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Limits on dispensing and sales of prescription and over-the-counter medicines

In order to ensure equitable access to medicines for all Australians, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, in consultation with the Department of Health, are requiring community pharmacists to enforce new limits on dispensing and sales of prescription and over-the-counter medicines. This measure is also supported by the National Pharmaceutical Services Association, representing pharmaceutical wholesalers.The measure was announced on 19th March 2020 and effective immediately. Please see the medicines list below.

Page last updated on: 08 July 2020