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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.

Latest News

01.02.2020

Guidance document Authorisation according to Art. 14 para. 1 abis-quater TPA HMV4 updated

The new version of the guidance document enters into force on 1 February 2020.

20.01.2020

Notes on using Swissmedic templates for Information for healthcare professionals and Patient information

There are two versions of Swissmedic's templates for Information for healthcare professionals and Patient information for human medicinal products

15.01.2020

Updating of guidance document on authorisation of human medicinal products under Art. 13 TPA HMV4

Changed procedure for "Justified cases" pursuant to Art. 18 para. 2 TPO

01.12.2019

Modification of various documents relating to authorisation

ZL000_00_024e_WL / ZL101_00_007e_WL / ZL300_00_001e_WL

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