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					  List of Medicines by Generic and Brand Names
  Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme                                         Safety Net 20 day rule

  Pharmaceutical benefits to which the Safety Net 20 day rule applies from
  1 January 2006, if supplied within 20 days of a previous supply of the same
  medicine to the same person under ‘immediate supply’ provisions.

  Reference: National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits – early supply) Instrument 2005 made
  under subsection 84AAA(2) of the National Health Act 1953. The purpose of this list is to provide
  information regarding the PBS medicines to which the Safety Net 20 day rule applies from 1 January 2006. This
  version of the list is not a legal document and, though accurate at the time of posting on this site, in cases of
  discrepancy, the National Health (Pharmaceutical Benefits - early supply) Instrument will be the source
  document for specifying which medicines are subject to the Safety Net 20 day rule.

  SEARCH INSTRUCTIONS
  To locate a PBS medicine in the electronic version of this list, enter either the GENERIC NAME or BRAND
  NAME into the search facility provided by your browser software (for example 'Ctrl key + F' or the 'Find'
  option). For an accurate search result the name must be spelt correctly. This list is arranged in alphabetical
  order by the active ingredient (generic) name of the drug.



Drug - active ingredient   Dosage form and strength    Brand name/s                                   Listed  Maximum
         name                                                                                        maximum    No. of
                                                                                                     quantity  repeats

Aciclovir                  Tablet 200 mg               Acihexal, Acyclo-V 200, Chem mart                 90           5
                                                       Aciclovir, GenRx Aciclovir, Lovir, Terry
                                                       White Chemists Aciclovir,
                                                       Zovirax 200mg, Zyclir 200
Adalimumab                 Injection 40 mg in          Humira                                            2            5
                           0.8 mL pre-filled
                           syringe
Alendronate Sodium         Tablet 70 mg                Alendro Once Weekly, Fosamax Once                 4            5
                                                       Weekly
                           Tablet 40 mg                Fosamax 40 mg                                     30           5
Amantadine                 Capsule 100 mg              Symmetrel 100                                    100           5
Amlodipine                 Tablet 5 mg                 Norvasc                                           30           5
                           Tablet 10 mg                Norvasc                                           30           5
Anakinra                   Injection 100 mg in         Kineret                                           28           5
                           0.67 mL single use pre-
                           filled syringe
Anastrazole                Tablet 1 mg                 Arimidex                                          30           5
Atenolol                   Tablet 50 mg                Anselol 50 mg, Atehexal, Chem mart                30           5
                                                       Atenolol, GenRx Atenolol, Noten,
                                                       Tenormin, Tensig, Terry White
                                                       Chemists Atenolol


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Drug - active ingredient   Dosage form and strength   Brand name/s                             Listed  Maximum
         name                                                                                 maximum    No. of
                                                                                              quantity  repeats

