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Prescribing drugs of dependence in general practice
Part A - Clinical Governance Framework
Last revised: 07 Nov 2019
The following information is from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA).73
Scheduling is a national classification system that controls how medicines and poisons are made available to the public. The schedules are published in the Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons (SUSMP) and are given legal effect through state and territory legislation.
The SUSMP is legally referred to as the Poisons Standard.
Not currently in use
Pharmacist only medicine
Prescription only medicine OR prescription animal remedy
Term for S8 drug
Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
Drug of addiction
Schedule 8 substance
Drug of dependence
Schedule 8 poison
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