National Health (Listing of Pharmaceutical Benefits) Amendment Instrument 2013 (No. 14) (No. PB 88 of 2013)

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PB 88 of 2013
National Health (Listing of Pharmaceutical Benefits) Amendment Instrument 2013
(No. 14)
National Health Act 1953
I, FELICITY McNEILL, First Assistant Secretary, Pharmaceutical Benefits Division, Department of Health, delegate of the Minister for Health, make this Instrument under sections 84AF, 84AK, 85, 85A, 88 and 101 of the National Health Act 1953.
Dated                                          18 December 2013
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FELICITY McNEILL
First Assistant Secretary
Pharmaceutical Benefits Division
Department of Health
 
1          Name of Instrument
            (1)        This Instrument is the National Health (Listing of Pharmaceutical Benefits) Amendment Instrument 2013 (No. 14).
            (2)        This Instrument may also be cited as PB 88 of 2013.
2          Commencement
This Instrument commences on 1 January 2014.
3          Amendment of National Health (Listing of Pharmaceutical Benefits) Instrument 2012 (PB 71 of 2012)
            Schedule 1 amends the National Health (Listing of Pharmaceutical Benefits) Instrument 2012 (PB 71 of 2012).
Schedule 1     Amendments
 
[1]           Schedule 1, entry for Alendronic Acid in the form Tablet 70 mg (as alendronate sodium)
omit:
 
 
 
Adronat
AF
MP NP
C4122 C4123 C4133
 
4
5
4
 
[2]           Schedule 1, entry for Amino acids—synthetic, formula
substitute:
Amino acids—synthetic, formula
Oral powder 400 g (EleCare)
Oral
EleCare
AB
MP NP
C4305 C4312 C4323 C4330 C4337 C4338 C4339 C4345 C4352 C4368 C4414 C4415
P4305 P4312 P4323 P4330 P4337 P4338 P4339 P4345 P4352 P4415
8
5
1
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
MP NP
C4305 C4312 C4323 C4330 C4337 C4338 C4339 C4345 C4352 C4368 C4414 C4415
P4368 P4414
12
5
1
 
 

 
Oral powder 400 g (Neocate Advance)
Oral
Neocate Advance
SB
MP NP
C4305 C4312 C4323 C4330 C4337 C4338 C4339 C4345 C4352 C4415
 
8
5
1
 
 

 
Oral powder 400 g (Neocate Advance Vanilla)
Oral
Neocate Advance Vanilla
SB
MP NP
C4305 C4312 C4323 C4330 C4337 C4338 C4339 C4345 C4352 C4368 C4414 C4415
P4305 P4312 P4323 P4330 P4337 P4338 P4339 P4345 P4352 P4415
8
5
1
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
MP NP
C4305 C4312 C4323 C4330 C4337 C4338 C4339 C4345 C4352 C4368 C4414 C4415
P4368 P4414
12
5
1
 
 

 
 
[3]           Schedule 1, entry for Amino acid synthetic formula supplemented with long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids
substitute:
Amino acid synthetic formula supplemented with long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids
Oral powder 400 g (EleCare LCP)
Oral
EleCare LCP
AB
MP NP
C4305 C4312 C4323 C4330 C4337 C4338 C4339 C4345 C4352 C4415
 
8
5
1
 
 

 
Oral powder 400 g (Neocate LCP)
Oral
Neocate LCP
SB
MP NP
C4305 C4312 C4323 C4330 C4337 C4338 C4339 C4345 C4352 C4415
 
8
5
1
 
 

[4]           Schedule 1, entry for Amino acid synthetic formula supplemented with long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and
medium chain triglycerides
substitute:
Amino acid synthetic formula supplemented with long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and
medium chain triglycerides
Oral powder 400 g (Alfamino)
Oral
Alfamino
NT
MP NP
C4305 C4312 C4323 C4330 C4337 C4338 C4339 C4345 C4352
 
8
5
1
 
 

 
Oral powder 400 g (Neocate Gold)
Oral
Neocate Gold
SB
MP NP
C4305 C4312 C4323 C4330 C4337 C4338 C4339 C4345 C4352 C4368 C4414 C4415
P4305 P4312 P4323 P4330 P4337 P4338 P4339 P4345 P4352 P4415
8
5
1
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
C4305 C4312 C4323 C4330 C4337 C4338 C4339 C4345 C4352 C4368 C4414 C4415
P4368 P4414
12
5
1
 
 

[5]           Schedule 1, entry for Amlodipine with valsartan in each of the forms: Tablet 5 mg (as besylate)-80 mg; Tablet 5 mg (as besylate)-160 mg; Tablet 5 mg (as besylate)-320 mg; Tablet 10 mg (as besylate)-160 mg; and Tablet 10 mg (as besylate)-320 mg
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C3307   substitute:             C4373
[6]           Schedule 1, entry for Amlodipine with valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide in each of the forms: Tablet 5 mg (as besylate)-160 mg-12.5 mg; Tablet 5 mg (as besylate)-160 mg-25 mg; Tablet 10 mg (as besylate)-160 mg-12.5 mg; Tablet 10 mg (as besylate)-160 mg-25 mg; and Tablet 10 mg (as besylate)-320 mg-25 mg
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C3539   substitute:             C4311
 
[7]           Schedule 1, entry for Apixaban in the form Tablet 2.5 mg [Maximum Quantity 20; Number of Repeats 0]
(a)      omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:           C3957  C3991  C4043  C4044  C4046  C4269      
substitute:  C4269  C4359  C4381  C4382  C4402  C4409
(b)      omit from the column headed “Purposes”:         P3957  P4043     substitute:             P4359  P4381
[8]           Schedule 1, entry for Apixaban in the form Tablet 2.5 mg [Maximum Quantity 30; Number of Repeats 0]
(a)      omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:           C3957  C3991  C4043  C4044  C4046  C4269      
substitute:  C4269  C4359  C4381  C4382  C4402  C4409
(b)      omit from the column headed “Purposes”:         P3991  P4044     substitute:             P4382  P4409
[9]           Schedule 1, entry for Apixaban in the form Tablet 2.5 mg [Maximum Quantity 60; Number of Repeats 0]
(a)      omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:           C3957  C3991  C4043  C4044  C4046  C4269      
substitute:  C4269  C4359  C4381  C4382  C4402  C4409
(b)      omit from the column headed “Purposes”:         P4046    substitute:             P4402
[10]         Schedule 1, entry for Apixaban in the form Tablet 2.5 mg [Maximum Quantity 60; Number of Repeats 5]
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:       C3957  C3991  C4043  C4044  C4046  C4269      
substitute:          C4269  C4359  C4381  C4382  C4402  C4409
[11]         Schedule 1, entry for Aprepitant
omit:
 
Pack containing 1 capsule 125 mg and 2 capsules 80 mg
 
Emend
MK
MP NP
See Note 1
C3619 C3620 C3621
 
1
5
1
 
[12]         Schedule 1, after entry for Benztropine in the form Injection containing benztropine mesylate 2 mg in 2 mL
insert in the columns in the order indicated:
 
Injection containing benztropine mesylate 2 mg in 2 mL vial
Injection
Benztropine Omega
FK
MP NP PDP
 
10
0
10
 
[13]         Schedule 1, entry for Bromocriptine
omit:
 
Capsule 5 mg (as mesylate)
Oral
Kripton 5
AF
MP
C1001 C1255 C1841 C1842 C1843 C1844
 
60
5
60
 
 
 
[14]         Schedule 1, entry for Budesonide with Eformoterol
substitute:
Budesonide with eformoterol
Powder for oral inhalation in breath actuated device containing budesonide 100 micrograms with eformoterol fumarate dihydrate 6 micrograms per dose, 120 doses
Inhalation by mouth
Symbicort Turbuhaler 100/6
AP
MP NP
C4380
 
1
5
1
 
 

 
Powder for oral inhalation in breath actuated device containing budesonide 200 micrograms with eformoterol fumarate dihydrate 6 micrograms per dose, 120 doses
Inhalation by mouth
Symbicort Turbuhaler 200/6
AP
MP NP
C4380
 
1
5
1
 
 

 
Powder for oral inhalation in breath actuated device containing budesonide 400 micrograms with eformoterol fumarate dihydrate 12 micrograms per dose, 60 doses, 2
Inhalation by mouth
Symbicort Turbuhaler 400/12
AP
MP NP
C4394 C4416
 
1
5
1
 
 

 
Pressurised inhalation containing budesonide 50 micrograms with eformoterol fumarate dihydrate 3 micrograms per dose, 120 doses
Inhalation by mouth
Symbicort Rapihaler 50/3
AP
MP NP
C4397
 
2
5
1
 
 

 
Pressurised inhalation containing budesonide 100 micrograms with eformoterol fumarate dihydrate 3 micrograms per dose, 120 doses
Inhalation by mouth
Symbicort Rapihaler 100/3
AP
MP NP
C4397
 
2
5
1
 
 

 
Pressurised inhalation containing budesonide 200 micrograms with eformoterol fumarate dihydrate 6 micrograms per dose, 120 doses
Inhalation by mouth
Symbicort Rapihaler 200/6
AP
MP NP
C4327 C4404
 
2
5
1
 
 

[15]         Schedule 1, entry for Calcitriol
omit from the column headed “Responsible Person” for the brand “Calciprox”:                 GN          substitute:             ER
[16]         Schedule 1, entry for Candesartan with Hydrochlorothiazide in each of the forms: Tablet containing candesartan cilexetil 16 mg with hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg; Tablet containing candesartan cilexetil 32 mg with hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg; and Tablet containing candesartan cilexetil 32 mg with hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C3307   substitute:             C4374
[17]         Schedule 1, entry for Cephalexin in the form Capsule 250 mg (anhydrous) [Maximum Quantity: 20; Number of Repeats: 0]
(a)      insert in the columns in the order indicated, and in alphabetical order for the column headed “Brand”:
 
 
 
Cephalex 250
CR
PDP
 
20
0
20
 
(b)      omit:
 
 
 