Atorvastatin               Tablet 10 mg               Lipitor                                   30        5
                           Tablet 20 mg               Lipitor                                   30        5
                           Tablet 40 mg               Lipitor                                   30        5
                           Tablet 80 mg               Lipitor                                   30        5
Auranofin                  Tablet 3 mg                Ridaura                                   60        5
Baclofen                   Tablet 10 mg               Baclo, Baclohexal, Chem mart              100       5
                                                      Baclofen, Clofen 10, GenRx Baclofen,
                                                      Lioresal 10, Stelax 10, Terry White
                                                      Chemists Baclofen
                           Tablet 25 mg               Baclo, Baclohexal, Chem mart              100       5
                                                      Baclofen, Clofen 25, GenRx Baclofen,
                                                      Lioresal 25, Stelax 25, Terry White
                                                      Chemists Baclofen
Balsalazide                Capsule 750 mg             Colazide                                  180       5
Bicalutamide               Tablet 50 mg               Cosudex                                   28        5
Bisoprolol                 Tablet 2.5 mg              Bicor                                     28        5
                           Tablet 5 mg                Bicor                                     28        5
                           Tablet 10 mg               Bicor                                     28        5
Cabergoline                Tablet 1 mg                Cabaser                                   30        5
                           Tablet 2 mg                Cabaser                                   30        5
                           Tablet 4 mg                Cabaser                                   30        5
Candesartan                Tablet 4 mg                Atacand                                   30        5
                           Tablet 8 mg                Atacand                                   30        5
                           Tablet 16 mg               Atacand                                   30        5
Candesartan with           Tablet 16 mg-12.5 mg       Atacand Plus 16/12.5                      30        5
Hydrochlorothiazide
Captopril                  Tablet 12.5 mg             Acenorm 12.5 mg, Capoten,                 90        5
                                                      Captohexal, Chem mart Captopril,
                                                      GenRx Captopril, Terry White Chemists
                                                      Captopril, Topace, DP Captopril
                           Tablet 25 mg               Acenorm 25 mg, Capoten, Captohexal,       90        5
                                                      Chem mart Captopril, GenRx Captopril,
                                                      Terry White Chemists Captopril,
                                                      Topace, DP Captopril
                           Tablet 50 mg               Acenorm 50 mg, Capoten, Captohexal,       90        5
                                                      Chem mart Captopril, GenRx Captopril,
                                                      Terry White Chemists Captopril,
                                                      Topace, DP Captopril
Carvedilol                 Tablet 6.25 mg             Dilatrend 6.25, Kredex                    60        5
                           Tablet 12.5 mg             Dilatrend 12.5, Kredex                    60        5
                           Tablet 25 mg               Dilatrend 25, Kredex                      60        5
Cimetidine                 Tablet 200 mg              Cimehexal, Magicul 200, Tagamet           120       5
                           Tablet 400 mg              Cimehexal, GenRx Cimetidine,              60        5
                                                      Magicul 400, Tagamet



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Drug - active ingredient   Dosage form and strength   Brand name/s                               Listed  Maximum
         name                                                                                   maximum    No. of
                                                                                                quantity  repeats

                           Tablet 800 mg              Cimehexal, GenRx Cimetidine,                30        5
                                                      Magicul 800, Tagamet
Cimetidine                 Tablet equivalent to       Tagamet 800 Express                         30        5
Hydrochloride              800 mg cimetidine
                           (effervescent)
Clonidine                  Tablet 100 micrograms      Catapres 100                                100       5
                           Tablet 150 micrograms      Catapres                                    100       5
Clopidogrel                Tablet 75 mg               Iscover, Plavix                             28        5
Diltiazem                  Tablet 60 mg               Cardizem, Chem mart Diltiazem, Coras,       90        5
                                                      Diltahexal, Dilzem 60mg, GenRx
                                                      Diltiazem, Terry White Chemists
                                                      Diltiazem, Vasocardol
                           Capsule 180 mg             Cardizem CD, Chem mart Diltiazem            30        5
                           (controlled delivery)      CD, Dilzem CD, GenRx Diltiazem CD,
                                                      Terry White Chemists Diltiazem CD,
                                                      Vasocardol CD
                           Capsule 240 mg             Cardizem CD, Chem mart Diltiazem            30        5
                           (controlled delivery)      CD, Dilzem CD, GenRx Diltiazem CD,
                                                      Terry White Chemists Diltiazem CD,
                                                      Vasocardol CD
                           Capsule 360 mg             Cardizem CD, Vasocardol CD                  30        5
                           (controlled delivery)
Dipyridamole               Capsule 200 mg             Persantin SR                                60        5
                           (sustained release)
Dipyridamole with          Capsule 200 mg             Asasantin SR                                60        5
Aspirin                    (sustained release)-
                           25 mg
Disodium Etidronate        Tablet 200 mg              Didronel                                    60        5
Enalapril                  Tablet 5 mg                Alphapril, Amprace 5, Auspril, Chem         30        5
                                                      mart Enalapril, Enahexal, Enalabell,
                                                      Enalapril-DP 5mg, GenRx Enalapril,
                                                      Renitec M, Terry White Chemists
                                                      Enalapril
                           Tablet 10 mg               Alphapril, Amprace 10, Auspril, Chem        30        5
                                                      mart Enalapril, Enahexal, Enalabell,
                                                      Enalapril-DP 10mg, GenRx Enalapril,
                                                      Renitec, Terry White Chemists Enalapril
                           Tablet 20 mg               Alphapril, Amprace 20, Auspril, Chem        30        5
                                                      mart Enalapril, Enahexal, Enalabell,
                                                      Enalapril-DP 20mg, GenRx Enalapril,
                                                      Renitec 20, Terry White Chemists
                                                      Enalapril
Enalapril with             Tablet 20 mg-6 mg          Renitec Plus 20/6                           30        5
Hydrochlorothiazide
Eprosartan                 Tablet 400 mg              Teveten                                     56        5
                           Tablet 600 mg              Teveten                                     28        5
Eprosartan with            Tablet 600 mg-12.5 mg      Teveten Plus 600/12.5                       28        5
Hydrochlorothiazide
Esomeprazole               Tablet 20mg (enteric       Nexium                                      30        5
                           coated)


