Reporting of suspected adverse drug reactions by patients

Under the Swiss Therapeutic Products Act, consumers, patients and their organisations and interested third parties can report adverse drug reactions and incidents to Swissmedic.

Please be aware that you should still talk to your doctor or chemist if you are worried about suspected adverse reactions or an incident.

Reports of suspected side-effects of COVID-19 vaccines

To report suspected side-effects of a COVID-19 vaccine, please use this specific form (Word or PDF):

In case of technical problems with the PDF form you can use the following form:


Swissmedic is responsible for monitoring the safety of medicinal products. This involves receiving and evaluating reports on side effects of medicines and vaccines, including COVID vaccines. However, Swissmedic does not answer questions about individual therapies or vaccination issues, nor does it make any recommendations regarding them. For such enquiries, please contact your doctor.

Last modification 24.06.2021

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