Update on the replacement of the medical professions register MedReg

by the new Health Professions Platform (HealthReg)


Pfizer AG applies to Swissmedic for authorisation of a second bivalent COVID-19 vaccine

Application submitted for Comirnaty Original/Omicron BA.4-5


Batch recall – Elocta 4000 I.E., Pulver und Lösungsmittel zur Herstellung einer Injektionslösung

Rückruf der Charge 3764901T bis auf Stufe Grosshandel


DHPC – Sabril® (Vigabatrinum)

Vorübergehender Lieferengpass


Potential nitrosamine contamination – harmonised implementation (update)

Regulatory and scientific developments regarding nitrosamines/Update September 2022


Medical devices database

Please note the information on the medical devices database


Batch recall – Rubimed Staphisagria comp., Dilution 50ml

Rückruf der Charge 21711 bis auf Stufe Detailhandel


Out-of-Stock – Dotarem, Injektionslösung in 15 und 20 ml Fertigspritzen

Befristete Bewilligung zum Vertrieb in deutscher Aufmachung

In focus


COVID-19 Pandemic

Information on the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)

Vaccines against COVID-19

20 years Swissmedic

Anniversary message from the Director

Happy Birthday Swissmedic

Contact for members of the public

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Reporting undesirable effects and incidents


Medical devices

Swiss Public Assessment Report (SwissPAR)


Public Summary SwissPAR


Illegal medicinal products from the Internet

Find out in this video why you should be careful when buying medicinal products online, and what happens if customs officials discover that a consignment addressed to you contains illegally imported medicinal products.



New medical devices regulations

Information concerning the new EU-Regulations as well as their implementation in Switzerland.


Therapeutic Products Legislation update

The modifications following the ordinary revision of the TPA and its right of enforcement will enter into force on 1 January 2019


What are the tasks of Swissmedic in the area of medical devices?

What is a medical device? How do medical devices come onto the market? How do you recognise a medical device? Based on examples, our videos answer these and a number of other questions.

Medical devices: List of Field Safety Corrective Actions (FSCA) and recalls

Swissmedic monitors all safety measures and recalls for medical devices that are manufactured or marketed in Switzerland.

Swissmedic, Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products


Swissmedic – for therapeutic products you can trust

Swissmedic is the Swiss authority responsible for the authorisation and supervision of therapeutic products. Swissmedic's activities are based on the Law on Therapeutic Products.

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