As of 1 January 2019, anyone who produces, sells or distributes medicinal products is required by law to report to Swissmedic any suspicion of illegal trading in such products.
Counterfeiting and illegal sales of medicines and medical devices constitute a major threat to health.
Combatting the counterfeiting of medicinal products and medical devices calls for concerted action at the international level.
Importing and exporting medicinal products by individuals
Illegal medicinal products from the Internet
Find out in this video why you should be careful when buying medicinal products online, and what happens if customs officials discover that a consignment addressed to you contains illegally imported medicinal products.