Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. initiated a voluntary recall to retail-level on 05/31/2017 for one lot of Paliperidone Extended-Release Tablets, 3mg, 90 count bottles,.. If an Effexor XR/Venlaine HCl patient thinks he or she might have mistakenly ingested a Tikosyn capsule, the patient should immediay contact a.
Consumers that have product being recalled should contact their physician and call the Bristol-Myers Squibb Customer Information Center at, Monday – Friday, from 8 AM – 8 PM EST or visit www.BMS.com for more information.
Ranbaxy Laboratories is recalling 10 mg tablets of atorvastatin calcium, a generic cholesterol-lowering drug, because a pharmacist reported finding a 20 mg tablet in a sealed bottle marked for 10 mg tablets.
Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.
Drugwatcher ls you everything there is to know about the Effexor lawsuits following the withdrawal of this drug and about the lawsuit settlement.
In order to convey this warning, a grade is assigned to prescription medications in order to reveal their safety for use during pregnancy. Along with most of the other antidepressant medications, Effexor has been given a grade of C. Medications with this warning have been proven to cause harm to laboratory animal babies when taken in high doses by the mother during gestation. The Food and Drug Administration offers a warning to women who are pregnant to weigh the risks and benefits of taking specific medications while they are pregnant.
Wyeth was bought out by Pfizer in 2009.
Introduction. Effexor Drug Recall The popular anti-depressant medication Effexor (venlaine HCI), manufactured, marketed, and promoted by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, Inc. has generated more than $3 billion in sales annually worldwide. The medication is classified as an SSNRI (selective serotonin.
In fact, most SSRIs (serotonin reuptake inhibitors) have been known to produce violent occurrences. Scientist and doctors have known for a long time that Effexor can produce violent behavior toward others and to the patient taking the medication. However, lawyers have often found it difficult to prove the correlation between violent behavior and taking Effexor (venlaine HCI) when presenting evidence in court.
Patients should avoid taking Effexor (venlaine HCI) if they suffer from any one of the following:
The mildest side effects that Effexor (venlaine HCI) produces include:
Makers of Effexor (venlaine HCI) failed to warn them of the serious side effects of the product including its correlation with birth defects.
Generic Venlaine (Effexor) has been banned in Europe. If you are on Effexor now, it's very likely that you are taking generic Effexor, given that the patent on Effexor ran out in 2006. Evidently a (yet anonymous) whistle blower (God bless him/her) alleged that GVK Biosciences (an Indian clinical research.
“misconduct, regulatory violations and intentional fraud analysis in the process of generic-drug testing on healthy human volunteers.” — http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2015/08/24/generic-drugs-banned-in-europe-but-not-in-the-us/
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As you can see, the problem, according to European regulators is widespread. But, under the FDA umbrella, all is “fine and well”.
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pdf. Upon inspection of the ban itself: http://www.ema.europa.eu/docs/en_GB/document_library/Other/2015/05/WC.
Vis a vis Venlaine, look at the countries and companies involved:
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To date, the FDA has only provided this flippant and unsatisfactory comment:
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applications that include data from studies conducted at GVK Hyderabad, and FDA’s subsequent inspection in September 2014, did not reveal systemic issues that affect the safety or efficacy of drug products subject to pending applications or products approved in the U.S.” — http://www.outsourcing-pharma.com/Clinical-Development/Europe-bans-drugs-tested-by-GVK-FDA-monitors-but-keeps-allowing-sales.
The drugmaker is recalling two lots of different doses of Effexor XR and one lot of its Greenstone-branded Venlaine, its branded generic version. The drugmaker said the risk that any other bottles might be affected is slim, but it decided to recall the three lots of Effexor XR as a precaution.
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The heart drug found in an Effexor XR bottle was Tikosyn, a med used to treat irregular heartbeats. There is the potential for a patient prescribed Effexor XR who took a Tikosyn by mistake to have a fatal reaction, the drugmaker cautioned.
The FTC asked to join the lawsuit last year. The largest pharmacy chains including CVS Caremark ($CVS), Rite Aid ($RAD) and Walgreen ($WAG) a couple of years ago sued Pfizer's Wyeth unit and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ($TEVA) saying they colluded to delay generic versions of the blockbuster antidepressant.