SwissMedic Guidance on Fast-Track Authorisation, Temporary Authorisation and Variations & Extensions
Last week Swissmedic, the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products updated and released 3 Important guidances and forms.
This guidance document explains the requirements pertaining to variations and extensions for human medicinal products.
Temporary authorizations are granted under exceptional circumstances when there is an urgent medical need, such as during public health emergencies or when no alternative treatments are available.
This guidance describes the conditions that must be met before a request for temp.auth or temp.AI can be approved, as well as the detailed procedures for the meeting with applicants (AAA) during which the request will be processed and evaluated.
This guide provides information about how to apply for a fast-track procedure (FTP) and explains the requirements that must be met for an FTP application to be approved and outlines the detailed procedure for a meeting with the applicant called the Accelerated Application Hearing (AAA), which is scheduled to process the application.