There are several common reasons why a drug may be recalled: contamination, varying levels of potency, mislabeling, or lack of effectiveness. Then there are drugs that are recalled because the side effects are so hellish, it’s simply wrong to keep the drug on the market. We like to think when the government approves something via the Food and Drug Administration (or FDA) that it’s safe and been thoroughly researched and studied, and all possible side effects are known, but that simply isn’t the case. Proving that, here are 25 Promising Drugs That Were FDA Approved But Later Recalled.
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