- Pfizer (PFE) voluntarily recalls two lots of Effexor XR (venlafaxine HCL) and one lot of Greenstone LLC-branded Venlafaxine HCL in response to a pharmacist report that one bottle of Effexor XR contained one capsule of Tikosyn (dofetilide) in addition to the Effexor capsules. The recall is being done as a precaution.
- The use of Tikosyn by an Effexor patient could potentially be fatal.
- The company has notified the FDA.
- Press release
at Zacks.com (Nov 18, 2014)