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Drug - active ingredient   Dosage form and strength   Brand name/s                            Listed  Maximum
         name                                                                                maximum    No. of
                                                                                             quantity  repeats

Etanercept                 Injection set containing   Enbrel                                    2        5
                           4 vials powder for
                           injection 25 mg and 4
                           pre-filled syringes
                           solvent 1 mL
                           Injection set containing   Enbrel                                    1        5
                           4 vials powder for
                           injection 50 mg and 4
                           pre-filled syringes
                           solvent 1 mL
Ezetimibe                  Tablet 10 mg               Ezetrol                                  30        5
Famciclovir                Tablet 250 mg              Famvir                                   56        5
Famotidine                 Tablet 20 mg               Ausfam 20, Chem mart Famotidine,         60        5
                                                      Famohexal, GenRx Famotidine,
                                                      Pamacid 20, Pepcidine M, Pepzan,
                                                      Terry White Chemists Famotidine
                           Tablet 40 mg               Ausfam 40, Chem mart Famotidine,         30        5
                                                      Famohexal, GenRx Famotidine,
                                                      Pamacid 40, Pepcidine, Pepzan, Terry
                                                      White Chemists Famotidine
Felodipine                 Tablet 2.5 mg              Felodur ER 2.5 mg, Plendil ER            30        5
                           (extended release)
                           Tablet 5 mg (extended      Felodur ER 5 mg, Plendil ER              30        5
                           release)
                           Tablet 10 mg (extended     Felodur ER 10 mg, Plendil ER             30        5
                           release)
Fenofibrate                Capsule 67 mg              Lipidil                                  60        5
                           Tablet 160 mg              Lipidil                                  30        5
Flutamide                  Tablet 250 mg              Eulexin, Flutamin                        100       5
Fluvastatin                Capsule 20 mg              Lescol, Vastin                           28        5
                           Capsule 40 mg              Lescol, Vastin                           28        5
Fosinopril                 Tablet 10 mg               Monopril                                 30        5
                           Tablet 20 mg               Monopril                                 30        5
Fosinopril with            Tablet 10 mg-12.5 mg       Monoplus 10/12.5                         30        5
Hydrochlorothiazide                                   Monoplus 20/12.5
                           Tablet 20 mg-12.5 mg                                                30        5
Gemfibrozil                Tablet 600 mg              Ausgem, Chem mart Gemfibrozil,           60        5
                                                      Gemhexal, GenRx Gemfibrozil, Jezil,
                                                      Lipazil 600 mg, Lopid, Terry White
                                                      Chemists Gemfibrozil
Glyceryl Trinitrate        Transdermal patch          Minitran 5                               30        5
                           18mg (5 mg in 24 hrs)
                           Transdermal patch          Transiderm-Nitro 25                      30        5
                           25mg (5mg in 24 hrs)
                           Transdermal patch          Minitran 10                              30        5
                           36mg (10 mg in 24 hrs)
                           Transdermal patch          Nitro-Dur 5                              30        5
                           40mg (5mg in 24 hrs)

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Drug - active ingredient   Dosage form and strength   Brand name/s                                   Listed  Maximum
         name                                                                                       maximum    No. of
                                                                                                    quantity  repeats