Pharmacor Cephalexin 250
CR
PDP
 
20
0
20
 
[18]         Schedule 1, entry for Cephalexin in the form Capsule 250 mg (anhydrous) [Maximum Quantity: 20; Number of Repeats: 1]
(a)      insert in the columns in the order indicated, and in alphabetical order for the column headed “Brand”:
 
 
 
Cephalex 250
CR
MP NP MW
 
20
1
20
 
(b)      omit:
 
 
 
Pharmacor Cephalexin 250
CR
MP NP MW
 
20
1
20
 
[19]         Schedule 1, entry for Cephalexin in the form Capsule 250 mg (anhydrous) [Maximum Quantity: 40; Number of Repeats: 2]
(a)      insert in the columns in the order indicated, and in alphabetical order for the column headed “Brand”:
 
 
 
Cephalex 250
CR
MP
C4243
 
40
2
20
 
(b)      omit:
 
 
 
Pharmacor Cephalexin 250
CR
MP
C4243
 
40
2
20
 
[20]         Schedule 1, entry for Clozapine in each of the forms: Tablet 25 mg: Tablet 50 mg; Tablet 100 mg; Tablet 200 mg; and
Oral liquid 50 mg per mL, 100 mL
omit from the column headed “Circumstances” (all instances):               C1826  C1827  C3326  C3327     substitute            C4371  C4411
[21]         Schedule 1, after entry for Cyclophosphamide in the form Tablet 50 mg
insert in the columns in the order indicated, and in alphabetical order for the column headed “Brand”:
 
Tablet 50 mg (as monohydrate)
Oral
Endoxan
BX
MP
 
50
2
50
 
[22]         Schedule 1, entry for Dabigatran etexilate in the form Capsule 75 mg (as mesilate) [Maximum Quantity 20; Number of Repeats 0]
(a)      omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:               C3957  C4047  C4048    substitute:             C4369  C4381  C4402
(b)      omit from the column headed “Purposes”:         P3957   substitute:             P4381
[23]         Schedule 1, entry for Dabigatran etexilate in the form Capsule 75 mg (as mesilate) [Maximum Quantity 20; Number of Repeats 1]
(a)      omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:               C3957  C4047  C4048    substitute:             C4369  C4381  C4402
(b)      omit from the column headed “Purposes”:         P4047   substitute:             P4369
[24]         Schedule 1, entry for Dabigatran etexilate in the form Capsule 75 mg (as mesilate) [Maximum Quantity 60; Number of Repeats 0]
(a)      omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:               C3957  C4047  C4048    substitute:             C4369  C4381  C4402
(b)      omit from the column headed “Purposes”:         P4048   substitute:             P4402
[25]         Schedule 1, entry for Dabigatran etexilate in the form Capsule 110 mg (as mesilate) [Maximum Quantity 20; Number of Repeats 0]
(a)      omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:               C3957  C4047  C4048  C4269     substitute:             C4269  C4369  C4381  C4402
(b)      omit from the column headed “Purposes”:         P3957   substitute:             P4381
[26]         Schedule 1, entry for Dabigatran etexilate in the form Capsule 110 mg (as mesilate) [Maximum Quantity 20; Number of Repeats 1]
(a)      omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:               C3957  C4047  C4048  C4269     substitute:             C4269  C4369  C4381  C4402
(b)      omit from the column headed “Purposes”:         P4047   substitute:          P4369
[27]         Schedule 1, entry for Dabigatran etexilate in the form Capsule 110 mg (as mesilate) [Maximum Quantity 60; Number of Repeats 0]
(a)      omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:               C3957  C4047  C4048  C4269     substitute:             C4269  C4369  C4381  C4402
(b)      omit from the column headed “Purposes”:         P4048   substitute:             P4402
[28]         Schedule 1, entry for Dabigatran etexilate in the form Capsule 110 mg (as mesilate) [Maximum Quantity 60; Number of Repeats 5]
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C3957  C4047  C4048  C4269     substitute:             C4269  C4369  C4381  C4402
[29]         Schedule 1, entry for Dimethyl fumarate in the form Capsule (modified release) 120 mg
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C4320  C4335     substitute              C4370  C4410
[30]         Schedule 1, entry for Dimethyl fumarate in the form Capsule (modified release) 240 mg
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C4356    substitute              C4417
[31]         Schedule 1, entry for Enalapril in each of the forms: Tablet containing enalapril maleate 5 mg; Tablet containing enalapril maleate 10 mg; and Tablet containing enalapril maleate 20 mg
insert in the columns in the order indicated, and in alphabetical order for the column headed “Brand”:
 
 
 
APO-Enalapril
TX
MP NP
 
 
30
5
30
 
 
[32]         Schedule 1, entry for Enalapril with Hydrochlorothiazide
omit from the column headed “Circumstances” (twice occurring):         C3307   substitute:             C4389
[33]         Schedule 1, entry for Eprosartan with Hydrochlorothiazide
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C3307   substitute:             C4374
[34]         Schedule 1, entry for Erlotinib in each of the forms: Tablet 25 mg (as hydrochloride); Tablet 100 mg (as hydrochloride); and
Tablet 150 mg (as hydrochloride)
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C2971  C2972    substitute:             C4362  C4386  C4387  C4403  C4406
[35]         Schedule 1, entry for Exenatide in each of the forms: Injection solution 5 micrograms per dose in pre-filled pen, 60 doses;
and Injection solution 10 micrograms per dose in pre-filled pen, 60 doses
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C3540  C3542    substitute:             C4392  C4405
[36]         Schedule 1, entry for Fluticasone with eformoterol in each of the forms: Pressurised inhalation containing fluticasone propionate 50 micrograms with eformoterol fumarate dihydrate 5 micrograms per dose, 120 doses; Pressurised inhalation containing fluticasone propionate 125 micrograms with eformoterol fumarate dihydrate 5 micrograms per dose, 120 doses; and Pressurised inhalation containing fluticasone propionate 250 micrograms with eformoterol fumarate dihydrate 10 micrograms per dose, 120 doses
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C4315   substitute:             C4395
 
[37]         Schedule 1, entry for Fluticasone with Salmeterol in each of the forms: Pressurised inhalation containing fluticasone propionate 50 micrograms with salmeterol 25 micrograms (as xinafoate) per dose, 120 doses (CFC‑free formulation); Pressurised inhalation containing fluticasone propionate 125 micrograms with salmeterol 25 micrograms (as xinafoate) per dose, 120 doses (CFC‑free formulation); Powder for oral inhalation in breath actuated device containing fluticasone propionate 100 micrograms with salmeterol 50 micrograms (as xinafoate) per dose, 60 doses; and Powder for oral inhalation in breath actuated device containing fluticasone propionate 250 micrograms with salmeterol 50 micrograms (as xinafoate) per dose, 60 doses
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C1758  C1759    substitute:             C4408
[38]         Schedule 1, entry for Fluticasone with Salmeterol in each of the forms: Pressurised inhalation containing fluticasone propionate 250 micrograms with salmeterol 25 micrograms (as xinafoate) per dose, 120 doses (CFC‑free formulation); and Powder for oral inhalation in breath actuated device containing fluticasone propionate 500 micrograms with salmeterol 50 micrograms (as xinafoate) per dose, 60 doses
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C1758  C1759  C2680    substitute:             C4372  C4408
[39]         Schedule 1, entry for Fosinopril in each of the forms: Tablet containing fosinopril sodium 10 mg; and Tablet containing fosinopril
sodium 20 mg
insert in the columns in the order indicated, and in alphabetical order for the column headed “Brand”:
 
 
 
APO-Fosinopril
TX
MP NP
 
 
30
5
30
 
 
[40]         Schedule 1, entry for Fosinopril with Hydrochlorothiazide in the form Tablet containing fosinopril sodium 10 mg with
hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg
omit from the column headed “Circumstances” (all instances):               C3307   substitute:             C4389
[41]         Schedule 1, entry for Fosinopril with Hydrochlorothiazide in the form Tablet containing fosinopril sodium 20 mg with
hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg
(a)      omit from the column headed “Circumstances” (all instances):     C3307   substitute:             C4389
(b)      insert in the columns in the order indicated, and in alphabetical order for the column headed “Brand”:
 
 
 
Fosinopril/HCT Actavis 20/12.5
UA
MP NP
C4389
 
30
5
30
 
 
[42]         Schedule 1, entry for Frusemide in the form Tablet 40 mg
omit from the column headed “Responsible Person” for the brand “Frusax”:       GN          substitute:             ER
[43]         Schedule 1, entry for Ganciclovir
omit:
 
Intravitreal implant 4.5 mg
Implantation
Vitrasert
BU
MP
See Note 1
C1612 C3379
 
1
0
1
D(100)
[44]         Schedule 1, entry for Gefitinib
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C4029  C4030    substitute:             C4384  C4387
 
[45]         Schedule 1, entry for Glucose in the form I.V. infusion 69.5 mmol (anhydrous) per 250 mL, 250 mL
omit:
 
 
 
B. Braun Australia Pty Ltd
BR
MP NP
 
5
1
1
 
[46]         Schedule 1, entry for Glucose in the form I.V. infusion 278 mmol (anhydrous) per L, 1 L
(a)      omit:
 
 
 
B. Braun Australia Pty Ltd
BR
PDP
 
5
0
1
 
(b)      omit:
 
 
 
B. Braun Australia Pty Ltd
BR
MP NP
 
5
1
1
 
[47]         Schedule 1, entry for Glucose in the form I.V. infusion 139 mmol (anhydrous) per 500 mL, 500 mL
(a)      omit:
 
 
 
B. Braun Australia Pty Ltd
BR
PDP
 
5
0
1
 
(b)      omit:
 
 
 
B. Braun Australia Pty Ltd
BR
MP NP
 
5
1
1
 
[48]         Schedule 1, entry for Imiquimod in the form Cream 50 mg per g, 250 mg single use sachets, 12
omit:
 
 
 
Aldiq
QA
MP
C4229
 
1
1
1
 
[49]         Schedule 1, entry for Irbesartan with Hydrochlorothiazide in each of the forms: Tablet 150 mg-12.5 mg; Tablet 300 mg-12.5 mg; and
Tablet 300 mg-25 mg
omit from the column headed “Circumstances” (all instances):               C3307   substitute:             C4374
[50]         Schedule 1, entry for Lactulose
(a)      omit:
 
