The number of medicinal products ordered online and illegally imported into Switzerland is declining.
Number of confiscated shipments more than doubled
Am häufigsten werden nach wie vor Potenzmittel illegal importiert
In 2017, 1,060 shipments of illegally imported therapeutic products were seized, including medically important medicinal products that are subject to strict prescribing limits.
In 2015, Swiss customs reported 1,134 cases of illegally imported medicinal products to Swissmedic, the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products.
Last year, more illegal medicinal products were again confiscated at the Swiss border than in the previous year.
Last year, Swiss customs reported 1,096 confiscations of illegal shipments of medicinal products to Swissmedic.
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