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 - Terfenadine
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8. Terfenadine (Seldane) -- Maker: Hoechst Marion Roussel (now Aventis)
Recalled: 1997 (after 13 years on the market)
Financial damage: In addition to legal expenses, the loss of market share alone to drugs such as Loratadine (Claritin) was steep


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