Advice for prescribers – Schedule 8 medicines

The Medicines and Poisons Regulation Branch operates a telephone advice service for Schedule 8 prescribers.  The advice service operates between 8:30am and 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.  Prescribers can speak with a pharmacist who can advise on the regulatory requirements associated with prescribing schedule 8 medicines, including any restrictions in place for particular patients. 

Advice line Phone number 
Schedule 8 Medicines Prescriber Information Service 9222 4424
Drugs of Dependence Unit 9222 4424
Community Program for Opioid Pharmacotherapy 9222 6812
Stimulant Regulatory Scheme 9222 2483
General enquiries 9222 6883

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