 
 
Duphalac
AB
MP NP
C1150 C1613 C3642 C3643
P3643
3
0
1
 
(b)      omit:
 
 
 
Duphalac
AB
MP NP
C1150 C1613 C3642 C3643
P3642
3
3
1
 
 
(c)      omit:
 
 
 
Duphalac
AB
MP NP
C1150 C1613 C3642 C3643
P1150 P1613
1
5
1
 
[51]         Schedule 1, entry for Leflunomide
omit:
 
Pack containing 3 tablets leflunomide 100 mg and 30 tablets leflunomide 20 mg
Oral
Arava
SW
MP
C2643 C2681
 
1
0
1
 
[52]         Schedule 1, entry for Leflunomide in each of the forms: Tablet 10 mg; and Tablet 20 mg
insert in the columns in the order indicated, and in alphabetical order for the column headed “Brand”:
 
 
 
Leflunomide GH
GQ
MP
C2644
 
30
5
30
 
[53]         Schedule 1, entry for Lercanidipine with enalapril in each of the forms: Tablet containing lercanidipine hydrochloride 10 mg with enalapril maleate 10 mg; and Tablet containing lercanidipine hydrochloride 10 mg with enalapril maleate 20 mg
omit from the column headed “Circumstances” (all instances):               C3307   substitute:             C4398
[54]         Schedule 1, entry for Macrogol 3350 in the form Sachets containing powder for oral solution 13.125 g with electrolytes, 30
insert as first item in the columns in the order indicated:
 
 
 
APO-MACROGOL plus ELECTROLYTES
TX
MP NP
See Note 1
C1263 C1613 C2693 C2823 C3642 C3643
See Note 2
P3643
See Note 2
2
See Note 2
0
See
Note 2
1
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
MP NP
See Note 1
C1263 C1613 C2693 C2823 C3642 C3643
See Note 2
P3642
See Note 2
2
See Note 2
3
See
Note 2
1
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
MP NP
See Note 1
C1263 C1613 C2693 C2823 C3642 C3643
See Note 2
P1263 P1613 P2693 P2823
See Note 2
1
See Note 2
5
See
Note 2
1
 
 

[55]         Schedule 1, entry for Miconazole
(a)      omit:
 
Cream containing miconazole nitrate 20 mg per g, 15 g
Application
Daktarin
JT
MP NP
C2354
 
2
3
1
 
 
(b)      omit:
 
Lotion containing miconazole nitrate 20 mg per mL, 30 g
Application
Daktarin
JT
MP NP
C2354
 
1
2
1
 
 
[56]         Schedule 1, entry for Milk powder—lactose free formula
omit:
 
Oral powder 900 g (Karicare Aptamil De‑Lact)
Oral
Karicare Aptamil De‑Lact
NU
MP NP
C2760 C2762
P2762
5
0
1
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
MP NP
C2760 C2762
P2760
5
5
1
 
 

[57]         Schedule 1, entry for Olanzapine in the form Tablet 5 mg
insert in the columns in the order indicated, and in alphabetical order for the column headed “Brand”:
 
 
 
Olanzapine GH
GQ
MP NP
C1589 C2044
 
28
5
28
 
[58]         Schedule 1, entry for Olanzapine in the form Tablet 10 mg
insert in the columns in the order indicated, and in alphabetical order for the column headed “Brand”:
 
 
 
Olanzapine GH
GQ
MP NP
C1589 C2044
 
28
5
28
 
[59]         Schedule 1, entry for Olmesartan with amlodipine in each of the forms: Tablet containing olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg with amlodipine
5 mg (as besylate); Tablet containing olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg with amlodipine 5 mg (as besylate); and Tablet containing olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg with amlodipine 10 mg (as besylate)
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C3307   substitute:             C4373
[60]         Schedule 1, entry for Olmesartan with Hydrochlorothiazide in each of the forms: Tablet containing olmesartan medoxomil 20 mg with hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg; Tablet containing olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg with hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg; and Tablet containing olmesartan medoxomil 40 mg with hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C3307   substitute:             C4374
[61]         Schedule 1, entry for Pamidronic Acid
omit:
 
Injection set containing 4 vials powder for I.V. infusion containing disodium pamidronate 15 mg and 4 ampoules solvent 5 mL
Injection
Aredia 15 mg
NV
MP NP
C3256
 
1
0
1
 

 
 
 
 
 
MP
See Note 1
C1500 C3341
 
1
2
1
 
C(100)

[62]         Schedule 1, entry for Pantoprazole in the form Tablet (enteric coated) 40 mg (as sodium sesquihydrate) [Maximum Quantity: 30;
Number of Repeats: 2]
omit from the column headed “Responsible Person” for the brand “Panthron”:  GN          substitute:             ER
[63]         Schedule 1, entry for Pantoprazole in the form Tablet (enteric coated) 40 mg (as sodium sesquihydrate) [Maximum Quantity: 30;
Number of Repeats: 5]
omit from the column headed “Responsible Person” for the brand “Panthron”:  GN          substitute:             ER
 
[64]         Schedule 1, entry for Perindopril with amlodipine in each of the forms: Tablet containing 5 mg perindopril arginine with 5 mg amlodipine (as besylate); Tablet containing 5 mg perindopril arginine with 10 mg amlodipine (as besylate); Tablet containing 10 mg perindopril arginine with 5 mg amlodipine (as besylate); and Tablet containing 10 mg perindopril arginine with 10 mg amlodipine (as besylate)
omit from the column headed “Circumstances” (all instances):               C3307  C3308    substitute:             C4398  C4418
[65]         Schedule 1, entry for Perindopril with Indapamide in each of the forms: Tablet containing perindopril erbumine 4 mg
with indapamide hemihydrate 1.25 mg; and Tablet containing perindopril arginine 5 mg with indapamide hemihydrate 1.25 mg
omit from the column headed “Circumstances” (all instances):               C3307    substitute:             C4375
[66]         Schedule 1, entry for Pindolol in the form Tablet 15 mg
omit:
 
 
 
Barbloc 15
AF
MP NP
 
50
5
50
 
[67]         Schedule 1, entry for Pioglitazone in each of the forms: Tablet 15 mg (as hydrochloride); Tablet 30 mg (as hydrochloride); and
Tablet 45 mg (as hydrochloride)
omit from the column headed “Circumstances” (all instances):               C3540  C3541  C3542    substitute:             C4363  C4364  C4388
[68]         Schedule 1, entry for Protein hydrolysate formula with medium chain triglycerides in the form Oral powder 400 g (Alfaré)
omit all codes from the column headed “Circumstances” and substitute:
C4357  C4358  C4365  C4366  C4376  C4377  C4378  C4379  C4393  C4399  C4400  C4401  C4412  C4413
[69]         Schedule 1, entry for Protein hydrolysate formula with medium chain triglycerides in the form Oral powder 450 g
(Karicare Aptamil Pepti-Junior Gold)
omit all codes from the column headed “Circumstances” and substitute:
C4357  C4358  C4365  C4366  C4376  C4377  C4378  C4393  C4399  C4400  C4401  C4412  C4413
[70]         Schedule 1, entry for Quetiapine in the form Tablet 25 mg (as fumarate)
(a)      omit from the column headed “Circumstances” (all instances):     C1589  C2044  C2765    substitute:             C4385  C4391  C4396 
(b)      omit from the column headed “Number of Repeats” (all instances):             5          substitute:             0
[71]         Schedule 1, entry for Quinapril with Hydrochlorothiazide in each of the forms: Tablet 10 mg quinapril (as hydrochloride) with 12.5 mg hydrochlorothiazide; and Tablet 20 mg quinapril (as hydrochloride) with 12.5 mg hydrochlorothiazide
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C3307    substitute:             C4389
[72]         Schedule 1, entry for Ramipril with Felodipine in each of the forms: Tablet 2.5 mg-2.5 mg (modified release); and Tablet 5 mg-5 mg (modified release)
omit from the column headed “Circumstances” (all instances):               C3307    substitute:             C4398
[73]         Schedule 1, entry for Rivaroxaban in the form Tablet 10 mg [Maximum Quantity: 10; Number of Repeats: 0]
(a)      omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:               C3957  C3993  C4047  C4048  C4050      substitute:      C4369  C4381  C4382  C4402
(b)      omit from the column headed “Purposes”:         P3957   substitute:             P4381
[74]         Schedule 1, entry for Rivaroxaban in the form Tablet 10 mg [Maximum Quantity: 10; Number of Repeats: 1]
(a)      omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:               C3957  C3993  C4047  C4048  C4050      substitute:      C4369  C4381  C4382  C4402
(b)      omit from the column headed “Purposes”:         P4047   substitute:             P4369
[75]         Schedule 1, entry for Rivaroxaban in the form Tablet 10 mg [Maximum Quantity: 15; Number of Repeats: 0]
(a)      omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:               C3957  C3993  C4047  C4048  C4050      substitute:      C4369  C4381  C4382  C4402
(b)      omit from the column headed “Purposes”:         P4050   substitute:             P4382
[76]         Schedule 1, entry for Rivaroxaban in the form Tablet 10 mg [Maximum Quantity: 15; Number of Repeats: 1]
(a)      omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:               C3957  C3993  C4047  C4048  C4050      substitute:      C4369  C4381  C4382  C4402
(b)      omit from the column headed “Purposes”:         P4048   substitute:             P4402
[77]         Schedule 1, entry for Rivaroxaban in the form Tablet 10 mg [Maximum Quantity: 30; Number of Repeats: 0]
(a)      omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:               C3957  C3993  C4047  C4048  C4050      substitute:      C4369  C4381  C4382  C4402
(b)      omit from the column headed “Purposes”:         P3993   substitute:             P4402
[78]         Schedule 1, entry for Rosiglitazone in each of the forms: Tablet 4 mg (as maleate); and Tablet 8 mg (as maleate)
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C3722   substitute:             C4367
[79]         Schedule 1, entry for Rosiglitazone with Metformin in each of the forms: Tablet containing 2 mg rosiglitazone (as maleate) with 500 mg metformin hydrochloride; Tablet containing 2 mg rosiglitazone (as maleate) with 1 g metformin hydrochloride; Tablet containing 4 mg
rosiglitazone (as maleate) with 500 mg metformin hydrochloride; and Tablet containing 4 mg rosiglitazone (as maleate) with 1 g metformin hydrochloride
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C3723   substitute:             C4383
[80]         Schedule 1, entry for Sertraline in each of the forms: Tablet 50 mg (as hydrochloride); and Tablet 100 mg (as hydrochloride)
insert in the columns in the order indicated, and in alphabetical order for the column headed “Brand”:
 
