Pfizer Recalls Lots of Anti-Depressant Effexor After Reports of Heart Medication in Bottle

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Pfizer Recalls Lots of Anti-Depressant Effexor After Reports of Heart Medication in Bottle

By David Mittleman

Pfizer Recalling Some Lots of Effexor

Pfizer recently issued a recall of three lots of its anti-depressant medication, Effexor, after receiving reports from a pharmacist that one batch contained one pill of a different product. Although Pfizer hasn’t received any complaints, it is recalling the three lots as a precaution because the medications were packaged on the same line. The other pill is apparently a capsule of Tikosyn, a drug used to treat irregular heartbeat. Although just one tablet, Tikosyn is a highly potent drug that must be initially administered in a hospital …read more

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