National Health (Continued Dispensing) Amendment Determination 2013 (No. 1) (No. PB 45 of 2013)

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PB 45 of 2013
National Health (Continued Dispensing) Amendment Determination 2013 (No. 1)
 
National Health Act 1953
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I, Steve Dunlop, Acting Assistant Secretary, Pharmaceutical Access Branch, Pharmaceutical Benefits Division, Department of Health and Ageing, delegate of the Minister for Health and Medical Research, make the following determination under subsection 89A(3) of the National Health Act 1953.
Dated   2 August  2013
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Steve Dunlop
Acting Assistant Secretary
Pharmaceutical Access Branch
Pharmaceutical Benefits Division
Department of Health and Ageing
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1              Name of Instrument
 
(1)                This Instrument is the National Health (Continued Dispensing) Amendment Instrument 2013 (No.1).
 
(2)                This Instrument may also be cited as PB 45 of 2013.
 
2             Commencement
This Instrument commences on the day after registration.
3              Amendments to National Health (Continued Dispensing) Determination 2012
Schedule 1 amends the National Health (Continued Dispensing) Determination 2012.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Schedule 1                   Amendments
[1]      Subsection 1.03(2)
insert in alphabetical order:
·           listed brand
·           Schedule equivalent
 
[2]      after Paragraph 2.01(3)(b)
insert:
(c)   a reference to “the pharmaceutical benefit” in sections 2.03, 2.05, 2.06 and 2.07 includes a pharmaceutical benefit that is Schedule equivalent.
 
[3]     Section 3.01
omit:
3.01      Pharmaceutical benefits
For paragraph 89A (3) (a) of the Act, Schedule 1 sets out the pharmaceutical benefits that may be supplied by an approved pharmacist without a prescription for that supply under subsection 89A (1) of the Act.
insert:
3.01      Pharmaceutical benefits
(1)     For subsection 89A (3) (a) of the Act, an approved pharmacist may supply without a prescription a pharmaceutical benefit, being any listed brand of a pharmaceutical item mentioned in Schedule 1.
(2)     For subsection (1), the pharmaceutical item is the listed drug mentioned in Schedule 1:
(a)   in the form mentioned in Schedule 1 for the listed drug; and
(b)   with the manner of administration mentioned in Schedule 1 for the form of the listed drug.
 
[4]      Schedule 1
omit: 
 
insert:
Schedule 1        Pharmaceutical benefits
(sections 3.01)
Part 1                      Oral hormonal contraceptives
Listed Drug
Form
Manner of Administration

Levonorgestrel
Tablets 30 micrograms, 28
Oral

Levonorgestrel with Ethinyloestradiol
Pack containing 21 tablets 100 micrograms-20 micrograms and 7 inert tablets
Oral

 
Pack containing 21 tablets 125 micrograms‑50 micrograms and 7 inert tablets
Oral

 
Pack containing 21 tablets 150 micrograms‑30 micrograms and 7 inert tablets
Oral

 
Pack containing 6 tablets 50 micrograms‑30 micrograms, 5 tablets 75 micrograms‑40 micrograms, 10 tablets 125 micrograms‑30 micrograms and 7 inert tablets
Oral

Norethisterone
Tablets 350 micrograms, 28
Oral

Norethisterone with Ethinyloestradiol
Pack containing 21 tablets 500 micrograms‑35 micrograms and 7 inert tablets
Oral

 
Pack containing 21 tablets 1 mg‑35 micrograms and 7 inert tablets
Oral

 
Pack containing 12 tablets 500 micrograms‑35 micrograms, 9 tablets 1 mg‑35 micrograms and 7 inert tablets
Oral

Norethisterone with Mestranol
Pack containing 21 tablets 1 mg‑50 micrograms and 7 inert tablets
Oral

 
 
 
 
 
 
Part 2     Lipid modifying agents
Listed Drug
Form
Manner of Administration

Atorvastatin
Tablet 10 mg (as calcium)
Oral

 
Tablet 20 mg (as calcium)
Oral

 
Tablet 40 mg (as calcium)
Oral

 
Tablet 80 mg (as calcium)
Oral

Fluvastatin
Capsule 20 mg (as sodium)
Oral

 
Capsule 40 mg (as sodium)
Oral

 
Tablet (prolonged release) 80 mg (as sodium)
Oral

Pravastatin
Tablet containing pravastatin sodium 10 mg
Oral

 
Tablet containing pravastatin sodium 20 mg
Oral

 
Tablet containing pravastatin sodium 40 mg
Oral

 
Tablet containing pravastatin sodium 80 mg
Oral

Rosuvastatin
Tablet 5 mg (as calcium)
Oral

 
Tablet 10 mg (as calcium)
Oral

 
Tablet 20 mg (as calcium)
Oral

 
Tablet 40 mg (as calcium)
Oral

Simvastatin
Tablet 5 mg
Oral

 
Tablet 10 mg
Oral

 
Tablet 20 mg
Oral

 
Tablet 40 mg
Oral

 
Tablet 80 mg
Oral

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Note
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