                           Transdermal patch          Transiderm-Nitro 50                             30        5
                           50mg (10mg in 24 hrs)
                           Transdermal patch          Minitran 15                                     30        5
                           54mg (15mg in 24 hrs)
                           Transdermal patch          Nitro-Dur 10                                    30        5
                           80mg (10mg in 24 hrs)
                           Transdermal patch          Nitro-Dur 15                                    30        5
                           120mg (15mg in 24hrs)
Irbesartan                 Tablet 75 mg               Avapro, Karvea                                  30        5
                           Tablet 150 mg              Avapro, Karvea                                  30        5
                           Tablet 300 mg              Avapro, Karvea                                  30        5
Irbesartan with            Tablet 150 mg-12.5 mg      Avapro HCT 150/12.5,                            30        5
Hydrochlorothiazide                                   Karvezide 150/12.5
                           Tablet 300 mg-12.5 mg      Avapro HCT 300/12.5,                            30        5
                                                      Karvezide 300/12.5
Isosorbide                 Tablet 60 mg (sustained    Arsorb 60, Chem mart Isosorbide                 30        5
Mononitrate                release)                   Mononitrate, Duride, GenRx Isosorbide
                                                      Mononitrate, Imdur Durule, Imtrate 60
                                                      mg, Isomonit, Monodur 60 mg, Terry
                                                      White Chemists Isosorbide Mononitrate
                           Tablet 120 mg              Imdur 120mg, Monodur 120mg                      30        5
                           (sustained release)
Labetalol                  Tablet 100 mg              Presolol 100, Trandate                          100       5
                           Tablet 200 mg              Presolol 200, Trandate                          100       5
Lansoprazole               Capsule 15 mg              Zoton                                           30        5
                           Capsule 30 mg              Zoton                                           30        5
                           Sachet containing          Zoton                                           28        5
                           granules for oral
                           suspension 30 mg
Leflunomide                Tablet 10 mg               Arabloc, Arava                                  30        5
                           Tablet 20 mg               Arabloc, Arava                                  30        5
Lercanidipine              Tablet 10 mg               Zanidip                                         30        5
                           Tablet 20 mg               Zanidip                                         30        5
Lisinopril                 Tablet 5 mg                Chem mart Lisinopril, Fibsol 5, GenRx           30        5
                                                      Lisinopril, Liprace, Lisinobell, Lisinopril
                                                      Hexal, Lisodur, Prinivil 5, Terry White
                                                      Chemists Lisinopril, Zestril
                           Tablet 10 mg               Chem mart Lisinopril, Fibsol 10, GenRx          30        5
                                                      Lisinopril, Liprace, Lisinobell, Lisinopril
                                                      Hexal, Lisodur, Prinivil 10, Terry White
                                                      Chemists Lisinopril, Zestril
                           Tablet 20 mg               Chem mart Lisinopril, Fibsol 20, GenRx          30        5
                                                      Lisinopril, Liprace, Lisinobell, Lisinopril
                                                      Hexal, Lisodur, Prinivil 20, Terry White
                                                      Chemists Lisinopril, Zestril
Mesalazine                 Tablet 250 mg              Mesasal                                         100       5




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Drug - active ingredient   Dosage form and strength   Brand name/s                             Listed  Maximum
         name                                                                                 maximum    No. of
                                                                                              quantity  repeats

                           Tablet 500 mg (enteric     Salofalk                                  100       5
                           coated)
                           Sachet containing          Salofalk                                  100       5
                           granules 500 mg
Methyldopa                 Tablet 250 mg              Aldomet, Hydopa                           100       5
Metoprolol Succinate       Tablet 47.5 mg             Toprol-XL 47.5                            30        5
                           (controlled release)
                           Tablet 95 mg               Toprol-XL 95                              30        5
                           (controlled release)
                           Tablet 190 mg              Toprol-XL 190                             30        5
                           (controlled release)
Metoprolol Tartrate        Tablet 50 mg               Betaloc, Chem mart Metoprolol, GenRx      100       5
                                                      Metoprolol, Lopresor 50, Metohexal,
                                                      Metolol, Metrol 50, Minax 50, Terry
                                                      White Chemists Metoprolol
                           Tablet 100 mg              Betaloc, Chem mart Metoprolol, GenRx      60        5
                                                      Metoprolol, Lopresor 100, Metohexal,
                                                      Metolol, Metrol 100, Minax 100, Terry
                                                      White Chemists Metoprolol
Minocycline                Tablet 50 mg               Akamin 50, Minomycin-50                   60        5
Minoxidil                  Tablet 10 mg               Loniten                                   100       5
Modafinil                  Tablet 100 mg              Modavigil                                 120       5
Nicorandil                 Tablets 10 mg              Ikorel                                    60        5
                           Tablets 20 mg              Ikorel                                    60        5
Nifedipine                 Tablet 10 mg               Adalat 10, Adefin 10, Nypine 10           60        5
                           Tablet 20 mg               Adalat 20, Adefin 20, Chem mart           60        5
                                                      Nifedipine, GenRx Nifedipine,
                                                      Nifehexal, Nyefax 20 mg, Nypine 20,
                                                      Terry White Chemists Nifedipine
                           Tablet 20 mg               Adalat Oros 20mg                          30        5
                           (controlled release)
                           Tablet 30 mg               Adalat Oros 30, Addos XR 30, Adefin       30        5
                           (controlled release)       XL 30