 
 
APO‑Sertraline
TX
MP NP
C1211
 
30
5
30
 
[81]         Schedule 1, entry for Sodium Chloride in the form I.V. infusion 38.5 mmol per 250 mL, 250 mL
omit:
 
 
 
B. Braun Australia Pty Ltd
BR
MP NP
 
5
1
1
 
[82]         Schedule 1, entry for Sodium Chloride in the form I.V. infusion 77 mmol per 500 mL, 500 mL
(a)      omit:
 
 
 
B. Braun Australia Pty Ltd
BR
PDP
 
5
0
1
 
 
(b)      omit:
 
 
 
B. Braun Australia Pty Ltd
BR
MP NP
 
5
1
1
 
[83]         Schedule 1, entry for Sodium Chloride in the form I.V. infusion 154 mmol per L, 1 L
(a)      omit:
 
 
 
B. Braun Australia Pty Ltd
BR
PDP
 
5
0
1
 
(b)      omit:
 
 
 
B. Braun Australia Pty Ltd
BR
MP NP
 
5
1
1
 
[84]         Schedule 1, entry for Sodium Lactate Compound in each of the forms: I.V. infusion containing approximately 65 mmol sodium (as lactate and chloride), 2.7 mmol potassium (as chloride), 0.9 mmol calcium (as chloride), 14 mmol bicarbonate (as lactate) and 56 mmol chloride per 500 mL, 500 mL; and I.V. infusion containing approximately 131 mmol sodium (as lactate and chloride), 5 mmol potassium (as chloride), 2 mmol calcium (as chloride), 29 mmol bicarbonate (as lactate) and 111 mmol chloride per L, 1 L
omit:
 
 
 
B. Braun Australia Pty Ltd
BR
MP NP
 
5
1
1
 
[85]         Schedule 1, entry for Telmisartan with amlodipine in each of the forms: Tablet 40 mg-5 mg (as besylate); Tablet 40 mg-10 mg
(as besylate); Tablet 80 mg-5 mg (as besylate); and Tablet 80 mg-10 mg (as besylate)
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C3307    substitute:             C4373
[86]         Schedule 1, entry for Telmisartan with Hydrochlorothiazide in each of the forms: Tablet 40 mg-12.5 mg; Tablet 80 mg-12.5 mg; and
Tablet 80 mg-25 mg
omit from the column headed “Circumstances” (all instances):               C3307    substitute:             C4374
[87]         Schedule 1, entry for Teriparatide
(a)      omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:               C4101
(b)      insert in numerical order:       C4407
[88]         Schedule 1, entry for Trandolapril with Verapamil in each of the forms: Tablet containing trandolapril 2 mg with verapamil hydrochloride 180 mg (sustained release); and Tablet containing trandolapril 4 mg with verapamil hydrochloride 240 mg (sustained release)
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C3307    substitute:             C4390
[89]         Schedule 1, entry for Triglycerides—medium chain, formula
omit:
 
Oral powder 420 g (Caprilon)
Oral
Caprilon
SB
MP NP
C1068 C1670 C1671
 
8
5
1
 
[90]         Schedule 1, entry for Valsartan with hydrochlorothiazide in each of the forms: Tablet 80 mg-12.5 mg; Tablet 160 mg-12.5 mg; and
Tablet 160 mg-25 mg
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C3307    substitute:             C4374
[91]         Schedule 1, entry for Valsartan with hydrochlorothiazide in each of the forms: Tablet 320 mg-12.5 mg; and Tablet 320 mg-25 mg
omit from the column headed “Circumstances”:          C3307    substitute:             C4361
[92]         Schedule 3, after details relevant to Responsible Person Code EO
insert:
ER
Eris Pharmaceuticals (Australia) Pty Ltd
 64 139 968 139
[93]         Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Amino acids—synthetic, formula
substitute:

Amino acids―synthetic, formula
C4305
P4305
 
Combined intolerance to cows' milk protein, soy protein and protein hydrolysate formulae
Initial treatment for up to 6 months
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must be older than 24 months of age
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4312
P4312
 
Proven combined immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated allergy to cows' milk protein and soy protein
Initial treatment for up to 6 months
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or in consultation with a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
Patient must have failed a trial of protein hydrolysate formulae (with or without medium chain triglycerides);
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4323
P4323
 
Cows' milk protein enteropathy
Initial treatment for up to 6 months
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or in consultation with a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must be intolerant to both soy protein and protein hydrolysate formulae, as demonstrated when the child has failed to respond to a strict cows' milk protein free and strict soy protein free diet with a protein hydrolysate (with or without medium chain triglycerides) as the principal formula;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4330
P4330
 
Cows' milk anaphylaxis
Must be treated by a specialist allergist or clinical immunologist, or in consultation with a specialist allergist or clinical immunologist;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
Anaphylaxis is defined as a severe and/or potentially life threatening allergic reaction
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 

 
C4337
P4337
 
Cows' milk protein enteropathy
Continuing treatment
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or have an appointment to be assessed by one of these specialists;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must be intolerant to both soy protein and protein hydrolysate formulae, as demonstrated when the child has failed to respond to a strict cows' milk protein free and strict soy protein free diet with a protein hydrolysate (with or without medium chain triglycerides) as the principal formula;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4338
P4338
 
Combined intolerance to cows' milk protein, soy protein and protein hydrolysate formulae
Continuing treatment
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist at intervals not greater than 12 months;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must be older than 24 months of age
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4339
P4339
 
Proven combined immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated allergy to cows' milk protein and soy protein
Continuing treatment
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
Patient must have failed a trial of protein hydrolysate formulae (with or without medium chain triglycerides) prior to commencement with initial treatment;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4345
P4345
 
Severe cows' milk protein enteropathy with failure to thrive
Continuing treatment
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or have been assessed at least once or have an appointment to be assessed by one of these specialists;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must have had failure to thrive prior to commencement with initial treatment;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4352
P4352
 
Severe cows' milk protein enteropathy with failure to thrive
Initial treatment for up to 6 months
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or in consultation with a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4368
P4368
 
Eosinophilic oesophagitis
Initial treatment for up to 3 months
Must be treated by a clinical immunologist, suitably qualified allergist or gastroenterologist;
Patient must require an amino acid based formula as a component of a dietary elimination program;
Patient must be 18 years of age or less
Treatment with oral steroids should not be commenced during the period of initial treatment
Eosinophilic oesophagitis is demonstrated by the following criteria:
(i) Chronic symptoms of reflux that persisted despite a 2-month trial of a proton pump inhibitor or chronic dysphagia; and
(ii) A lack of demonstrable anatomic abnormality with the exception of stricture, which can be attributable to eosinophilic oesophagitis; and
(iii) Eosinophilic infiltration of the oesophagus, demonstrated by oesophageal biopsy specimens obtained by endoscopy and where the most densely involved oesophageal biopsy had 20 or more eosinophils in any single 400 x high powered field, along with normal antral and duodenal biopsies
The date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4414
P4414
 
Eosinophilic oesophagitis
Continuing treatment
Must be treated by a clinical immunologist, suitably qualified allergist or gastroenterologist;
Patient must have responded to an initial course of PBS-subsidised treatment;
Patient must be 18 years of age or less
Response to initial treatment is demonstrated by oesophageal biopsy specimens obtained by endoscopy, where the most densely involved oesophageal biopsy had 5 or less eosinophils in any single 400 x high powered field, along with normal antral and duodenal biopsies. The response criteria will not be deemed to have been met if oral steroids were commenced during initial treatment
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4415
P4415
 
Severe intestinal malabsorption including short bowel syndrome
Patient must have failed to respond to protein hydrolysate formulae; OR
Patient must have been receiving parenteral nutrition
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

[94]         Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Amino acid synthetic formula supplemented with long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids
substitute:

Amino acid synthetic formula supplemented with long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids
C4305
 
 
Combined intolerance to cows' milk protein, soy protein and protein hydrolysate formulae
Initial treatment for up to 6 months
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must be older than 24 months of age
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4312
 
 
Proven combined immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated allergy to cows' milk protein and soy protein
Initial treatment for up to 6 months
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or in consultation with a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
Patient must have failed a trial of protein hydrolysate formulae (with or without medium chain triglycerides);
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4323
 
 
Cows' milk protein enteropathy
Initial treatment for up to 6 months
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or in consultation with a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must be intolerant to both soy protein and protein hydrolysate formulae, as demonstrated when the child has failed to respond to a strict cows' milk protein free and strict soy protein free diet with a protein hydrolysate (with or without medium chain triglycerides) as the principal formula;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4330
 
 
Cows' milk anaphylaxis
Must be treated by a specialist allergist or clinical immunologist, or in consultation with a specialist allergist or clinical immunologist;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
Anaphylaxis is defined as a severe and/or potentially life threatening allergic reaction
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4337
 
 
Cows' milk protein enteropathy
Continuing treatment
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or have an appointment to be assessed by one of these specialists;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must be intolerant to both soy protein and protein hydrolysate formulae, as demonstrated when the child has failed to respond to a strict cows' milk protein free and strict soy protein free diet with a protein hydrolysate (with or without medium chain triglycerides) as the principal formula;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4338
 
 
Combined intolerance to cows' milk protein, soy protein and protein hydrolysate formulae
Continuing treatment
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist at intervals not greater than 12 months;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must be older than 24 months of age
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4339
 
 
Proven combined immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated allergy to cows' milk protein and soy protein
Continuing treatment
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
Patient must have failed a trial of protein hydrolysate formulae (with or without medium chain triglycerides) prior to commencement with initial treatment;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4345
 
