Batch recall – Nisulid, Granulat / Nisulid, Tabletten

Rückruf alle Chargen bis auf Stufe Detailhandel


Batch recall – Triofan Hustenstiller, Tropfen

Rückrufe der erwähnten Chargen bis auf Stufe Patient


Meeting of the International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH)

Continued advancement of ICH’s global harmonisation efforts in Fukuoka, Japan


Simplification of requirements for renewed authorisation of medicinal products

Swissmedic has simplified the requirements for renewed authorisation of medicinal products


Batch recall – Maltofer Tropfen zum Einnehmen, 30 ml

Rückrufe der erwähnten Chargen bis auf Stufe Patient


Products containing essential oils

Products containing essential oils may be sold as medicinal products, medical devices, chemicals or biocides, or in electronic cigarettes, cosmetics and foodstuffs, and can be marketed in Switzerland only if certain requirements are met.
The new fact-sheet of the Expert Panel for Delimitation Questions will help you.


Better representation of women in medical research

Federal Council decides on measures to improve healthcare for women

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Holidaying in Switzerland

Which medications can be imported into Switzerland in which quantities?
Information on the entry requirements with medicinal products

Contact for members of the public

Do you have any questions about a particular medicine or a general question about Swissmedic? We’ll be glad to be of assistance. 

Just send an e-mail to anfragen@swissmedic.ch or use our contact form. Thank you.

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Reporting undesirable effects and incidents


Medical devices

Swiss Public Assessment Report (SwissPAR)

Swissmedic SwissPAR survey


Public Summary SwissPAR


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Swissmedic monitors all therapeutic products on the market in Switzerland. Our independent experts ensure the therapeutic products you and your loved ones need are effective, safe and of the highest quality.

Reporting of ADRs by healthcare professionals

Find out in the video how to report adverse drug reactions properly.

Materiovigilance – every report counts!

Serious incidents involving medical devices: find out in the video why every report counts!



New medical devices regulations

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

Revision of the MedDO and the IvDO
Information on the new EU Regulations and their implementation in Switzerland.


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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