HPC – Fosfomycin-Trometamol Granulat/Pulver

Anwendungseinschränkungen sowie Streichung der 2 g Dosierung


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


DHPC – Tecentriq® (Atezolizumab)

Identifizierung des Risikos schwerer kutaner Nebenwirkungen (Severe Cutaneous Adverse Reactions, SCARs) in Verbindung mit TECENTRIQ®


Out-of-Stock – Orencia 250 mg, Pulver zur Herstellung eines Infusionslösungskonzentrats

Befristete Bewilligung zum Vertrieb in französischer Aufmachung


Swissmedic grants authorisation for the COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna

Second COVID-19 vaccine authorised in Switzerland


Swissmedic warns of the danger of buying vaccines or other medicines online

If you purchase medicines or vaccines from an unregulated source you are putting your health at risk


Batch recall – Ketalgin, Lösung zum Einnehmen

Rückruf der Chargen 5910/53 und 5910/54 bis auf Stufe Detailhandel


HPC – Brivex (Brivudin)

Potenziell tödliche Toxizität von Fluoropyrimidinen bei der Anwendung kurz vor, gleichzeitig mit oder innerhalb von 4 Wochen nach Ende der Behandlung mit Brivudin

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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


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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

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