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This page contains additional content about the article Methylphenidate extended-release (Concerta) for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), published in NPS RADAR, April 2007.

Table 1: State/Territory authorities to contact about methylphenidate prescribing

Australian Capital Territory

ACT Department of Health & Community Care

Pharmaceutical Services, Population Health Division

Tel: 02 6207 3974 Fax: 02 6205 0997

South Australia

Public & Environmental Health Service

Department of Human Services

Tel: 08 8226 7110 Fax: 08 8226 7102

New South Wales

Pharmaceutical Services Branch

NSW Health

Tel: 02 9879 3214 Fax: 02 9859 5165

Tasmania

Pharmaceutical Services Branch

Department of Health and Human Services

Tel: 03 6233 8011 Fax: 03 6233 3904

Northern Territory

Poisons Control

Department of Health & Community Services

Tel: 08 8922 7341 Fax: 08 8922 7200

Victoria

Drugs & Poisons Unit

Department of Human Services

Tel: 1300 364 545 Fax: 1300 360 830

Queensland

Pharmaceutical Advisory Services

Queensland Health

Tel: 07 3234 1167 Fax: 07 3234 0773

Western Australia

Pharmaceutical Services Branch

Department of Health (WA)

Tel: 08 9388 4980 Fax: 08 9388 4988