All codeine-containing analgesics will become prescription-only from February 1, 2018.

There are numerous resources related to the codeine changes available for medical practitoners and pharmacists. We have developed two page overview documents containing direct links to key resources as well as localised resources packs containing copies of the documents. Download the overview or resources packs using the links below.

General Practices


Note that these files are localised for practitioners in the Hume area of Victoria, but most of the links and information will be useful for anyone. To obtain local Pharmacotherapy Network support, and a general list of codeine links, visit the Pharmacotherapy Area-Based Network statewide website at