                           Tablet 60 mg               Adalat Oros 60, Addos XR 60, Adefin       30        5
                           (controlled release)       XL 60

Nilutamide                 Tablet 150 mg              Anandron                                  30        5
Nizatidine                 Capsule 150 mg             Nizac, Tazac                              60        5
                           Capsule 300 mg             Nizac, Tazac                              30        5
Oestradiol                 Transdermal patches        Estradot 25                                1        5
                           390 micrograms, 8
                           Transdermal patches        Climara 25, Femtran 25                     1        5
                           2 mg, 4
                           Transdermal patches        Dermestril 25                              1        5
                           2 mg, 8
                           Transdermal patches        Estraderm 25                               1        5
                           2 mg, 8

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Drug - active ingredient   Dosage form and strength     Brand name/s                Listed  Maximum
         name                                                                      maximum    No. of
                                                                                   quantity  repeats

                           Transdermal patches          Estradot 37.5                 1        5
                           585 micrograms, 8
                           Transdermal patches          Menorest 37.5                 1        5
                           3.28 mg, 8
                           Transdermal patches          Estradot 50                   1        5
                           780 micrograms, 8
                           Transdermal patches          Climara 50, Femtran 50        1        5
                           3.8 mg, 4
                           Transdermal patches          Dermestril 50                 1        5
                           4 mg, 8
                           Transdermal patches          Estraderm 50                  1        5
                           4 mg, 8
                           Transdermal patches          Menorest 50                   1        5
                           4.33 mg, 8
                           Transdermal patches          Estradot 75                   1        5
                           1.17 mg, 8
                           Transdermal patches          Climara 75                    1        5
                           5.7 mg, 4
                           Transdermal patches          Menorest 75                   1        5
                           6.57 mg, 8
                           Transdermal patches          Estradot 100                  1        5
                           1.56 mg, 8
                           Transdermal patches          Climara 100, Femtran 100      1        5
                           7.6 mg, 4
                           Transdermal patches          Dermestril 100                1        5
                           8 mg, 8
                           Transdermal patches          Estraderm 100                 1        5
                           8 mg, 8
                           Transdermal patches          Menorest 100                  1        5
                           8.66 mg, 8
Oestradiol and             Pack containing 14           Femoston 2/10                 1        5
Oestradiol with            tablets oestradiol 2 mg
Dydrogesterone             and 14 tablets
                           oestradiol 2 mg with
                           dydrogesterone 10 mg
Oestradiol and             Pack containing 12           Trisequens                    1        5
Oestradiol with            tablets oestradiol 2 mg,
Norethisterone             10 tablets oestradiol
Acetate                    2 mg with
                           norethisterone acetate
                           1 mg and 6 tablets
                           oestradiol 1 mg




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Drug - active ingredient   Dosage form and strength     Brand name/s                 Listed  Maximum
         name                                                                       maximum    No. of
                                                                                    quantity  repeats

