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10 worst drug recalls

Published On: Jan 09 2012 10:54:54 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 09 2012 10:57:35 AM CST

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

Recalls - Phenylpropanolamine
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9. Phenylpropanolamine (PPA) -- Maker: No principal manufacturer, widely manufactured across the industry
Recalled: 2000 (at least 60 years on the market)
Financial damage: Untold millions, if not billions (one manufacturer alone settled for $15 million)

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