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Changes to the guidance document Temporary authorisation of human medicinal products

Clarification regarding authorised medicinal products, harmonised deadlines for applications before expiry of temporary authorisation and changes to terminology


Implementation of the full declaration for homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products without indication

The requirements for the declaration of active substances and pharmaceutical excipients of human medicinal products (full declaration) also apply to homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products without indication.


Complementary and herbal medicines containing ethanol in paediatric populations

The benefits of the use of the medicinal product containing ethanol must outweigh the potential risks.


Benchmarking study 2022

International comparison of Swiss authorisation times

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