                           Pack containing 4            Estracombi                     1        5
                           transdermal patches
                           oestradiol 4 mg and
                           4 transdermal patches
                           oestradiol 10 mg with
                           norethisterone acetate
                           30 mg
Oestradiol                 Nasal spray                  Aerodiol                       1        5
Hemihydrate                150 micrograms per
                           actuation, 60
                           actuations, 4.2 mL
                           Transdermal gel 1 mg         Sandrena                       1        5
                           oestradiol in 1 g sachet,
                           28
                           Transdermal patches          Estraderm MX 25                1        5
                           750 micrograms
                           oestradiol, 8
                           Transdermal patches          Estraderm MX 50                1        5
                           1.5 mg oestradiol, 8
                           Transdermal patches          Estraderm MX 100               1        5
                           3 mg oestradiol, 8
Oestradiol                 Pack containing 4            Estalis sequi 50/140           1        5
Hemihydrate and            transdermal patches
Oestradiol                 4.33 mg oestradiol and
Hemihydrate with           4 transdermal patches
Norethisterone             620 micrograms
Acetate                    oestradiol with 2.7 mg
                           norethisterone acetate
                           Pack containing 4            Estalis sequi 50/250           1        5
                           transdermal patches
                           4.33 mg oestradiol and
                           4 transdermal patches
                           510 micrograms
                           oestradiol with 4.8 mg
                           norethisterone acetate
Oestradiol                 Tablets 1 mg oestradiol      Kliovance                      1        5
Hemihydrate with           with 500 micrograms
Norethisterone             norethisterone acetate,
Acetate                    28
                           Tablets 2 mg oestradiol      Kliogest                       1        5
                           with 1 mg
                           norethisterone acetate,
                           28
                           Transdermal patches          Estalis continuous 50/140      1        5
                           620 micrograms
                           oestradiol with 2.7 mg
                           norethisterone acetate,
                           8




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Drug - active ingredient   Dosage form and strength     Brand name/s                 Listed  Maximum
         name                                                                       maximum    No. of
                                                                                    quantity  repeats

                           Transdermal patches          Estalis continuous 50/250      1        5
                           equivalent to
                           510 micrograms
                           oestradiol with 4.8 mg
                           norethisterone acetate,
                           8
Oestradiol Valerate        Pack containing 11           Climen                         1        5
and Oestradiol             tablets oestradiol
Valerate with              valerate 2 mg and 10
Cyproterone Acetate        tablets oestradiol
                           valerate 2 mg with
                           cyproterone acetate
                           1 mg
Oestrogens—         Tablets                             Premia 2.5 Continuous          1        5
Conjugated with     625 micrograms-
Medroxyprogesterone 2.5 mg, 28
Acetate
                    Tablets                             Premia 5 Continuous            1        5
                    625 micrograms-5 mg,
                    28
Olsalazine                 Capsule 250 mg               Dipentum                      100       5
                           Tablet 500 mg                Dipentum                      100       5
Omeprazole                 Tablet 20 mg                 Acimax, Losec, Meprazol       30        5
                           Tablet 10 mg                 Losec                         30        5
                           Capsule 20 mg                Probitor                      30        5
Oxprenolol                 Tablet 20 mg                 Corbeton 20                   100       5
                           Tablet 40 mg                 Corbeton 40                   100       5
Pantoprazole               Tablet (enteric coated)      Somac                         30        5
                           40 mg pantoprazole
                           Tablet (enteric coated)      Somac                         30        5
                           20 mg pantoprazole
Pergolide                  Tablet 250 micrograms        Permax                        100       5
                           Tablet 1 mg                  Permax                        100       5
Perhexiline                Tablet 100 mg                Pexsig                        100       5
Perindopril                Tablet 2 mg                  Coversyl                      30        5
                           Tablet 4 mg                  Coversyl                      30        5
                           Tablet 8 mg                  Coversyl                      30        5
Perindopril with           Tablet 4 mg-1.25 mg          Coversyl Plus 4/1.25          30        5
Indapamide
Phenoxybenzamine           Capsule 10 mg                Dibenyline                    100       5
Pindolol                   Tablet 5 mg                  Barbloc 5, Visken 5           100       5
                           Tablet 15 mg                 Barbloc 15, Visken 15         50        5
Pravastatin                Tablet 10 mg                 Lipostat 10, Pravachol        30        5
                           Tablet 20 mg                 Lipostat 20, Pravachol        30        5


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Drug - active ingredient   Dosage form and strength   Brand name/s                               Listed  Maximum
         name                                                                                   maximum    No. of
                                                                                                quantity  repeats

