Batch recall – Zoledronat Zentiva Onco, Infusionslösung

Die Firma Helvepharm AG zieht die obenerwähnte Charge von Zoledronat Zentiva Onco, Infusionslösung vorsorglich bis auf Stufe Detailhandel vom Markt zurück.


Batch recall – Liquemin 25'000 I.E. / 5 ml, Injektionslösung

Zusatzinformation zum Chargenrückruf vom 16.01.2018.


Batch recall - Velcade 3.5 mg, Lyophilisat zur Herstellung einer Injektionslösung

Die Firma Janssen-Cilag AG zieht die obenerwähnten Chargen von Velcade, Lyophilisat zur Herstellung einer Injektionslösung bis auf Stufe Detailhandel vom Markt zurück.


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Swissmedic Journal Januar 2018


DHPC – Zinbryta (DACLIZUMAB beta) Fertigspritze / Fertigpen

Einschränkung der Anwendung aufgrund des Risikos von fulminantem Leberversagen und Anpassung der Arzneimittelinformation

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Statistics illegally imported medicinal products 2017

In 2017, 1,060 shipments of illegally imported therapeutic products were seized, including medically important medicinal products that are subject to strict prescribing limits.

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New forms for prescription of narcotics by medical professionals

The forms for prescription of narcotics by medical professionals have been amended. The form is now trilingual. The new form pads are delivered to cantons ordering them after
15 November 2017.

Swissmedic Vigilance News; Arzneimittelsicherheit bei Humanarzneimitteln, Impfstoffen, Blutprodukten und Tierarzneimitteln

Vigilance-News Edition 19
In this edition:

  • Ferjol's asthenia" syndrome: a pathomimetic disorder
  • Statin-associated immune-mediated necrotising myopathy (IMNM) – New Swiss cases
  • Signals: denosumab, minocycline
  • Drug safety: Shared responsibility
  • Statistical Review 2016

Guideline on medicines and the Internet

Numerous vendors advertise the sale of medicines online and people’s mailboxes are frequently inundated with offers of this kind. Your health may be endangered by purchasing medicines online from unreliable sources!

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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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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.