Queensland Health would like to thank you for your involvement in the palliPHARM initiative.

It is recommended that community pharmacies in Queensland stock at least one medicine from each of the five medicine categories included in the Core Palliative Care Medicines List for Queensland Community Patients:
Medicine Category
Medicines
Minimum Quantity to stock Indication/(s) for use in terminal phase patients
  First Line Second Line     
Analgesic
(High potency opioid)
Morphine (sulfate or hydrochloride) 10mg/mL and/or 30mg/mL Injection  Fentanyl citrate 100µg/2mL Injection

Hydromorphone 2mg/mL Injection
 5 ampoules Dyspnoea
Pain
 Anticholinergic  Hyoscine butylbromide 20mg/mL Injection  -  5 ampoules  Respiratory tract secretions
 Antiemetic  Metoclopramide 10mg/2mL Injection  Haloperidol 5mg/mL Injection   10 ampoules  Nausea, vomiting
Antipsychotic  Haloperidol 5mg/mL Injection  -  10 ampoules  Agitation

Nausea, vomiting

Refractory distress
Anxiolytic Midazolam 5mg/mL Injection Clonazepam 1mg/mL Injection

Clonazepam 2.5mg/mL (0.1mg/drop) Oral Liquid
5 or 10 ampoules


10mL bottle
Agitation

Dyspnoea

Refractory distress

Seizures
 

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