You will find all information about the Pharmacopoeia, the official compendium of medicines, here.
The Pharmacopoeia comprises both the European Pharmacopoeia (Pharmacopoea Europaea, Ph. Eur.) and the Swiss Pharmacopoeia (Pharmacopoea Helvetica, Ph. Helv.). It contains legally binding quality regulations for pharmaceuticals, excipients and some medical devices.

Pharmacopeia: The rulebook on the quality of safe and effective medicinal products

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To ensure medicinal products are safe, high quality and effective, the requirements first have to be defined. The pharmacopoeia plays an important role in this.


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