Reports of suspected adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

7,571 reports evaluated – the overall positive benefit-risk ratio of the vaccines remains


Batch recall – Losartan Sandoz, Filmtabletten / Co-Losartan Sandoz, Filmtabletten

Alle im Rückrufschreiben erwähnten Chargen bis auf Stufe Detailhandel


COVID-19 pandemic – Reports concerning Sars-CoV-2 rapid tests

Swissmedic takes action against dispensing of non-compliant rapid tests by Swiss online shops


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


Practical interpretation – Swiss authorised representative (CH-REP) for combination products

(Medicinal products with a medical device component)


Swissmedic is reviewing the authorisation extension for a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer/Biontech and Moderna

Pfizer Schweiz AG and Moderna Switzerland GmbH have submitted applications for a third vaccine dose (booster)

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

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

Vaccines against COVID-19

Product information

COVID-19 vaccines on the Swiss market

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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

Reporting incidents & FSCAs

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.

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