                           Tablet 40 mg               Lipostat 40, Pravachol                      30        5
                           Tablet 80 mg               Lipostat 80, Pravachol                      30        5
Prazosin                   Tablet 1 mg                Chem mart Prazosin, GenRx Prazosin,         100       5
                                                      Minipress, Prazohexal, Pressin 1, Terry
                                                      White Chemists Prazosin
                           Tablet 2 mg                Chem mart Prazosin, GenRx Prazosin,         100       5
                                                      Minipress, Prazohexal, Pressin 2, Terry
                                                      White Chemists Prazosin
                           Tablet 5 mg                Chem mart Prazosin, GenRx Prazosin,         100       5
                                                      Minipress, Prazohexal, Pressin 5, Terry
                                                      White Chemists Prazosin
Probenecid                 Tablet 500 mg              Pro-Cid                                     100       5
Propranolol                Tablet 10 mg               Deralin 10, Inderal                         100       5
                           Tablet 40 mg               Deralin 40, Inderal                         100       5
                           Tablet 160 mg              Deralin 160                                 50        5
Quinapril                  Tablet 5 mg                Accupril, Asig                              30        5
                           Tablet 10 mg               Accupril, Asig                              30        5
                           Tablet 20 mg               Accupril, Asig                              30        5
Quinapril with             Tablet 10 mg -12.5 mg      Accuretic 10/12.5mg                         30        5
Hydrochlorothiazide                                   Accuretic 20/12.5mg
                           Tablet 20 mg-12.5 mg                                                   30        5
Rabeprazole                Tablet 10 mg (enteric      Pariet                                      28        5
                           coated)
                           Tablet 20 mg (enteric      Pariet                                      30        5
                           coated)
Raloxifene                 Tablet 60 mg               Evista                                      28        5
Ramipril                   Tablet 1.25 mg             Ramace 1.25 mg, Tritace 1.25 mg             30        5
                           Tablet 2.5 mg              Ramace 2.5 mg, Tritace 2.5 mg               30        5
                           Tablet 5 mg                Ramace 5 mg, Tritace 5 mg                   30        5
                           Capsule 10 mg              Tritace 10 mg                               30        5
Ranitidine                 Tablet 150 mg              Ausran, Chem mart Ranitidine, GenRx         60        5
                                                      Ranitidine, Rani 2, Ranihexal, Ranoxyl,
                                                      Terry White Chemists Ranitidine,
                                                      Zantac
                           Tablet 150 mg              Zantac                                      60        5
                           (effervescent)
                           Tablet 300 mg              Ausran, Chem mart Ranitidine, GenRx         30        5
                                                      Ranitidine, Rani 2, Ranihexal, Ranoxyl,
                                                      Terry White Chemists Ranitidine,
                                                      Zantac
                           Syrup 150 mg per           Zantac Syrup                                 2        5
                           10 mL, 300 mL
Riluzole                   Tablet 50 mg               Rilutek                                     56        5
Risedronate                Tablet 5 mg                Actonel                                     28        5
                           Tablet 35 mg               Actonel Once-a-Week                          4        5

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Drug - active ingredient   Dosage form and strength   Brand name/s                             Listed  Maximum
         name                                                                                 maximum    No. of
                                                                                              quantity  repeats

