First generic Effexor approved

August 14, 2006

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA has received FDA approval for the first generic version of Effexor (venlafaxine). The tablets will be available in 25, 37.5, 50, 75, and 100 mg and will be eligible for 180 days of generic drug exclusivity before the agency can approve other generic applications for the drug.

First generic Effexor approved

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA has received FDA approval for the first generic version of Effexor (venlafaxine). The tablets will be available in 25, 37.5, 50, 75, and 100 mg and will be eligible for 180 days of generic drug exclusivity before the agency can approve other generic applications for the drug. Venlafaxine is indicated for the treatment of major depressive disorder.

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