The Food And Drug Administration (FDA) has drawn praise and criticism for it's cautious oversight of pharmaceuticals. With that in mind, here is a list of 10 of the FDA's biggest drug recalls, rejections and warnings.
Over the last 10 years, weight-loss pills have typically been taboo with the Food And Drug Administration (FDA). But there were high hopes for this particular drug, <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-katz-md/weight-loss-drug-contrave_b_817604.html" target="_hplink">Contrave</a>, after an FDA expert panel approved it in December of 2010.
High hopes were soon squashed with the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/01/weight-loss-drugs-_n_816852.html" target="_hplink">agency's announcement to reject</a> the once-promising drug this month. The FDA cited concerns that the drug could exacerbate heart problems.