 
Severe cows' milk protein enteropathy with failure to thrive
Continuing treatment
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or have been assessed at least once or have an appointment to be assessed by one of these specialists;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must have had failure to thrive prior to commencement with initial treatment;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4352
 
 
Severe cows' milk protein enteropathy with failure to thrive
Initial treatment for up to 6 months
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or in consultation with a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
 
C4415
 
 
Severe intestinal malabsorption including short bowel syndrome
Patient must have failed to respond to protein hydrolysate formulae; OR
Patient must have been receiving parenteral nutrition
Compliance with Authority Required procedures
[95]         Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Amino acid synthetic formula supplemented with long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and
medium chain triglycerides
substitute:

Amino acid synthetic formula supplemented with long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and
medium chain triglycerides
C4305
P4305
 
Combined intolerance to cows' milk protein, soy protein and protein hydrolysate formulae
Initial treatment for up to 6 months
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must be older than 24 months of age
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4312
P4312
 
Proven combined immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated allergy to cows' milk protein and soy protein
Initial treatment for up to 6 months
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or in consultation with a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
Patient must have failed a trial of protein hydrolysate formulae (with or without medium chain triglycerides);
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4323
P4323
 
Cows' milk protein enteropathy
Initial treatment for up to 6 months
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or in consultation with a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must be intolerant to both soy protein and protein hydrolysate formulae, as demonstrated when the child has failed to respond to a strict cows' milk protein free and strict soy protein free diet with a protein hydrolysate (with or without medium chain triglycerides) as the principal formula;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4330
P4330
 
Cows' milk anaphylaxis
Must be treated by a specialist allergist or clinical immunologist, or in consultation with a specialist allergist or clinical immunologist;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
Anaphylaxis is defined as a severe and/or potentially life threatening allergic reaction
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 

 
C4337
P4337
 
Cows' milk protein enteropathy
Continuing treatment
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or have an appointment to be assessed by one of these specialists;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must be intolerant to both soy protein and protein hydrolysate formulae, as demonstrated when the child has failed to respond to a strict cows' milk protein free and strict soy protein free diet with a protein hydrolysate (with or without medium chain triglycerides) as the principal formula;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4338
P4338
 
Combined intolerance to cows' milk protein, soy protein and protein hydrolysate formulae
Continuing treatment
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist at intervals not greater than 12 months;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must be older than 24 months of age
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4339
P4339
 
Proven combined immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated allergy to cows' milk protein and soy protein
Continuing treatment
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
Patient must have failed a trial of protein hydrolysate formulae (with or without medium chain triglycerides) prior to commencement with initial treatment;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4345
P4345
 
Severe cows' milk protein enteropathy with failure to thrive
Continuing treatment
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or have been assessed at least once or have an appointment to be assessed by one of these specialists;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must have had failure to thrive prior to commencement with initial treatment;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4352
P4352
 
Severe cows' milk protein enteropathy with failure to thrive
Initial treatment for up to 6 months
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or in consultation with a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 

 
C4368
P4368
 
Eosinophilic oesophagitis
Initial treatment for up to 3 months
Must be treated by a clinical immunologist, suitably qualified allergist or gastroenterologist;
Patient must require an amino acid based formula as a component of a dietary elimination program;
Patient must be 18 years of age or less
Treatment with oral steroids should not be commenced during the period of initial treatment
Eosinophilic oesophagitis is demonstrated by the following criteria:
(i) Chronic symptoms of reflux that persisted despite a 2-month trial of a proton pump inhibitor or chronic dysphagia; and
(ii) A lack of demonstrable anatomic abnormality with the exception of stricture, which can be attributable to eosinophilic oesophagitis; and
(iii) Eosinophilic infiltration of the oesophagus, demonstrated by oesophageal biopsy specimens obtained by endoscopy and where the most densely involved oesophageal biopsy had 20 or more eosinophils in any single 400 x high powered field, along with normal antral and duodenal biopsies
The date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4414
P4414
 
Eosinophilic oesophagitis
Continuing treatment
Must be treated by a clinical immunologist, suitably qualified allergist or gastroenterologist;
Patient must have responded to an initial course of PBS-subsidised treatment;
Patient must be 18 years of age or less
Response to initial treatment is demonstrated by oesophageal biopsy specimens obtained by endoscopy, where the most densely involved oesophageal biopsy had 5 or less eosinophils in any single 400 x high powered field, along with normal antral and duodenal biopsies. The response criteria will not be deemed to have been met if oral steroids were commenced during initial treatment
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4415
P4415
 
Severe intestinal malabsorption including short bowel syndrome
Patient must have failed to respond to protein hydrolysate formulae; OR
Patient must have been receiving parenteral nutrition
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

[96]         Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Amlodipine with valsartan
substitute:
Amlodipine with valsartan
C4373
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an angiotensin II antagonist; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker
 
[97]         Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Amlodipine with valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide
substitute:
Amlodipine with valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide
C4311
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with concomitant treatment with two of the following: an angiotensin II antagonist, a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker or a thiazide diuretic
 
 
[98]         Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Apixaban
(a)      omit:

 
C3957
P3957
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism in a patient undergoing total knee replacement who requires up to 10 days of therapy
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C3991
P3991
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism in a patient undergoing total knee replacement who requires up to 15 days of therapy
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4043
P4043
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism in a patient undergoing total hip replacement who requires up to 10 days supply to complete a course of treatment
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4044
P4044
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism in a patient undergoing total hip replacement who requires up to 15 days supply to complete a course of treatment
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4046
P4046
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism in a patient undergoing total hip replacement who requires up to 30 days supply to complete a course of treatment
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

(b)      insert in numerical order following existing text:

 
C4359
P4359
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism
Patient must be undergoing total hip replacement;
Patient must require up to 10 days supply to complete a course of treatment

Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4359

 
C4381
P4381
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism
Patient must be undergoing total knee replacement;
Patient must require up to 10 days of therapy

Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4381

 
C4382
P4382
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism
Patient must be undergoing total knee replacement;
Patient must require up to 15 days of therapy
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4382

 
C4402
P4402
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism
Patient must be undergoing total hip replacement
Patient must require up to 30 days supply to complete a course of treatment
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4402

 
C4409
P4409
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism
Patient must be undergoing total hip replacement;
Patient must require up to 15 days supply to complete a course of treatment

Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4409

 
[99]         Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Aprepitant
omit:

 
C3619
 
 
Management of nausea and vomiting associated with cytotoxic chemotherapy being used to treat malignancy, in combination with a 5-hydroxytryptamine type 3 receptor antagonist and dexamethasone, where any 1 of the following chemotherapy agents are to be administered:
(a) altretamine;
(b) carmustine;
(c) cisplatin, when a single dose constitutes a cycle of chemotherapy;
(d) cyclophosphamide, at a dose of 1500 mg per square metre per day or greater;
(e) dacarbazine;
(f) procarbazine, when a single dose constitutes a cycle of chemotherapy;
(g) streptozocin; and
where treatment with aprepitant is limited to an initial dose of 125 mg and 2 subsequent doses of 80 mg per cycle of cytotoxic chemotherapy
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 3619

 
C3620
 
 
Management of nausea and vomiting associated with cytotoxic chemotherapy being used to treat breast cancer, in combination with a 5-hydroxytryptamine type 3 receptor antagonist and dexamethasone, where cyclophosphamide and an anthracycline are to be co-administered, and where treatment with aprepitant is limited to an initial dose of 125 mg and 2 subsequent doses of 80 mg per cycle of cytotoxic chemotherapy
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 3620

 
C3621
 
 
Management of nausea and vomiting associated with moderately emetogenic cytotoxic chemotherapy being used to treat malignancy, in combination with a 5-hydroxytryptamine type 3 receptor (5HT3) antagonist and dexamethasone on day 1, where the patient has had a prior episode of chemotherapy induced nausea or vomiting where any 1 of the following intravenous chemotherapy agents is to be administered:
(a) arsenic trioxide;
(b) azacitidine;
(c) carboplatin;
(d) cyclophosphamide, at a dose of less than 1500 mg per square metre per day;
(e) cytarabine, at a dose of greater than 1 g per square metre per day;
(f) dactinomycin;
(g) daunorubicin;
(h) doxorubicin;
(i) epirubicin;
(j) fotemustine;
(k) idarubicin;
(l) ifosfamide;
(m) irinotecan;
(n) melphalan;
(o) methotrexate, at a dose of 250 mg to 1 g per square metre;
(p) oxaliplatin;
(q) raltitrexed; and
where treatment with aprepitant is limited to an initial dose of 125 mg and 2 subsequent doses of 80 mg per cycle of cytotoxic chemotherapy, and where concomitant use of a 5HT3 antagonist should not occur with aprepitant on days 2 and 3 of any chemotherapy cycle
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 3621

 
[100]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Budesonide with Eformoterol
substitute:

Budesonide with eformoterol
C4327
 
 
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Patient must have a forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) less than 50% of predicted normal prior to therapy;
Patient must have a history of repeated exacerbations with significant symptoms despite regular beta-2 agonist bronchodilator therapy
 

 
C4380
 
 
Asthma
Patient must have previously had frequent episodes of asthma while receiving treatment with oral corticosteroids or optimal doses of inhaled corticosteroids; OR
Patient must have experienced frequent asthma symptoms while receiving treatment with oral or inhaled corticosteroids and require single maintenance and reliever therapy; OR
Patient must have experienced frequent asthma symptoms while receiving treatment with a combination of an inhaled corticosteroid and long acting beta-2 agonist and require single maintenance and reliever therapy;
Patient must be aged 12 years or over
 

 
C4394
 
 
Asthma
Patient must have previously had frequent episodes of asthma while receiving treatment with oral corticosteroids or optimal doses of inhaled corticosteroids;
Patient must be aged 12 years or over
 

