Schedule 8 and Schedule 6 Drugs of Addiction Policy



In accordance with the guidelines of the Standard for Uniform Scheduling of Drugs and Poisons (SUSDP), the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and Wynyard Medical Centre’s policies, this practice, unless medically indicated, will not prescribe drugs of addiction which include:

Morphine & its derivatives:


Oxycontin CR

  Ms Contin MR




  Tramadol eg, Tramal, Tramahexal, Zydol, Tramedo

Benzodiazepines and its derivatives:    

 Alprazolam       eg, Alprax, Kalma, Alprazolam, Xanax, Zamhexal   

 Bromazepam    eg, Lexotan   

 Clobazam          eg, Frisium    

 Clonazepam      eg, Paxam, Rivotril   

 Diazepam          eg, Antenex, Ducene, Valium, Valpam, Diazepam

 Flunitrazepam eg, Hypnodorm   

 Lorezepam        eg, Ativan   

 Midazolam        eg, Hypnovel, Midazolam   

 Nitrazepam       eg, Alodorm, Mogadon   

 Oxazepam         eg, Alepam, Serapax, Murelax   

 Temazepam      eg, Normison, Temaze   

 Triazolam         eg, Halcion