Last updated on: 2/7/2014 | Author: ProCon.org

35 Prescription Drugs Pulled from the Market

35 Prescription Drugs Pulled from the Market – After being approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 35 prescription drugs have been removed from the US market since the 1970s over safety concerns. See all 35 drugs including Quaalude (pulled in 1985), Accutane (pulled in June 2009), and Vioxx (pulled in 2009), along with information about their use, manufacturer, years on the market, and cause for recall.