 
C4397
 
 
Asthma
Patient must have previously had frequent episodes of asthma while receiving treatment with oral corticosteroids or optimal doses of inhaled corticosteroids; OR
Patient must have experienced frequent asthma symptoms while receiving treatment with oral or inhaled corticosteroids and require single maintenance and reliever therapy; OR
Patient must have experienced frequent asthma symptoms while receiving treatment with a combination of an inhaled corticosteroid and long acting beta-2 agonist;
Patient must be aged 12 years or over
 

 
C4404
 
 
Asthma
Patient must have previously had frequent episodes of asthma while receiving treatment with oral corticosteroids or optimal doses of inhaled corticosteroids;
Patient must be aged 12 years or over
 

 
C4416
 
 
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Patient must have a forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) less than 50% of predicted normal prior to therapy;
Patient must have a history of repeated exacerbations with significant symptoms despite regular beta-2 agonist bronchodilator therapy;
The treatment must be for symptomatic treatment
 

[101]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Candesartan with Hydrochlorothiazide
substitute:
Candesartan with hydrochlorothiazide
C4374
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an an angiotensin II antagonist; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with a thiazide diuretic
 
 
[102]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Clozapine
substitute:

Clozapine
C4371
 
 
Where the patient is receiving treatment at/from a private hospital
Schizophrenia
Patient must be non-responsive to other neuroleptic agents; OR
Patient must be intolerant of other neuroleptic agents
A medical practitioner should request a quantity sufficient for up to one month's supply. Up to 5 repeats will be authorised
Compliance with Written or Telephone Authority Required procedures

 
C4411
 
 
Where the patient is receiving treatment at/from a public hospital
Schizophrenia
Patient must be non-responsive to other neuroleptic agents; OR
Patient must be intolerant of other neuroleptic agents
A medical practitioner should request a quantity sufficient for up to one month's supply. Up to 5 repeats will be authorised
Compliance with Written or Telephone Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4411

[103]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Dabigatran etexilate
(a)      omit:

 
C3957
P3957
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism in a patient undergoing total knee replacement who requires up to 10 days of therapy
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4047
P4047
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism in a patient undergoing total hip replacement who requires up to 20 days supply to complete a course of treatment
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4048
P4048
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism in a patient undergoing total hip replacement who requires up to 30 days supply to complete a course of treatment
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

(b)      insert in numerical order following existing text:

 
C4369
P4369
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism
Patient must be undergoing total hip replacement;
Patient must require up to 20 days supply to complete a course of treatment
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4369

 
C4381
P4381
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism
Patient must be undergoing total knee replacement;
Patient must require up to 10 days of therapy
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4381

 
C4402
P4402
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism
Patient must be undergoing total hip replacement;
Patient must require up to 30 days supply to complete a course of treatment
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4402

 
[104]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Dimethyl fumarate
substitute:

Dimethyl fumarate
C4370
 
 
Multiple sclerosis
Continuing treatment
The condition must be diagnosed as clinically definite relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis by magnetic resonance imaging of the brain and/or spinal cord; OR
The condition must be diagnosed as clinically definite relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis by accompanying written certification provided by a radiologist that a magnetic resonance imaging scan is contraindicated because of the risk of physical (not psychological) injury to the patient;
The treatment must be as monotherapy;
Patient must have previously been issued with an authority prescription for this drug; OR
Patient must have been receiving treatment with this drug prior to 1 December 2013;
Patient must not show continuing progression of disability while on treatment with this drug
Where applicable, the date of the magnetic resonance imaging scan must be provided with the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4410
 
 
Multiple sclerosis
Initial treatment
The condition must be diagnosed as clinically definite relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis by magnetic resonance imaging of the brain and/or spinal cord; OR
The condition must be diagnosed as clinically definite relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis by accompanying written certification provided by a radiologist that a magnetic resonance imaging scan is contraindicated because of the risk of physical (not psychological) injury to the patient;
The treatment must be as monotherapy;
Patient must have experienced at least 2 documented attacks of neurological dysfunction, believed to be due to the multiple sclerosis, in the preceding 2 years;
Patient must be ambulatory (without assistance or support)
Where applicable, the date of the magnetic resonance imaging scan must be provided with the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4417
 
 
Multiple sclerosis
Continuing treatment
The condition must be diagnosed as clinically definite relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis by magnetic resonance imaging of the brain and/or spinal cord; OR
The condition must be diagnosed as clinically definite relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis by accompanying written certification provided by a radiologist that a magnetic resonance imaging scan is contraindicated because of the risk of physical (not psychological) injury to the patient;
The treatment must be as monotherapy;
Patient must have previously been issued with an authority prescription for this drug; OR
Patient must have been receiving treatment with this drug prior to 1 December 2013;
Patient must not show continuing progression of disability while on treatment with this drug
Where applicable, the date of the magnetic resonance imaging scan must be provided with the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

[105]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Enalapril with Hydrochlorothiazide
substitute:
Enalapril with Hydrochlorothazide
C4389
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an ACE inhibitor; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with a thiazide diuretic
 
[106]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Eprosartan with Hydrochlorothiazide
substitute:
Eprosartan with Hydrochlorothiazide
C4374
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an an angiotensin II antagonist; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with a thiazide diuretic
 
[107]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Erlotinib
substitute:

Erlotinib
C4362
 
 
Stage IIIB (locally advanced) or Stage IV (metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Initial treatment
The treatment must be as monotherapy;
Patient must not have received previous PBS-subsidised treatment with another epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI); OR
Patient must have developed intolerance to another epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) of a severity necessitating permanent treatment withdrawal;
Patient must have failed prior therapy which included a platinum compound;
Patient must have a WHO performance status of 3 or less;
The condition must have progressed following treatment with docetaxel or pemetrexed; OR
Patient must have a contraindication or intolerance to treatment with docetaxel and pemetrexed;
Patient must not be able to receive further chemotherapy subsidised by the PBS or from other sources following treatment with erlotinib;
Patient must have a wild type epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene; OR
Patient must have an epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene of unknown type
The authority application must be made in writing and must include:
(1) a completed authority prescription form; and
(2) a completed Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Erlotinib Authority Application - Supporting Information Form, which includes:
(i) evidence that the patient has been treated with platinum-based chemotherapy; AND
(ii) evidence that disease progression has occurred following treatment with docetaxel or pemetrexed. In patients in whom docetaxel or pemetrexed is contraindicated or cannot be tolerated the prescriber must state the reasons for intolerance or the contraindication; AND
(iii) a declaration from the prescriber that the patient has exhausted all opportunities for treatment with chemotherapy either on the PBS, through special access schemes or in a clinical trial; and
(3) a signed patient acknowledgement
Compliance with  Written Authority Required procedures

 
C4386
 
 
Stage IIIB (locally advanced) or Stage IV (metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Continuing treatment
The treatment must be as monotherapy;
Patient must have previously been issued with an authority prescription for this drug prior to 1 January 2014;
Patient must not have progressive disease;
Patient must have a wild type epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene; OR
Patient must have an epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene of unknown type
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4387
 
 
Stage IIIB (locally advanced) or Stage IV (metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Initial treatment
The treatment must be as monotherapy;
The condition must be non-squamous type non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) or not otherwise specified type NSCLC;
Patient must not have received previous PBS-subsidised treatment with another epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI); OR
Patient must have developed intolerance to another epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) of a severity necessitating permanent treatment withdrawal;
Patient must have a WHO performance status of 2 or less;
Patient must have evidence of an activating epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene mutation known to confer sensitivity to treatment with EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors in tumour material
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4403
 
 
Stage IIIB (locally advanced) or Stage IV (metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Continuing treatment
The treatment must be as monotherapy;
Patient must have previously been issued with an authority prescription for this drug;
Patient must not have progressive disease;
Patient must have a wild type epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene; OR
Patient must have an epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene of unknown type
The authority application must be made in writing and must include:
(1) a completed authority prescription form; and
(2) a completed Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Erlotinib Authority Application - Supporting Information Form, which includes:
(i) evidence that the patient has been treated with platinum-based chemotherapy; AND
(ii) evidence that disease progression has occurred following treatment with docetaxel or pemetrexed. In patients in whom docetaxel or pemetrexed is contraindicated or cannot be tolerated the prescriber must state the reasons for intolerance or the contraindication; AND
(iii) a declaration from the prescriber that the patient has exhausted all opportunities for treatment with chemotherapy either on the PBS, through special access schemes or in a clinical trial; and
(3) a signed patient acknowledgement
Compliance with Written Authority Required procedures

 
C4406
 
 
Stage IIIB (locally advanced) or Stage IV (metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Continuing treatment
The treatment must be as monotherapy;
Patient must have previously been issued with an authority prescription for this drug;
Patient must not have progressive disease;
Patient must have evidence of an activating epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene mutation known to confer sensitivity to treatment with EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors in tumour material
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

[108]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Exenatide
substitute:

Exenatide
C4392
 
 
Diabetes mellitus type 2
The treatment must be in combination with metformin; OR
The treatment must be in combination with a sulfonylurea;
Patient must have a contraindication to a combination of metformin and a sulfonylurea; OR
Patient must not have tolerated a combination of metformin and a sulfonylurea;
Patient must have, or have had, a HbA1c measurement greater than 7% prior to the initiation of a dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitor (gliptin), a thiazolidinedione (glitazone), a glucagon-like peptide-1 or a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor despite treatment with either metformin or a sulfonylurea; OR
Patient must have, or have had, where HbA1c measurement is clinically inappropriate, blood glucose levels greater than 10 mmol per L in more than 20% of tests over a 2 week period prior to initiation with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor despite treatment with either metformin or a sulfonylurea
The date and level of the qualifying HbA1c measurement must be, or must have been, documented in the patient's medical records at the time treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor is initiated
The HbA1c must be no more than 4 months old at the time treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor was initiated
Blood glucose monitoring may be used as an alternative assessment to HbA1c levels in the following circumstances:
(a) A clinical condition with reduced red blood cell survival, including haemolytic anaemias and haemoglobinopathies; and/or
(b) Had red cell transfusion within the previous 3 months
The results of the blood glucose monitoring, which must be no more than 4 months old at the time of initiation of treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor, must be documented in the patient's medical records
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4392

