Drugs of dependence

The Drugs of Dependence Unit issues authorisations to prescribe Schedule 8 medicines and monitors the prescription of Schedule 8 medicines from reports received from pharmacies. 

The program excludes the Stimulant Regulatory Scheme (external site) and the Community Program for Opioid Pharmacotherapy (CPOP) (external site).

Schedule 8 Medicines Prescribing Code and supporting material



More information

  • Pharmaceutical Services Branch
    Address: 189 Royal Street, East Perth, 6004
    Phone: 9222 6883
  • Schedule 8 prescriber information service
    Phone: 9222 4424
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Pharmaceutical Services Branch