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.

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1. Fenfluramine/phentermine (Fen-Phen) -- Maker: Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories
Recalled: 1997 (after 24 years on the market)
Financial damage: Awards to victims close to $14 billion, making it one of the most costly products liability cases in history

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