Batch recall – Fisherman's Friend, Eucalyptus-Menthol, ohne Zucker, mit Sorbitol, Pastillen

Rückruf der Charge BIC0053 bis auf Stufe Detailhandel


Good practice for the reprocessing of medical devices for Swiss health facilities

Publication of the "Good practice for the reprocessing of medical devices for Swiss health facilities" (GPA), version 2022


Reports of suspected adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

11,467 reports of suspected adverse vaccination reactions evaluated


Batch recall – Losartan-HCT-Mepha 100/25mg, Lactab

Rückruf der Charge 21386 bis auf Stufe Detailhandel


Swissmedic grants temporary authorisation to Xevudy® for COVID-19 patients

Corona medication Xevudy from GlaxoSmithKline (containing the active substance sotrovimab) granted temporary authorisation in Switzerland


Swissmedic grants temporary authorisation to Regkirona® for COVID-19 patients

Corona medication Regkirona from iQone Healthcare Switzerland (containing the active substance regdanvimab) granted temporary authorisation in Switzerland


Swissmedic Journal

Latest edition
Swissmedic Journal Dezember 2021


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

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

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.

Direct links

Stay up to date

Reporting undesirable effects and incidents


Medical devices

Swiss Public Assessment Report (SwissPAR)


Public Summary SwissPAR




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.

For further information...