1255  Sapropterin

    1256  Saquinavir

    1257  Saxagliptin

    1258  Scopolia carniolica

    1259  Selegiline

    1260  Selenium

    1261  Sermorelin

    1262  Sertindole

    1263  Sertraline

    1264  Serum, dried human

    1265  Sevelamer

    1266  Sibutramine

    1267  Sildenafil and its structural analogues

    1268  Silver sulfadiazine

    1269  Simvastatin

    1270  Sirolimus

    1271  Sisomicin

    1272  Sitagliptin

    1273  Sitaxentan

    1274  Sodium cellulose phosphate

    1275  Sodium cromoglycate

    1276  Sodium nitroprusside

    1277  Sodium phosphate

    1278  Sodium polystyrene sulphonate

    1279  Solifenacin

    1280  Somatostatin

    1281  Somatropin

    1282  Sorafenib

    1283  Sotalol

    1284  Sparfloxacin

    1285  Spectinomycin

    1286  Spiramycin

    1287  Spirapril

    1288  Spironolactone

    1289  Stanozolol

    1290  Staphylococcus aureus vaccine

    1291  Stavudine

    1292  Stilboestrol

    1293  Streptococcus beta-haemolyticus vaccine

    1294  Streptodornase

    1295  Streptokinase

    1296  Streptomycin

    1297  Strontium ranelate

    1298  Strophanthin K

    1299  Succimer

    1300  Sulbactam

    1301  Sulconazole

    1302  Sulfacetamide

    1303  Sulfadimethoxine

    1304  Sulfadimidine

    1305  Sulfadoxine

    1306  Sulfafurazole

    1307  Sulfaguanidine

    1308  Sulfamerazine

    1309  Sulfamethizole

    1310  Sulfamethoxazole

    1311  Sulfamethoxydiazine

    1312  Sulfamethoxypyridazine

    1313  Sulfametrole

    1314  Sulfamonomethoxine

    1315  Sulfamoxole

    1316  Sulfapyridine

    1317  Sulfasalazine

    1318  Sulfathiazole

    1319  Sulfatroxazole

    1320  Sulfinpyrazone

    1321  Sulfomyxin

    1322  Sulindac

    1323  Sultamicillin

    1324  Sulthiame

    1325  Sumatriptan

    1326  Sunitinib

    1327  Sutilains

    1328  T cell receptor antibody

    1329  Tacrine

    1330  Tacrolimus

    1331  Tadalafil and its structural analogues

    1332  Tafluprost

    1333  Taliglucerase alfa

    1334  Tamoxifen

    1335  Tamsulosin

    1336  Tasonermin

    1337  Tazarotene

    1338  Tazobactam

    1339  Tegafur

    1340  Tegaserod

    1341  Teicoplanin

    1342  Telaprevir

    1343  Telbivudine

    1344  Telithromycin

    1345  Telmisartan

    1346  Temozolomide

    1347  Temsirolimus

    1348  Tenecteplase

    1349  Teniposide

    1350  Tenofovir

    1351  Tenoxicam

    1352  Terazosin

    1353  Terbinafine

    1354  Terbutaline

    1355  Terfenadine

    1356  Teriparatide

    1357  Terlipressin

    1358  Terodiline

    1359  Testolactone

    1360  Testosterone

    1361  Tetanus antitoxin

    1362  Tetanus toxoid

    1363  Tetanus vaccine

    1364  Tetrabenazine

    1365  Tetracosactrin

    1366  Tetracycline

    1367  Tetroxoprim

    1368  Thenyldiamine

    1369  Theophylline

    1370  Thiethylperazine

    1371  Thioacetazone

    1372  Thioguanine

    1373  Thioproperazine

    1374  Thioridazine

    1375  Thiotepa

    1376  Thiothixene

    1377  Thiouracil

    1378  Thymoxamine

    1379  Thyroid

    1380  Thyrotrophin

    1381  Thyrotrophin-releasing factor

    1382  Thyroxine

    1383  Tiagabine

    1384  Tiaprofenic acid

    1385  Tiaramide

    1386  Tibolone

    1387  Ticagrelor

    1388  Ticarcillin

    1389  Ticlopidine

    1390  Tiemonium

    1391  Tigecycline

    1392  Tiludronic acid

    1393  Timolol

    1394  Tinidazole

    1395  Tinzaparin

    1396  Tioconazole

    1397  Tiotropium

    1398  Tipepidine

    1399  Tiprinavir

    1400  Tirilazad

    1401  Tirofiban

    1402  Tobramycin

    1403  Tocainide

    1404  Tocilizumab

