Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (TKDG.DE) Pain Drug Pulled, Called Useless  
2/23/2011 6:45:16 AM

Japan Times -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. said Monday it will voluntarily recall an anti-inflammatory drug touted effective for a variety of conditions ranging from chronic bronchitis to sprained ankles because recent tests have cast doubt on its efficacy even though it has been on the market for more than 40 years.