 
C4405
 
 
Diabetes mellitus type 2
The treatment must be in combination with metformin;
The treatment must be in combination with a sulfonylurea;
Patient must have, or have had, a HbA1c measurement greater than 7% prior to the initiation of a dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitor (gliptin), a thiazolidinedione (glitazone), a glucagon-like peptide-1 or a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor despite treatment with maximally tolerated doses of metformin and a sulfonylurea; OR
Patient must have, or have had, where HbA1c measurement is clinically inappropriate, blood glucose levels greater than 10 mmol per L in more than 20% of tests over a 2 week period prior to initiation with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor despite treatment with maximally tolerated doses of metformin and a sulfonylurea
The date and level of the qualifying HbA1c measurement must be, or must have been, documented in the patient's medical records at the time treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor is initiated
The HbA1c must be no more than 4 months old at the time treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor was initiated
Blood glucose monitoring may be used as an alternative assessment to HbA1c levels in the following circumstances:
(a) A clinical condition with reduced red blood cell survival, including haemolytic anaemias and haemoglobinopathies; and/or
(b) Had red cell transfusion within the previous 3 months
The results of the blood glucose monitoring, which must be no more than 4 months old at the time of initiation of treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor, must be documented in the patient's medical records
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4405

[109]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Fluticasone with eformoterol
substitute:
Fluticasone with eformoterol
C4395
 
 
Asthma
Patient must have previously had frequent episodes of asthma while receiving treatment with oral corticosteroids or optimal doses of inhaled corticosteroids;
Patient must be aged 12 years or over
 
[110]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Fluticasone with Salmeterol
substitute:

Fluticasone with salmeterol
C4372
 
 
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Patient must have a forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) less than 50% of predicted normal prior to therapy;
Patient must have a history of repeated exacerbations with significant symptoms despite regular beta-2 agonist bronchodilator therapy;
The treatment must be for symptomatic treatment
 

 
C4408
 
 
Asthma
Patient must have previously had frequent episodes of asthma while receiving treatment with oral corticosteroids or optimal doses of inhaled corticosteroids;
Patient must have been stabilised on concomitant inhaled salmeterol xinafoate and fluticasone propionate if aged less than 12 years
 

 
[111]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Fosinopril with Hydrochlorothiazide
substitute:
Fosinopril with hydrochlorothiazide
C4389
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an ACE inhibitor; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with a thiazide diuretic
 
[112]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Gefitinib
substitute:

Gefitinib
C4384
 
 
Stage IIIB (locally advanced) or Stage IV (metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Continuing treatment
The treatment must be as monotherapy;
Patient must have previously been issued with an authority prescription for this drug;
Patient must not have progressive disease
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4387
 
 
Stage IIIB (locally advanced) or Stage IV (metastatic) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Initial treatment
The treatment must be as monotherapy;
The condition must be non-squamous type non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) or not otherwise specified type NSCLC;
Patient must not have received previous PBS-subsidised treatment with another epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI); OR
Patient must have developed intolerance to another epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) of a severity necessitating permanent treatment withdrawal;
Patient must have a WHO performance status of 2 or less;
Patient must have evidence of an activating epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene mutation known to confer sensitivity to treatment with EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors in tumour material
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

[113]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Irbesartan with Hydrochlorothiazide
substitute:
Irbesartan with Hydrochlorothiazide
C4374
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an an angiotensin II antagonist; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with a thiazide diuretic
 
[114]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Leflunomide
(a)      omit:
 
C2643
 
 
Initial treatment of severe active rheumatoid arthritis where other disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (including methotrexate) are ineffective and/or inappropriate and where treatment is initiated by a physician
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 2643
 
(b)      omit:
 
C2681
 
 
Initial treatment of severe active psoriatic arthritis where other disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (including methotrexate) are ineffective and/or inappropriate and where treatment is initiated by a physician
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 2681
[115]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Lercanidipine with enalapril
substitute:
Lercanidipine with enalapril
C4398
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an ACE inhibitor; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker
 
[116]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Olmesartan with amlodipine
substitute:
Olmesartan with amlodipine
C4373
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an angiotensin II antagonist; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker
 
[117]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Olmesartan with Hydrochlorothiazide
substitute:
Olmesartan with hydrochlorothiazide
C4374
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an an angiotensin II antagonist; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with a thiazide diuretic
 
[118]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Perindopril with amlodipine
substitute:

Perinopril with amlodipine
C4398
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an ACE inhibitor; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker
 

 
C4418
 
 
Stable coronary heart disease
The treatment must not be for the initiation of therapy for coronary heart disease;
The condition must be stabilised by treatment with perindopril and amlodipine at the same doses
 

 
[119]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Perindopril with Indapamide
substitute:
Perinopril with indapamide
C4375
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with a thiazide-like diuretic; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an ACE inhibitor
 
[120]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Pioglitazone
substitute:

Pioglitazone
C4363
 
 
Diabetes mellitus type 2
The treatment must be in combination with metformin; OR
The treatment must be in combination with a sulfonylurea;
Patient must have a contraindication to a combination of metformin and a sulfonylurea; OR
Patient must not have tolerated a combination of metformin and a sulfonylurea;
Patient must have, or have had, a HbA1c measurement greater than 7% prior to the initiation of a dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitor (gliptin), a thiazolidinedione (glitazone), a glucagon-like peptide-1 or a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor despite treatment with either metformin or a sulfonylurea; OR
Patient must have, or have had, where HbA1c measurement is clinically inappropriate, blood glucose levels greater than 10 mmol per L in more than 20% of tests over a 2 week period prior to initiation with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor despite treatment with either metformin or a sulfonylurea
The date and level of the qualifying HbA1c measurement must be, or must have been, documented in the patient's medical records at the time treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor is initiated
The HbA1c must be no more than 4 months old at the time treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor was initiated
Blood glucose monitoring may be used as an alternative assessment to HbA1c levels in the following circumstances:
(a) A clinical condition with reduced red blood cell survival, including haemolytic anaemias and haemoglobinopathies; and/or
(b) Had red cell transfusion within the previous 3 months
The results of the blood glucose monitoring, which must be no more than 4 months old at the time of initiation of treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor, must be documented in the patient's medical records
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4363


 
C4364
 
 
Diabetes mellitus type 2
The treatment must be in combination with metformin;
The treatment must be in combination with a sulfonylurea;
Patient must have, or have had, a HbA1c measurement greater than 7% prior to the initiation of a dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitor (gliptin), a thiazolidinedione (glitazone), a glucagon-like peptide-1 or a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor despite treatment with maximally tolerated doses of metformin and a sulfonylurea; OR
Patient must have, or have had, where HbA1c measurement is clinically inappropriate, blood glucose levels greater than 10 mmol per L in more than 20% of tests over a 2 week period prior to initiation with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor despite treatment with maximally tolerated doses of metformin and a sulfonylurea
The date and level of the qualifying HbA1c measurement must be, or must have been, documented in the patient's medical records at the time treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor is initiated
The HbA1c must be no more than 4 months old at the time treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor was initiated
Blood glucose monitoring may be used as an alternative assessment to HbA1c levels in the following circumstances:
(a) A clinical condition with reduced red blood cell survival, including haemolytic anaemias and haemoglobinopathies; and/or
(b) Had red cell transfusion within the previous 3 months
The results of the blood glucose monitoring, which must be no more than 4 months old at the time of initiation of treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor, must be documented in the patient's medical records
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4364


 
C4388
 
 
Diabetes mellitus type 2
The treatment must be in combination with insulin;
Patient must have, or have had, a HbA1c measurement greater than 7% prior to the initiation of a dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitor (gliptin), a thiazolidinedione (glitazone), a glucagon-like peptide-1 or a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor despite treatment with insulin and oral antidiabetic agents, or insulin alone where metformin is contraindicated; OR
Patient must have, or have had, where HbA1c measurement is clinically inappropriate, blood glucose levels greater than 10 mmol per L in more than 20% of tests over a 2 week period prior to initiation with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor despite treatment with insulin and oral antidiabetic agents, or insulin alone where metformin is contraindicated
The date and level of the qualifying HbA1c measurement must be, or must have been, documented in the patient's medical records at the time treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor is initiated
The HbA1c must be no more than 4 months old at the time treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor was initiated
Blood glucose monitoring may be used as an alternative assessment to HbA1c levels in the following circumstances:
(a) A clinical condition with reduced red blood cell survival, including haemolytic anaemias and haemoglobinopathies; and/or
(b) Had red cell transfusion within the previous 3 months
The results of the blood glucose monitoring, which must be no more than 4 months old at the time of initiation of treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor, must be documented in the patient's medical records
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4388


[121]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Protein hydrolysate formula with medium chain triglycerides
substitute:

Protein hydrolysate formula with medium chain triglycerides
C4357
 
 
Cows' milk protein enteropathy and intolerance to soy protein
Continuing treatment
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist, specialist paediatrician or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or in consultation with a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist, specialist paediatrician or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must have demonstrated a clinical improvement with the protein hydrolysate formula with medium chain triglycerides;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4358 
 
 
Proven combined immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated allergy to cows' milk protein and soy protein
Continuing treatment
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4365
 
 
Cows' milk protein enteropathy and intolerance to soy protein
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist, specialist paediatrician or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must have failed to respond to a strict soy-based cows' milk protein free diet;
Patient must be older than 24 months of age
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4366 
 
 
Cystic fibrosis

Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 

 
C4376
 
 
Cows' milk protein enteropathy and intolerance to soy protein
Initial treatment
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist, specialist paediatrician or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or in consultation with a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist, specialist paediatrician or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
The condition must not be isolated infant colic or reflux;
Patient must have failed to respond to a strict soy-based cows' milk protein free diet;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4377 
 
 
Enterokinase deficiency

Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4378
 
 
Proven fat malabsorption

Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4379 
 
 
Chylothorax

Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4393
 
 
Chylous ascites

Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4399 
 
 
Chronic liver failure with fat malabsorption

Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4400
 
 
Severe diarrhoea of greater than 2 weeks duration
Patient must be aged less than 4 months
The date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4401 
 
