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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

01.08.2020

Modification of various documents relating to authorisation

ZL000_00_024e_WL / ZL101_00_007e_WL

03.07.2020

A study confirms Swissmedic’s international Competitiveness

In an international comparison of the processing time for scientific assessments, Swissmedic is on a par with the fastest authorities

01.07.2020

Optimisation of labelling phase for human medicinal products

Avoiding text review rounds

01.07.2020

List of medicinal products in dispensing category D dispensed by naturopaths with a federal diploma (NP FD)

Human medicinal products in dispensing category D that may be dispensed by naturopaths

01.07.2020

Submission of DMF updates

Type II variations now possible

Swissmedic
Division Complementary and herbal medicines
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3012 Berne
Switzerland
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