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12/31/2020

Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsules

Products Affected - Description

    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Zydus, 150 mg, bottle, 30 count, NDC 68382-0036-06 - discontinued
    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Zydus, 37.5 mg, bottle, 30 count, NDC 68382-0034-06 - discontinued
    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Zydus, 75 mg, bottle, 30 count, NDC 68382-0035-06 - discontinued

Reason for the Shortage

    • Pfizer has Effexor XR capsules available.
    • Teva states the shortage was due to an active pharmaceutical ingredient shortage.
    • Zydus has venlafaxine extended-release capsules available. Zydus has discontinued the 30 count presentations.

Available Products

    • Effexor XR oral extended release capsule, Pfizer, 150 mg, bottle, 15 count, NDC 00008-0836-20
    • Effexor XR oral extended release capsule, Pfizer, 150 mg, bottle, 30 count, NDC 00008-0836-21
    • Effexor XR oral extended release capsule, Pfizer, 150 mg, bottle, 90 count, NDC 00008-0836-22
    • Effexor XR oral extended release capsule, Pfizer, 150 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 100 count, NDC 00008-0836-03
    • Effexor XR oral extended release capsule, Pfizer, 37.5 mg, bottle, 15 count, NDC 00008-0837-20
    • Effexor XR oral extended release capsule, Pfizer, 37.5 mg, bottle, 30 count, NDC 00008-0837-21
    • Effexor XR oral extended release capsule, Pfizer, 37.5 mg, bottle, 90 count, NDC 00008-0837-22
    • Effexor XR oral extended release capsule, Pfizer, 37.5 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 100 count, NDC 00008-0837-03
    • Effexor XR oral extended release capsule, Pfizer, 75 mg, bottle, 15 count, NDC 00008-0833-20
    • Effexor XR oral extended release capsule, Pfizer, 75 mg, bottle, 30 count, NDC 00008-0833-21
    • Effexor XR oral extended release capsule, Pfizer, 75 mg, bottle, 90 count, NDC 00008-0833-22
    • Effexor XR oral extended release capsule, Pfizer, 75 mg, unit-dose blister pack, 100 count, NDC 00008-0833-03
    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Teva, 150 mg, bottle, 30 count, NDC 00093-7386-56
    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Teva, 150 mg, bottle, 90 count, NDC 00093-7386-98
    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Teva, 150 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00093-7386-05
    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Teva, 37.5 mg, bottle, 30 count, NDC 00093-7384-56
    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Teva, 37.5 mg, bottle, 90 count, NDC 00093-7384-98
    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Teva, 37.5 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00093-7384-05
    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Teva, 75 mg, bottle, 30 count, NDC 00093-7385-56
    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Teva, 75 mg, bottle, 90 count, NDC 00093-7385-98
    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Teva, 75 mg, bottle, 500 count, NDC 00093-7385-05
    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Zydus, 150 mg, bottle, 90 count, NDC 68382-0036-16
    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Zydus, 150 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 68382-0036-10
    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Zydus, 37.5 mg, bottle, 90 count, NDC 68382-0034-16
    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Zydus, 37.5 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 68382-0034-10
    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Zydus, 75 mg, bottle, 90 count, NDC 68382-0035-16
    • Venlafaxine hydrochloride oral extended release capsule, Zydus, 75 mg, bottle, 1000 count, NDC 68382-0035-10

Updated

Updated December 31, 2020 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. Created August 30, 2019 by Leslie Jensen, PharmD, Drug Information Specialist. © 2020, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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