Austrian Federal Office for Safety in Health Care

Recent updates

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

News

News

COVID-19 New

messages in brief | 04/12/2021
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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Cryos International - donor BLOB

Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 15/11/2021
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 Cryos International (DK257551) that Alport syndrome has been confirmed as a dominant heritable genetic cause in the donor BLOB family.
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Update: West Nile Virus (WNV) - Germany

Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 08/11/2021
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care has been informed by the ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) that a human WNV infection has been reported for the first time in the Burgenlandkreis region in Germany during the current season.
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Verkazia 1 mg/ml Augentropfen, Emulsion

Recall | Medicines | 05/11/2021
Recall of one batch due to presence of ciclosporine cristals.
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News

CHMP Meeting Highlights October 2021

CHMP Monatsmeldung | 03/11/2021
Up-to-date information from the October 11-14 meeting on new approvals, extensions of indication, newly published EPARs and recently started procedures.
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CHMP Meeting Highlights August 2021

CHMP Monatsmeldung | 21/10/2021
Current information from the meeting on 16-18 August 2021: special issue Ipilimumab
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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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