Revision of MedDO and IvDO

New requirements for product groups without an intended medical purpose and alignment with Regulation (EU) 2023/607 on medical devices and in vitro diagnostic medical devices


Swissmedic approves Moderna Switzerland GmbH coronavirus vaccine Spikevax XBB.1.5

Spikevax XBB.1.5 approved for persons aged 18 and over


DHPC – Nordimet® (Methotrexate)

Safety-related information for the product NORDIMET® Fertigpen (PEN)


FAQ General Pharmacovigilance

Swissmedic is updating the requirements for the medical assessment of individual case reports by MAH as of 01.01.2024.


swissdamed survey

Swissmedic conducted a survey on swissdamed in spring 2023.


Swissmedic approves Pfizer coronavirus vaccine Comirnaty XBB.1.5

Comirnaty XBB.1.5 approved for persons aged 12 and over

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COVID-19 Pandemic

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

Vaccines against COVID-19

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


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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.

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.


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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