General communications

23.07.2021

Reports of suspected adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccines in Switzerland – update

4,319 reports evaluated – the overall positive benefit-risk ratio of the vaccines remains

02.07.2021

Reports of suspected adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccines in Switzerland – update

3,419 reports evaluated – the overall positive benefit-risk ratio of the vaccines remains

01.07.2021

Monitoring of sartan medicines stepped up: traces of a new foreign substance detected

Chemical compound azidomethyl-biphenyl-tetrazole (AZBT) detected in individual sartans

01.07.2021

KPTPO: Updating of annexes 5, 6 and 8–10

mandatory from 1 July 2021

28.06.2021

Philips Respironics: Worldwide safety notice for specific ventilators, sleep apnoea and respiratory care devices

Philips Respironics announces a repair and replacement programme for sound abatement foam components used in certain respiratory devices

18.06.2021

Reports of suspected adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccines in Switzerland – update

2,944 reports evaluated – the overall positive benefit-risk ratio of the vaccines remains

08.06.2021

Operation PANGEA XIV: campaign against counterfeit and illegally imported medicinal products

Authorities worldwide have been checking for criminal online sales of medicines in a coordinated operation

04.06.2021

Side effects of COVID-19 vaccines in Switzerland – update

2,701 reports of suspected adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccines in Switzerland evaluated

04.06.2021

Swissmedic Annual Report 2020

Federal Council approves Swissmedic Annual Report 2020

26.05.2021

New regulations applicable to medical devices as of 26 May 2021

Modification of the Medical Devices Ordinance (MedDO) in the context of pending agreements between Switzerland and the EU

26.05.2021

Revised requirements for combination products

(medicinal products with a medical device component)

21.05.2021

Side effects of COVID-19 vaccines in Switzerland – update

2269 reports of suspected adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccines in Switzerland evaluated

11.05.2021

Field Safety Corrective Actions due to defective sterilisation of medical devices by the company Steril Milano S.r.l.

Information about Europe-wide field safety corrective actions and recalls

07.05.2021

Side effects of COVID-19 vaccines in Switzerland – update

1953 reports of suspected adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccines in Switzerland evaluated

06.05.2021

Market surveillance of COVID-19 vaccines: reporting suspected side effects correctly

Reporting ADRs: important information for healthcare professionals and vaccinated individuals

22.04.2021

Side effects of COVID-19 vaccines in Switzerland – update

1485 reports of suspected adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccines in Switzerland evaluated

Last modification 19.04.2021

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