10 worst drug recalls

Published On: Jan 09 2012 11:54:54 AM EST   Updated On: Jan 09 2012 11:57:35 AM EST

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

Recalls - Valdecoxib
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5. Valdecoxib (Bextra) -- Maker: Pfizer
Recalled: 2005 (after one year on the market)
Financial damage: More than $2 billion in legal awards and expenses

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