Rx Drugs Recalled for Safety Issues from US market

FDA Drug Recall Due to Safety Issues  1980 – 2011

 

Drug Name:                                                                Approved                               Withdrawn

 

Methaqualone (Quaalude)                                            1965                                        1982

Fenfluramine                                                                   1973                                        1997

Pemoline (Cylert)                                                           1975                                        2005

Darvon/ Darvocet (Distalgesic)                                   1976                            2001-Sweden; 2004-UK; 2010-US

Ticrynafen (tienilic acid)                                                1979                                        1982

Zomax (Zomepirac)         –                                             1980                                        1983

Oraflex / Opren (Benoxaprofen)                                   1982                                        1982

Zimelidine (Zelmid)                                                       1982                                        1983

Halcion (Triazolam )                                                      1982                                        1991–UK

Nomifensine (Merital)                                                   1984                                        1986

Suprofen                                                                         1985                                        1987

Seldane (terfenadine)                                                  1985                                        1998

Etretinate                                                                       1986                                        1999

Encainide                                                                       1986                                        1991

Terodiline                                                                       1986                                        1991

Hismanal (astemizole)                                               1988                                        1999

Permax (pergolide)                                                      1988                                        2007

 

Manoplax (Flosequinan)                                             1992                                        1993

Teflox (Temafloxacin)                                                   1992                                        1992

Propulsid (cisapride)                                                   1993                                        2000

Orlaam     (levomethadyl acetate)                              1993                                        2001—EU; 2003 US

Aprotinin (Trasylol)                                                       1993                                        2007

Serelect   (Sertindole)                                                  1995                                        1998

Redux (dexfenfluramine)                                             1996                                        1997

Duract (bromfenac)                                                      1997                                        1998

Raxar (grepafloxin)                                                       1997                                        1999

Posicor (mibefradil)                                                     1997                                        1998

Baycol (cerivastatin)                                                     1997                                        2001

Sibutramine (Reductil/Meridia)                                  1997                                        2010

Trovan (Trovaloxacin)                                                  1997                            1999—EU; 2002–Pfizer stops mfg.

Avandia (Rosiglitazone)                                              1999                                        2010–EU

Rezulin (troglitazone)                                                  1999                                        2000

Raplon (rapacuronium)                                              1999                                        2001

Vioxx (Rofecoxib)                                                         1999                                        2004

Tequin (gatifloxacin)                                                   1999                                        2006

Lotronex (alosetron)                                                   2000                                       2000

Mylotarg (Gemtuzumab ozogamicin)                      2000                                       2010

Xigris (Drotrecogin alfa)                                            2002                                       2011

Raptiva (Efalizumab)                                                 2003                                       2009

Bextra (Valdecoxib)                                                    2004                                       2005

Tysbari (Natalizumab)                                               2004                                       2005

Technetium fanolesomab                                         2004                                       2005

Palladone (hydromorphone)                                    2004                                       2005

Zelnorm (tegaserod maleate)                                  2004                                       2007

Exubera (Inhaled insulin)                                         2006                                       2007

See also, List of Withdrawn Drugs, Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_withdrawn_drugs