Patients taking the antidepressant Effexor (venlafaxine) should be aware that the drug manufacturer Pfizer has issued a recall of one lot of the medications after they discovered one bottle contained a heart drug used to treat atrial fibrillation.
The medication found is Tikosyn that was discovered in one bottle of Effexor XR. The heart medication could cause abnormal heartbeat that could cause symptoms of dizziness, sweating, pallor and fainting.
Patients should check their antidepressant for lot numbers 130142 and V130140, with expiration date of October 2015. Also recalled is Effexor XR with Greenstone lot number V130014, which expires in August 2015.
The antidepressant recall includes two lots of Effexor XR® 150 Mg Extended-Release Capsules and one lot of Greenstone’s Venlafaxine HCl 150 Mg Extended-Release Capsules.
The FDA warns the interaction between the heart drug Tikosyn and venlafaxine “could be fatal”.
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Spritz is a company that makes a speed-reading technology which allows you to get through a mass of text, reading every word, in a fraction of the time it would take if you were turning the pages of a book or swiping through a Kindle.
The basis of Spritz concept is that much of the time spend reading is “wasted” on moving your eyes from side to side, from one word to the next. By flashing the words quickly, one after the other, all in the same place, eye movement is reduced almost to zero. All that’s left is the time you take to process the word before the next one appears.
Basically Catfe is a cat cafe, like the ones in Japan, that is trying to start up in Los Angeles, CA. They’ve already got the OK from LA department of health and LA animal services to start up their business but they need about $350,000 to get started up. At the moment they only have about $4,340.
But the really cool thing is, its not just a cat cafe! They plan to work with local shelters to house social cats, help them get adopted and help spread over all awareness. They also plan to host special events for local nonprofits as a way of giving back to the community, like children with disestablishes or orphanages.
You’d expect that once its started up it would be kind of expensive to get in with the cats right? Nope! They plan on pretty cheap rates!
The Winnemem Wintu People stand opposed to the latest scheme to raise ShastaDam, in Northern California. We were forced from our lands in 1945, with the building of the dam, and never received the compensation promised in the US Congress’ 1941 Indian Land Acquisition Act.
Now Big Agriculture and Big Oil want to build the dam 18 feet higher, to water cash crops in the desert, and feed the planned fracking of the Central Valley. This is envisioned in concert with a huge Twin Tunnels project which will take fresh water past the sensitive Bay Delta, and the largest estuary in the world, killing the salmon runs and other marine life, and ruining a fragile ecosystem.
A higher dam will drown the few traditional, ceremonial sites that are still accessible on our river, including the sacred rocks and dance ground of our Balas Chonas (Coming of Age Ceremony).
Please stand with us to oppose this plan!
Contact your Senators and Representatives and tell them to vote against any proposals to raise Shasta Dam. Thank you!