Pink card positive drugs were further classified into acute (A), chronic (C) and both acute and chronic use (B).
(A) – Items for Acute Use
Medicinals are classified as (A) for conditions where treatment should have a rapid onset and is of short duration.
(C) – Items for Chronic Use
Medicinals are classified as being for chronic use if they are utilized for the treatment of an ongoing or recurring condition.
(B) – Items for Both Acute and Chronic use
These medicines can be used for both acute and chronic use according to the condition.
Ministry for Health,
© Copyright 2013