    1405  Tolazamide

    1406  Tolazoline

    1407  Tolbutamide

    1408  Tolcapone

    1409  Tolfenamic acid

    1410  Tolmetin

    1411  Tolonium

    1412  Tolpropamine

    1413  Tolterodine

    1414  Tolvaptan

    1415  Topiramate

    1416  Topotecan

    1417  Torasemide

    1418  Toremifene

    1419  Tramadol

    1420  Trandolapril

    1421  Tranexamic acid

    1422  Tranylcypromine

    1423  Trastuzumab

    1424  Travoprost

    1425  Trazodone

    1426  Treosulphan

    1427  Treprostinil

    1428  Trestolone

    1429  Tretinoin

    1430  Triacetyloleandomycin

    1431  Triamcinolone

    1432  Triamterene

    1433  Triaziquone

    1434  Trichlormethiazide

    1435  Trichloroacetic acid

    1436  Triclofos

    1437  Trifluoperazine

    1438  Trifluperidol

    1439  Triflupromazine

    1440  Trimeprazine

    1441  Trimethoprim

    1442  Trimipramine

    1443  Trioxysalen

    1444  Triple antigen vaccine

    1445  Triprolidine

    1446  Triptorelin

    1447  Troglitazone

    1448  Trometamol

    1449  Tropicamide

    1450  Tropisetron

    1451  Trovafloxacin

    1452  Troxidone

    1453  Tryptophan

    1454  Tuberculin

    1455  Tuberculosis vaccine

    1456  Tulobuterol

    1457  Typhoid vaccine

    1458  Unoprostone

    1459  Urapidil

    1460  Urofollitropin

    1461  Urokinase

    1462  Ursodeoxycholic acid

    1463  Ustekinumab

    1464  Vaccinia virus vaccine

    1465  Valaciclovir

    1466  Valdecoxib

    1467  Valganciclovir

    1468  Valnoctamide

    1469  Valproic acid

    1470  Valsartan

    1471  Vancomycin

    1472  Vardenafil and its structural analogues

    1473  Varenicline

    1474  Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine

    1475  Vasopressin

    1476  Velaglucerase alfa

    1477  Vemurafenib

    1478  Venlafaxine

    1479  Verapamil

    1480  Vernakalant

    1481  Verteporfin

    1482  Vidarabine

    1483  Vigabatrin

    1484  Vildagliptin

    1485  Viloxazine

    1486  Vinblastine

    1487  Vincamine

    1488  Vincristine

    1489  Vindesine

    1490  Vinflunine

    1491  Vinorelbine

    1492  Visnadine

    1493  Vitamin A

    1494  Vitamin D

    1495  Voriconazole

    1496  Vorinostat

    1497  Warfarin

    1498  Xamoterol

    1499  Xanthinol nicotinate

    1500  Ximelagatran

    1501  Xipamide

    1502  Yellow fever vaccine

    1503  Yohimbine

    1504  Zafirlukast

    1505  Zalcitabine

    1506  Zaleplon

    1507  Zanamivir

    1508  Zidovudine

    1509  Zimeldine

    1510  Zinc ziprasidone

    1511  Zoledronic acid

    1512  Zolmitriptan

    1513  Zolpidem

    1514  Zonisamide

    1515  Zopiclone

    1516  Zoxazolamine

    1517  Zuclopenthixol

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 come into force on the 28th day after the date of their notification in the Gazette, permit certain pharmacists to prescribe the specified prescription medicines. To be permitted to do so, pharmacists must satisfy the requirements of the regulations relating to competence, qualifications, and training for pharmacist prescribers.

The Pharmacy Council must specify details of the competence, qualifications, and training requirements for pharmacist prescribers by notice in the Gazette.

Persons not meeting those requirements must not prescribe the medicines listed in the Schedule. A person who does so (unless authorised to prescribe the medicine under another enactment) commits an offence punishable on conviction by a fine not exceeding $500.


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

Date of notification in Gazette: 6 June 2013.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Health.