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October 2021 Clinical Drug MDref Update

1 October, 2021

The October 2021 MDref drug database and content update for MedicalDirector Clinical is now available and current from 1 October 2021. The update is a differential update that builds on the most recent full build released, August 2021.

We strongly recommend that you update your MDref database every month. Monthly PBS changes, including new items, Streamlined Authority changes and PBS pricing details, are included in the monthly MDref update. Without this data, you are at risk of creating invalid PBS scripts.

Download October 2021 Drug Update (119 MB)

This update also includes the following:

  • Added SPIKEVAX commonly known as the Moderna vaccine
  • Updated Pathology List
    • Capital Pathology
    • Clinpath Laboratories SA
    • Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology
  • Several Template Updates


  • This differential update may only be applied over the following MDref release:
    • August 2021

Click here for a full list of drug database changes in this MDref update.