Changes to PBS quantities for opioids

PBS quantities for opioids have changed as of 1/6/20. The biggest changes for ED are:

  • Endone 5mg now has a maximum dispensed quantity (without Authority) of 10 tablets (previously 20)
  • Panadeine Forte similarly now has a maximum dispensed quantity of 10 tablets

All opioids, whether S4 or S8, now have reduced maximum quantities and/or new Authority requirements

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