PBS information

This table details the PBS information (June 2018) for certain anti-epileptic drugs.

Contact numbers for:

  • PBS Authority: 1800 888 333
  • PBS Info line: 1800 020 613

Drug

Form

Strength

Max quantity of units

Repeats

PBS/PVTE

PBS code

Carbamazepine

= Tegretol/Teg. CR

= Teril

Tab

Tab

Tab CR

Tab CR

Mix

100mg

200mg

200mg

400mg

100mg/5ml

200

200

200

200

300ml

2

2

2

2

5

PBS

PBS

PBS

PBS

PBS

NA

Ethosuximide

= Zarontin

Mix

Cap

250mg/5ml

250mg

200ml

200

5

2

PBS

PBS

NA

Lacosamide

= Vimpat

Refer to PBS site

 

 

 

 

 

Lamotrigine

= Lamictal

= Elmendos

= Lamotrust

= Seaze

Tab (disp)

Tab (disp)

Tab (disp)

Tab (disp)

Tab (disp)

5mg

25mg

50mg

100mg

200mg

56

56

56

56

56

5

5

5

5

5

PBS(A)

PBS(A)

PBS(A)

PBS(A)

PBS(A)

5138

Levetiracetam

= Keppra

Tab

Tab

Tab

Mix

250mg

500mg

1000mg

100mg/ml

60

60

60

300ml

5

5

5

PBS(A)

7603 (Tabs)

 

 

7620 (Liquid)

Midazolam

= Midazolam

Injection

5mg/1ml

1 packet: (10x1ml ampoules)

0

PBS

 

Phenobarbitone

= Phenobarbitone

Tab

Mix*

30mg

50mg/5ml (SCH)

200

500ml

4

-

PBS

PVTE

NA

Phenytoin

= Dilantin

Cap

Cap

Infatabs

Mix

30mg

100mg

50mg(chew) 

30mg/5ml {red}

200

200

200

500ml

2

2

2

3

PBS

PBS

PBS

PBS

NA

Sulthiame

= Ospolot

Tab

Tab

50mg

200mg

200

200

2

2

PBS

PBS

NA

Topiramate

= Topamax

Tab

Tab

Tab

Tab

Sprinkles

Sprinkles

Sprinkles

25mg

50mg

100mg

200mg

15mg

25mg

50mg

60

60

60

60

60

60

60

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

PBS(A)

PBS(A)

PBS(A)

PBS(A)

PBS(A)

PBS(A)

PBS(A)

5516 (Tabs)

 

 

 

5173 (Sprinkles)

Valproate

= Epilim

= Valpro

= Valprease

Tab(crush)

Tab(ec)

Tab(ec)

Mix

100mg

200mg

500mg

200mg/5ml

200

200

200

2x300ml

2

2

2

2

PBS

PBS

PBS

PBS

NA

Vigabatrin

= Sabril

Tab

Powder

(in 10ml water)

500mg

500mg

100

60

5

5

PBS(A)

PBS(A)

4929

Zonisamide

= Zonegran

Cap

Cap

Cap

25mg

50mg

100mg

56

56

112

5

5

5

PBS(A)

PBS(A)

PBS(A)

4928