Warnings and information

19.11.2020

Import ban on DHEA by Antidoping Switzerland

llegal importation of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)

23.09.2020

Falsified medicinal products – information concerning an official warning from Brazil regarding three Turkish wholesalers

Brazil is banning imports of medicinal products from three Turkish wholesalers due to trading in falsified medicinal products

22.09.2020

Warning regarding the "wonder cure" Miracle Mineral Supplements

Experts worldwide warn against taking MMS

15.09.2020

Update – Warning about supposedly herbal products

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

08.09.2020

Information regarding a batch recall abroad

Falsified Soliris 300 mg, batch 1000706, EXP. 07/2021 (The Swiss market is not affected)

01.05.2020

New coronavirus: Swissmedic issues warning about illegal medicinal products from the Internet and false claims of curative properties

Officially licensed and controlled distribution channels are the only guarantee of safe, flawless-quality medicines

01.05.2020

New coronavirus: Swissmedic issues warning about non-conforming face masks

Potentially inferior-quality products are increasingly being offered in Switzerland too

24.03.2020

HPC – Swissmedic warnt vor dem gefälschten Tierarzneimittel Micotil 300mg/ml

In Schottland sind Fälschungen des Tierarzneimittels Micotil 300mg/ml Solution for Injection entdeckt worden.

03.03.2020

Update – Warning about the slimmers’ teas Esillaa and Alpiflor

Swissmedic is issuing an urgent warning regarding the slimming products Esillaa and Alpiflor Tea

24.01.2020

Warning regarding HAVYCO-Vy&Tea slimmers’ tea

Swissmedic is issuing a warning regarding the slimming product

28.10.2019

Intensified action targeting illegally imported erectile stimulants: what they really contain

Swissmedic laboratory inspects illegal shipments of medicinal products in which tadalafil is the declared active substance

22.10.2019

Warning regarding Esillaa slimmers’ tea

Swissmedic is issuing a warning regarding the slimming product Esillaa.

20.04.2018

Warning about the dietary supplement Liquid XXX

Dietary supplement with vitamins as liquid concentrate

04.03.2016

Hepatitis medicines: Warning concerning Harvoni® packs with counterfeit contents

Counterfeit packs of the preparation Harvoni® have been discovered in Israel. The Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products Swissmedic is working with other European authorities to establish whether Harvoni® packs with counterfeit contents have also been imported into other countries.

24.02.2016

Warning - Capsules sold on the website of "The Diennet Institute"

Warning concerning the dangers of capsules sold on the website of "The Diennet Institute" (www.diennet.com)

18.06.2015

Successful operation against illegal drug imports

This year's "PANGEA VIII" week of action to combat illegal trading in medicines online

05.05.2015

Dangerous slimming products

Swissmedic has analysed 61 illegally imported slimming products to establish their contents. The outcome is perturbing.

04.10.2012

Swiss authorities seize medicines

Press release

19.11.2009

International operation combats the on-line supply of counterfeit and illegal medicines

National medicines regulators, police and customs have extensively collaborated in this global campaign.

28.08.2009

Illegale Einfuhr von Tierarzneimitteln gefährdet die Gesundheit der Verbraucher

Die Anwendung von Tierarzneimitteln muss die Bestimmungen des Gesundheitsrechts erfüllen.

28.03.2009

Swissmedic identifies dangerous substances in slimming products claimed to be herbal

Results of the analysis carried out in the Swissmedic laboratory

Last modification 29.07.2019

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