FDA Drug Recall Timeline

FDA Drug Recall Timeline

Safety-Based FDA Drug Medication Withdrawals
1980 – 2007

Drug Medication

Fenfluramine
Pemoline
Ticrinafen
Zomepirac
Benoxaprofen
Nomifensine
Suprofen
Seldane (terfenadine)
Etretinate
Encainide
Hismanal (astemizole)
Permax (pergolide)
Flosequinan
Temafloxacin
Propulsid (cisapride)
Levomethadyl
Redux (dexfenfluramine)
Duract (bromfenac)
Raxar (grepafloxin)
Posicor (mibefradil)
Baycol (cerivastatin)
Rezulin (troglitazone)
Raplon (rapacuronium)
Rofecoxib
Lotronex (alosetron)
Phenylpropanolamine
Valdecoxib
Natalizumab
Technetium fanolesomab
Palladone (hydromorphone)
Zelnorm (tegaserod maleate)

Approved

1973
1975
1979
1980
1982
1984
1985
1985
1986
1986
1988
1988
1992
1992
1993
1993
1996
1997
1997
1997
1997
1999
1999
1999
2000
never
2004
2004
2004
2004
2004

Withdrawn

1997
2005
1980
1983
1982
1986
1987
1998
1999
1991
1999
2007
1993
1992
2000
2003
1997
1998
1999
1998
2001
2000
2001
2004
2000
2000
2005
2005
2005
2005
2007

Yrs on Market

24
30
1
3
1
2
2
13
13
5
11
19
1
1
7
10
1
1
2
1
4
1
2

5
1
N/A
1
1
1
1