Illegal pharmaceuticals


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.

Medicrime Convention


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.

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Ten years of the Medicrime Convention

Ten years ago, Switzerland was one of the first states to sign the Medicrime Convention.

Importing and exporting medicinal products by individuals


Contact/address

Announcements, warnings, statistics


07.01.2022

Information on unauthorised products such as teas or capsules containing senna

The marketing of products such as teas containing senna leaves and/or senna pods as foodstuffs is prohibited in Switzerland.

13.12.2021

Update – Warning about supposedly herbal products

Swissmedic is issuing an urgent warning regarding slimming products and other supposedly natural products

02.12.2021

Ten years of the Medicrime Convention

Ten years ago, Switzerland was one of the first states to sign the Medicrime Convention.

Campaigns


https://www.swissmedic.ch/content/swissmedic/en/medicrime.html