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O. Reg. 179/23: GENERAL

filed June 29, 2023 under Pharmacy Act, 1991, S.O. 1991, c. 36

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ontario regulation 179/23

made under the

Pharmacy Act, 1991

Made: May 31, 2023
Approved: June 22, 2023
Filed: June 29, 2023
Published on e-Laws: June 29, 2023
Published in The Ontario Gazette: July 15, 2023

Amending O. Reg. 202/94

(GENERAL)

1. Paragraph 2 of subsection 35 (1) of Ontario Regulation 202/94 is amended by striking out “in a class of drugs opposite the minor ailment in Column 2” and substituting “opposite the minor ailment in Column 3”.

2. Schedule 4 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted:

Schedule 4
DrugS — Minor Ailments

Item

Column 1
Minor Ailment

Column 2

Drug Classes

Column 3
Specified Drugs

1.

Acne (mild)

Skin and Mucous Membrane Agents

Adapalene

Azelaic acid

Benzoyl peroxide

Clindamycin

Dapsone

Erythromycin

Glycolic acid

Salicylic acid

Tazarotene

Tretinoin

Trifarotene

2a.

Allergic rhinitis

Antihistamines

 

Azelastine

Bilastine

Cetirizine

Cyproheptadine

Desloratadine

Fexofenadine

Loratadine

Olopatadine

Rupatadine

2b.

Allergic rhinitis

Corticosteroids

 

Beclomethasone

Budesonide

Ciclesonide

Fluticasone

Mometasone

Triamcinolone

3.

Candidal stomatitis

Antifungals

 

Nystatin

4a.

Conjunctivitis (bacterial, allergic or viral)

Antiallergic Agents

 

Antazoline

Bepotastine

Cromolyn sodium (Sodium cromoglycate)

Ketotifen

Lodoxamide

Olopatadine

Pheniramine

4b.

Conjunctivitis (bacterial, allergic or viral)

Antibacterials

 

Erythromycin

Fusidic acid

Gramicidin

Polymyxin B

Tobramycin

Trimethoprim

4c.

Conjunctivitis (bacterial, allergic or viral)

Vasoconstrictors

 

Naphazoline

Oxymetazoline

Phenylephrine

Tetrahydrozoline

5.

Dermatitis (atopic/eczema, allergic or contact)

Anti-inflammatory Agents

 

Beclomethasone

Betamethasone valerate

Clobetasone

Crisaborole

Desonide

Fluocinolone

Hydrocortisone

Prednicarbate

Triamcinolone

6a.

Dermatitis (diaper)

Antifungals

 

Ciclopirox

Clotrimazole

Ketoconazole

Miconazole

Nystatin

6b.

Dermatitis (diaper)

Anti-inflammatory Agents

 

Desonide

Hydrocortisone

7.

Dysmenorrhea

Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Agents

 

Acetylsalicylic acid (ASA)

Celecoxib

Diclofenac

Flurbiprofen

Ibuprofen

Ketoprofen

Mefenamic acid

Naproxen

8a.

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Antacids and Adsorbents

 

Alginic acid

Aluminum hydroxide

Calcium carbonate

Magnesium salts

8b.

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Histamine H2-Antagonists

 

Cimetidine

Famotidine

Nizatidine

Ranitidine

8c.

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Proton-Pump Inhibitors

 

Dexlansoprazole

Esomeprazole

Lansoprazole

Omeprazole

Pantoprazole

Rabeprazole

9.

Hemorrhoids

Skin and Mucous Membrane Agents

 

Dibucaine (Cinchocaine)

Esculin (Aesculin)

Framycetin (Neomycin B)

Hydrocortisone

Phenylephrine

Pramoxine

Zinc sulfate

10a.

Herpes labialis

Anti-inflammatory Agents

 

Hydrocortisone

10b.

Herpes labialis

Antivirals

 

Acyclovir

Docosanol

Famciclovir

Valacyclovir

11.

Impetigo

Antibacterials

 

Bacitracin

Fusidic acid (Sodium fusidate)

Gramicidin

Mupirocin

Ozenoxacin

Polymyxin B

12a.

Insect bites and urticaria

Antihistamines

 

Bilastine

Cetirizine

Chlorpheniramine

Cyproheptadine

Desloratadine

Diphenhydramine

Fexofenadine

Hydroxyzine

Loratadine

Rupatadine

12b.

Insect bites and urticaria

Antipruritics and Anti-inflammatory Agents

 

Benzocaine

Calamine

Camphor

Desonide

Hydrocortisone

Lidocaine

Menthol

Pramoxine

Zinc oxide

13a.

Musculoskeletal sprains and strains

Analgesics

 

Acetaminophen

 

13b.

Musculoskeletal sprains and strains

Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Agents

 

Acetylsalicylic acid (ASA)

Celecoxib

Diclofenac

Flurbiprofen

Ibuprofen

Ketoprofen

Mefenamic acid

Naproxen

14.

Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy

Antiemetics and Antinauseants

 

Dimenhydrinate

Diphenhydramine

Doxylamine

Promethazine

Pyridoxine

15.

Oral aphthae

Anti-inflammatory Agents

 

Triamcinolone

16.

Pinworms/Threadworms

Anthelmintics

 

Mebendazole

Pyrantel pamoate

17.

Tick bites, post-exposure prophylaxis to prevent Lyme disease

Antibacterials

 

Doxycycline

18.

Urinary tract infection (uncomplicated)

Urinary Anti-infectives

 

Fosfomycin

Nitrofurantoin

Sulfamethoxazole

Trimethoprim

19.

Vulvovaginal candidiasis

Antifungals

 

Clotrimazole

Fluconazole

Miconazole

Terconazole

Commencement

3. This Regulation comes into force on the later of October 1, 2023 and the day it is filed.

Made by:

Council of the Ontario College of Pharmacists:

James Morrison

Chair of the Board

Shenda Tanchak

Registrar and CEO

Date made: May 31, 2023