Classification of Medicines Pursuant to section 106 (1) of the Medicines Act 1981, I, Neil Kirton, Associate Minister of Health, hereby declare the following: 1. The medicines listed in Schedule 1 to this notice are classified as prescription medicines. 2. The medicines listed in Schedule 3 to this notice are classified as pharmacy-only medicines. Every reference to a medicine in this notice applies whether the medicine is synthetic in origin or is from biological or mineral sources. Unless specific reference is made otherwise, every reference applies also to medicines that are (a) Preparations and admixtures containing any proportion of any substance listed in the notice. (b) Salts and esters of any substance listed in the notice. (c) Preparations or extracts of biological materials listed in the notice. (d) Salts or oxides of elements listed in the notice. Where any reference is modified by a statement of the strength of the medicine, the strength is calculated using the free acid, base, alcohol or element unless specifically stated otherwise. Schedule 1 Prescription Medicines desirudin eformoterol ibutilide melatonin reteplase ritonavir tacrolimus tiludronic acid topiramate toremifine. Schedule 3 Pharmacy-only Medicines fexofenadine penciclovir; for the treatment of herpes labialis. Dated this 19th day of April 1997. NEIL KIRTON, Associate Minister of Health.