Increased restriction levels for prescribing of proton pump inhibitors on the PBS take effect from 1 May 2019. Prescriptions for esomeprazole 40mg with one repeat have changed from being a Restricted Benefit to Authority Required (Telephone). And all standard dose PPIs (esomeprazole 20mg, lansoprazole 30mg, omeprazole 20mg, pantoprazole 40mg, rabeprazole 20mg) have changed from Restricted ...
PBS introduces restrictions to curb PPI overprescribing
By Michael Woodhead
1 May 2019