10 worst drug recalls

Published On: Jan 09 2012 08:54:54 AM PST   Updated On: Jan 09 2012 08:57:35 AM PST

Excedrin and Bufferin are making recall headlines this week, but they pale in comparison to the 10 worst drug recalls in FDA history.

Recalls - Vioxx
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4. Rofecoxib (Vioxx) -- Maker: Merck
Recalled: 2004 (after five years on the market)
Financial damage: Nearly $6 billion in litigation-related expenses alone

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