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Class 2 Drug Alert (Action within 48 hours): Goldshield Pharmaceuticals Limited - Venaxx XL 75mg prolonged-release capsules

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Type: Drug Alert
Series No: EL (11)A/20
Audience: Healthcare professionals
Published: 27 July 2011
Format: Electronic only
Size: A4
Pages: 1
Price: Free
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DRUG ALERT

CLASS 2 MEDICINES RECALL
Action within 48 hours
PHARMACY LEVEL RECALL
27 July 2011 EL (11)A/20 Our ref:  MDR 50-07/11

Dear Healthcare Professional,

Goldshield Pharmaceuticals Limited

Venaxx XL 75mg prolonged-release capsules

Venlafaxine

PL 12762/0454

 Batch number  Expiry date  Pack size  First distributed
 0100524  Feb 2014  1 x 28  29 Mar 2011

Goldshield Pharmaceuticals Limited is recalling the above batch because the Patient Information Leaflet is missing from all packs.

Pharmacists are asked to quarantine any remaining stock from this batch and return it to the original wholesaler. Wholesalers are asked to return stock from this batch to Movianto. For further stock return enquiries, please contact Movianto on 01234 248500.

For medical information enquiries, please contact Goldshield Medical Information on 08700 703033, medicalinformation@goldshieldgroup.com 

Recipients of this Drug Alert should bring it to the attention of relevant contacts by copy of this letter. Primary care trusts are asked to forward this to relevant clinics, general practitioners and community pharmacists.

Yours faithfully,

Alison Bunce,
Pharmaceutical Assessor,
Defective Medicines Report Centre (DMRC)

MHRA Distribution (further recipients by cascade):

Regional Contacts for NHS Trusts and provider units
Chief Pharmacists: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
Prison Health Policy Unit (DH)
Chief Pharmacists: Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Sark, Isle of Man, Gibraltar
Special Hospitals
Healthcare Commission for distribution to independent healthcare establishments
Primary care trusts (England)

Page last modified: 27 July 2011