Austrian Federal Office for Safety in Health Care

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News

Guidance notes to the processing of DHPC (Direct Healthcare Professional Communication) und Educational Material New

messages in brief | 25/02/2021
In cooperation with the pharmaceutical industry, the BASG has produced a guideline for processing DHPC (Direct Healthcare Professional Communication) and Educational Material.
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COVID-19

messages in brief | 09/02/2021
An overview of information by BASG to the novel Corona virus SARS-CoV-2 and the COVID-19 disease as well as links to websites with further information.
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CryoSave-PBKM

Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 08/02/2021
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care was informed by the Polish authorities that PBKM (Polish Stemm Cell Bank SA) had taken over various biological material and the associated documents from CryoSave AG.
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Warning against counterfeit COVID-19 mRNA vaccine "Comirnaty"

Enforcement | 05/02/2021
There are indications that the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine "Comirnaty" is being offered as counterfeit on the internet and directly by telephone.
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Authorisation of a third vaccine against COVID-19 (AstraZeneca)

messages in brief | 03/02/2021
On 29. January 2021, "COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca" was authorised in the European Union as the third vaccine against SARS-CoV2.
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Patient-friendly reporting form for adverse reactions

messages in brief | 02/02/2021
To simplify the reporting of suspected adverse reactions of medicines and vaccines a revised online form is now available for patients.
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Current issue of “RMS NEWS”

messages in brief | 29/01/2021
This issue of RMS NEWS again contains current and relevant news for our applicants for marketing authorisations with Austria as RMS.
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Information

COVID-19

An overview of information by BASG to the novel Corona virus SARS-CoV-2 and the COVID-19 disease as well as links to websites with further information.

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Reporting to BASG

The Federal Office relies on reports from consumers, health care professionals and companies for the continuous re-evaluation of the safety profile of medicinal products and medical devices.

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Online form for adverse reactions

The reporting of suspected adverse reactions to vaccines and medicinal
products is possible using a patient-friendly online form.

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Register of authorised medicinal products

Austrian Medicinal Product Index

The medicinal products database contains all products authorised in Austria, including up-to-date product information leaflets and the summary of products characteristics.

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Shortages

Shortages

Based on reports from pharmaceutical companies, BASG informs about current shortages.

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For Consumers

This is the subpage with information from the BASG directed to consumers (patients, their relatives and owners of animals).

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For Health Care Professionals

This is the subpage with information from the BASG directed to health care professionals (physicians, dentists, veterinarians, midwives and pharmacists).

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For Companies

This is the subpage with information by the BASG directed to companies producing, controlling or distributing medicinal products or medical devices.

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Market Surveillance

This is the subpage with the official announcements and public databases provided by the BASG as well as procedures for reporting to BASG.

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