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Complementary medicinal products

Complementary medicinal products encompass homeopathic, anthroposophic and Asian medicinal products. With regard to marketing authorisation, Swissmedic takes into account the fact that the considerable value placed on complementary medicine is anchored within the Swiss Constitution.

Herbal medicinal products

Herbal medicinal products Herbal medicinal products or preparations contain only herbal substances or preparations. Within the framework of the simplified authorisation procedure it is possible, in many cases, to waive the need for separate clinical investigations.

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