 
Severe intestinal malabsorption including short bowel syndrome

Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4412
 
 
Proven combined immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated allergy to cows' milk protein and soy protein
Initial treatment for up to 6 months
Must be treated by a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, or in consultation with a specialist allergist, clinical immunologist or specialist paediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist;
Patient must be up to the age of 24 months
The name of the specialist and the date of birth of the patient must be included in the authority application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures


 
C4413
 
 
Biliary atresia

Compliance with Authority Required procedures

[122]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Quetiapine
insert in numerical order following existing text:

 
C4385
 
 
Bipolar I disorder
The treatment must be maintenance therapy;
The treatment must be for dose titration purposes
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4385

 
C4391
 
 
Schizophrenia
The treatment must be for dose titration purposes

Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4391

 
C4396
 
 
Acute mania
The condition must be associated with bipolar I disorder;
The treatment must be as monotherapy;
The treatment must be for dose titration purposes
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4396

[123]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Quinapril with Hydrochlorothiazide
substitute:
Quinapril with hydrochlorothiazide
C4389
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an ACE inhibitor; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with a thiazide diuretic
 
[124]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Ramipril with Felodipine
substitute:
Ramipril with felodipine
C4398
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an ACE inhibitor; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker
 
[125]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Rivaroxaban
(a)      omit:

 
C3957
P3957
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism in a patient undergoing total knee replacement who requires up to 10 days of therapy
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C3993
P3993
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism in a patient undergoing total hip replacement who requires up to 30 days of therarpy
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4047
P4047
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism in a patient undergoing total hip replacement who requires up to 20 days supply to complete a course of treatment
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4048
P4048
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism in a patient undergoing total hip replacement who requires up to 30 days supply to complete a course of treatment
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

 
C4050
P4050
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism in a patient undergoing total knee replacement who requires up to 15 days of therapy
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

(b)      insert in numerical order following existing text:

 
C4369
P4369
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism
Patient must be undergoing total hip replacement;
Patient must require up to 20 days supply to complete a course of treatment
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4369

 
C4381
P4381
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism
Patient must be undergoing total knee replacement;
Patient must require up to 10 days of therapy
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4381

 
C4382
P4382
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism
Patient must be undergoing total knee replacement;
Patient must require up to 15 days of therapy
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4382

 
C4402
P4402
 
Prevention of venous thromboembolism
Patient must be undergoing total hip replacement;
Patient must require up to 30 days supply to complete a course of treatment
Compliance with Authority Required procedures - Streamlined Authority Code 4402

[126]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Rosiglitazone
substitute:
Rosiglitazone
C4367
 
 
Diabetes mellitus type 2
The treatment must be in combination with metformin; OR
The treatment must be in combination with a sulfonylurea;
Patient must have a contraindication to a combination of metformin and a sulfonylurea; OR
Patient must not have tolerated a combination of metformin and a sulfonylurea;
Patient must have, or have had, a HbA1c measurement greater than 7% prior to the initiation of a dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitor (gliptin), a thiazolidinedione (glitazone), a glucagon-like peptide-1 or a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor despite treatment with either metformin or a sulfonylurea; OR
Patient must have, or have had, where HbA1c measurement is clinically inappropriate, blood glucose levels greater than 10 mmol per L in more than 20% of tests over a 2 week period prior to initiation with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor despite treatment with either metformin or a sulfonylurea
The date and level of the qualifying HbA1c measurement must be, or must have been, documented in the patient's medical records at the time treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor is initiated
The HbA1c must be no more than 4 months old at the time treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor was initiated
Blood glucose monitoring may be used as an alternative assessment to HbA1c levels in the following circumstances:
(a) A clinical condition with reduced red blood cell survival, including haemolytic anaemias and haemoglobinopathies; and/or
(b) Had red cell transfusion within the previous 3 months
The results of the blood glucose monitoring, which must be no more than 4 months old at the time of initiation of treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor, must be documented in the patient's medical records
Compliance with Authority Required procedures
 
[127]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Rosiglitazone with Metformin
substitute:
Rosiglitazone with metformin
C4383
 
 
Diabetes mellitus type 2
Patient must have a contraindication to a sulfonylurea; OR
Patient must not have tolerated a sulfonylurea;
Patient must have, or have had, a HbA1c measurement greater than 7% prior to the initiation of a dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitor (gliptin), a thiazolidinedione (glitazone), a glucagon-like peptide-1 or a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor despite treatment with metformin; OR
Patient must have, or have had, where HbA1c measurement is clinically inappropriate, blood glucose levels greater than 10 mmol per L in more than 20% of tests over a 2 week period prior to initiation with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor despite treatment with metformin
The date and level of the qualifying HbA1c measurement must be, or must have been, documented in the patient's medical records at the time treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor is initiated
The HbA1c must be no more than 4 months old at the time treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor was initiated
Blood glucose monitoring may be used as an alternative assessment to HbA1c levels in the following circumstances:
(a) A clinical condition with reduced red blood cell survival, including haemolytic anaemias and haemoglobinopathies; and/or
(b) Had red cell transfusion within the previous 3 months
The results of the blood glucose monitoring, which must be no more than 4 months old at the time of initiation of treatment with a gliptin, a glitazone, a glucagon-like peptide-1 or an SGLT2 inhibitor, must be documented in the patient's medical records
Compliance with Authority Required procedures
[128]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Telmisartan with amlodipine
substitute:
Telmisartan with amlodipine
C4373
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an angiotensin II antagonist; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker
 
[129]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Telmisartan with Hydrochlorothiazide
substitute:
Telmisartan with Hydrochlorothiazide
C4374
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an an angiotensin II antagonist; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with a thiazide diuretic
 
[130]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Teriparatide
(a)      omit:
 
C4101
 
 
Severe established osteoporosis
Initial treatment
Must be treated by a specialist; OR
Must be treated by a consultant physician;
Patient must be at very high risk of fracture;
Patient must have a bone mineral density (BMD) T-score of -3.0 or less;
Patient must have had 2 or more fractures due to minimal trauma;
Patient must have experienced at least 1 symptomatic new fracture after at least 12 months continuous therapy with an anti-resorptive agent at adequate doses;
The treatment must be the sole PBS-subsidised agent;
The treatment must not exceed a lifetime maximum of 18 months therapy
A vertebral fracture is defined as a 20% or greater reduction in height of the anterior or mid portion of a vertebral body relative to the posterior height of that body, or, a 20% or greater reduction in any of these heights compared to the vertebral body above or below the affected vertebral body
If treatment with anti-resorptive therapy is contraindicated according to the relevant TGA-approved Product Information, details of the contraindication must be provided at the time of application
If an intolerance of a severity necessitating permanent treatment withdrawal develops during the relevant period of use of one anti-resorptive agent, alternate anti-resorptive agents must be trialled so that the patient achieves the minimum requirement of 12 months continuous therapy. Details must be provided at the time of application
Anti-resorptive therapies for osteoporosis and their adequate doses which will be accepted for the purposes of administering this restriction are alendronate sodium 10 mg per day or 70 mg once weekly, risedronate sodium 5 mg per day or 35 mg once weekly or 150 mg once monthly, raloxifene hydrochloride 60 mg per day (women only), denosumab 60 mg once every 6 months, strontium ranelate 2 g per day and zoledronic acid 5 mg per annum
Details of prior anti-resorptive therapy, fracture history including the date(s), site(s), the symptoms associated with the fracture(s) which developed after at least 12 months continuous anti-resorptive therapy and the score of the qualifying BMD measurement must be provided at the time of application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

(b)      insert in numerical order following existing text:
 
C4407
 
 
Severe established osteoporosis
Initial treatment
Must be treated by a specialist; OR
Must be treated by a consultant physician;
Patient must be at very high risk of fracture;
Patient must have a bone mineral density (BMD) T-score of -3.0 or less;
Patient must have had 2 or more fractures due to minimal trauma;
Patient must have experienced at least 1 symptomatic new fracture after at least 12 months continuous therapy with an anti-resorptive agent at adequate doses;
The treatment must be the sole PBS-subsidised agent;
The treatment must not exceed a lifetime maximum of 18 months therapy
A vertebral fracture is defined as a 20% or greater reduction in height of the anterior or mid portion of a vertebral body relative to the posterior height of that body, or, a 20% or greater reduction in any of these heights compared to the vertebral body above or below the affected vertebral body
If treatment with anti-resorptive therapy is contraindicated according to the relevant TGA-approved Product Information, details of the contraindication must be documented in the patient's medical record at the time treatment with teriparatide is initiated
If an intolerance of a severity necessitating permanent treatment withdrawal develops during the relevant period of use of one anti-resorptive agent, alternate anti-resorptive agents must be trialled so that the patient achieves the minimum requirement of 12 months continuous therapy. Details must be documented in the patient's medical record at the time treatment with teriparatide is initiated
Anti-resorptive therapies for osteoporosis and their adequate doses which will be accepted for the purposes of administering this restriction are alendronate sodium 10 mg per day or 70 mg once weekly, risedronate sodium 5 mg per day or 35 mg once weekly or 150 mg once monthly, raloxifene hydrochloride 60 mg per day (women only), denosumab 60 mg once every 6 months, strontium ranelate 2 g per day and zoledronic acid 5 mg per annum
Details of prior anti-resorptive therapy, fracture history including the date(s), site(s), the symptoms associated with the fracture(s) which developed after at least 12 months continuous anti-resorptive therapy and the score of the qualifying BMD measurement must be provided at the time of application
Compliance with Authority Required procedures

[131]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Trandolapril with Verapamil
substitute:
Trandolapril with Verapamil
C4390
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an ACE inhibitor; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with verapamil
 
[132]       Schedule 4, Part 1, entry for Valsartan with hydrochlorothiazide
substitute:

Valsartan with hydrochlorothiazide
C4361
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an an angiotensin II antagonist; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with a thiazide diuretic
 

 
C4374
 
 
Hypertension
The treatment must not be for the initiation of anti-hypertensive therapy;
The condition must be inadequately controlled with an an angiotensin II antagonist; OR
The condition must be inadequately controlled with a thiazide diuretic