Salcatonin                 Injection 50 I.U. in       Miacalcic 50                              30        5
                           1 mL ampoule
                           Injection 100 I.U. in      Miacalcic 100                             15        5
                           1 mL ampoule
Selegiline                 Tablet 5 mg                Eldepryl, Selgene                         100       5
Simvastatin                Tablet 5 mg                Lipex 5, Simvabell, Simvahexal,           30        5
                                                      Simvastatin-RL, Zimstat, Zocor
                           Tablet 10 mg               Chem mart Simvastatin, GenRx              30        5
                                                      Simvastatin, Lipex 10, Simvabell,
                                                      Simvahexal, Simvar 10, Simvastatin-
                                                      DP, Simvastatin-RL, Terry White
                                                      Chemists Simvastatin, Zimstat, Zocor
                           Tablet 20 mg               Chem mart Simvastatin, GenRx              30        5
                                                      Simvastatin, Lipex 20, Simvabell,
                                                      Simvahexal, Simvar 20, Simvastatin-
                                                      DP, Simvastatin-RL, Terry White
                                                      Chemists Simvastatin, Zimstat, Zocor
                           Tablet 40 mg               Chem mart Simvastatin, GenRx              30        5
                                                      Simvastatin, Lipex 40, Simvabell,
                                                      Simvahexal, Simvar 40, Simvastatin-
                                                      DP, Simvastatin-RL, Terry White
                                                      Chemists Simvastatin, Zimstat, Zocor
                           Tablet 80 mg               Chem mart Simvastatin, GenRx              30        5
                                                      Simvastatin, Lipex 80, Simvabell,
                                                      Simvahexal, Simvar 80, Simvastatin-
                                                      DP, Simvastatin-RL, Terry White
                                                      Chemists Simvastatin, Zimstat, Zocor
Spironolactone             Tablet 25 mg               Aldactone, Spiractin 25                   100       5
                           Tablet 100 mg              Aldactone, Spiractin 100                  100       5
Sulfasalazine              Tablet 500 mg              Salazopyrin                               200       5
                           Tablet 500 mg (enteric     Pyralin EN, Salazopyrin-EN                200       5
                           coated)
Tamoxifen                  Tablet 10 mg               Genox 10, Nolvadex, Tamoxen 10 mg,        60        5
                                                      Tamoxifen Hexal,
                           Tablet 20 mg               Chem mart Tamoxifen, Genox 20,            60        5
                                                      GenRx Tamoxifen, Nolvadex-D,
                                                      Tamosin, Tamoxen 20 mg, Tamoxifen
                                                      Hexal, Terry White Chemists Tamoxifen
Telmisartan                Tablet 40 mg               Micardis                                  28        5
                           Tablet 80 mg               Micardis                                  28        5
Telmisartan with           Tablet 40 mg-12.5 mg       Micardis Plus 40/12.5 mg                  28        5
Hydrochlorothiazide                                   Micardis Plus 80/12.5 mg
                           Tablet 80 mg-12.5 mg                                                 28        5
Testosterone               Transdermal gel 50 mg      Testogel                                   1        5
                           in 5 g sachet, 30
                           Transdermal patches        Androderm                                  1        5
                           12.2 mg, 60
                           Transdermal patches        Androderm                                  1        5
                           24.3 mg, 30
Testosterone               Capsule 40 mg              Andriol Testocaps                         60        5
Undecanoate

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Drug - active ingredient   Dosage form and strength   Brand name/s                           Listed  Maximum
         name                                                                               maximum    No. of
                                                                                            quantity  repeats

Theophylline               Tablet 200 mg              Nuelin-SR 200                           100       5
                           (sustained release)
                           Tablet 250 mg              Nuelin-SR 250                           100       5
                           (sustained release)
                           Tablet 300 mg              Nuelin-SR 300                           100       5
                           (sustained release)
Ticlopidine                Tablet 250 mg              Ticlid, Ticlopidine Hexal, Tilodene     60        5
Tiotropium                 Capsule containing         Spiriva                                 30        5
                           powder for oral
                           inhalation
                           18 micrograms (for use
                           in HandiHaler)
Trandolapril               Capsule                    Gopten, Odrik                           28        5
                           500 micrograms
                           Capsule 1 mg               Gopten, Odrik                           28        5
                           Capsule 2 mg               Gopten, Odrik                           28        5
                           Capsule 4 mg               Gopten                                  28        5
Valaciclovir               Tablet 500 mg              Valtrex                                 30        5
Verapamil                  Tablet 40 mg               Anpec 40, Isoptin, Verahexal            100       5
                           Tablet 80 mg               Anpec 80, Isoptin, Verahexal            100       5
                           Tablet 120 mg              Isoptin, Verahexal                      100       5
                           Tablet 160 mg              Isoptin                                 60        5
                           Tablet 180 mg              Cordilox 180 SR, Isoptin 180 SR         30        5
                           (sustained release)
                           Tablet 240 mg              Anpec SR, Cordilox SR, Isoptin SR       30        5
                           (sustained release)
                           Capsule 160 mg             Veracaps SR                             30        5
                           (sustained release)
                           Capsule 240 mg             Veracaps SR                             30        5
                           (sustained release)



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