Austrian Federal Office for Safety in Health Care

Recent updates

Here you can find new page content of the last 4 weeks.

News

Alutard SQ Milben New

Recall | Medicines | 19/09/2022
Recall due to mislabelling
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West Nile Virus (WNV) - Risk areas Austria New

Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 15/09/2022
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care was informed about two additional confirmed autochthonous WNV cases in Vienna.
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European Sperm Bank – Spender-25037-HEINO New

Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 14/09/2022
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care has been informed by the Danish authority that it has been informed by the Danish tissue bank European Sperm Bank (DK257572) that the sperm donor 25037-HEINO has been found to have an STRC deletion (effect: mild-to-moderate sensorineural hearing loss).
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Update: West Nile Virus (WNV) - Serbia New

Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 12/09/2022
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care was informed by the ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) that 25 additional human WNV infections were recorded in Serbia.
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West Nil Virus (WNV) – Ungarn New

Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 12/09/2022
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care has been informed by the ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) that 7 human WNV infections have been recorded in Hungary during the current season.
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Update: West Nile Virus (WNV) - Romania New

Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 12/09/2022
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care has been informed by the ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) that 3 additional human WNV infections have been recorded in Romania.
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Update: West Nile Virus (WNV) - Greece New

Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 12/09/2022
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care was informed by the ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) that 36 additional human WNV infections were recorded in Greece.
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Information

COVID-19

Here you will find an overview of BASG information on prevention and treatment of COVID-19, as well as links to additional websites.

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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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