Out-of-Stock – COVID-19 – Authorisations for the temporary import and distribution of human medicines – Update

Licences in accordance with art. 22 para. 3 of the COVID 19 Ordinance 3


Out-of-Stock – Influvac Tetra, Injektionssuspension

Befristete Bewilligung zum Vertrieb in österreichischer Aufmachung


Interruption of production at Swiss contract manufacturer may temporarily disrupt supplies

Swissmedic inspection uncovers Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) deficiencies


Validity of GMP certificates

during the COVID-19 pandemic


Import ban on DHEA by Antidoping Switzerland

llegal importation of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)


Batch recall – Co-Irbesartan Spirig HC, Filmtabletten

Rückruf der Chargen 11D1AE, 111FAC, 111UYA, 11FAMC bis auf Stufe Detailhandel


Out-of-Stock – Suprelorin 9,4mg ad us. vet., Implantat

Sachet des für den Europäischen Markt zugelassenen Produkts in Schweizer Sekundärverpackung mit Schweizer Arzneimittelinformation


Swissmedic reviews vaccine candidate from Moderna

Another COVID-19 vaccine under rolling review

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

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

Restricted phone availability – please write to us instead!

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Swissmedic is currently receiving more queries than usual. We are therefore unable to receive telephone enquiries. Please submit your questions to us by e-mail (anfragen@swissmedic.ch).

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Medical devices
New EU regulations (MDR, IVDR)

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

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Incident reporting


Reporting undesirable effects

Medical devices

Reporting incidents & FSCAs




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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