Study Shows FDA Deadlines Affect Drug Safety  
3/27/2008 7:21:27 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vioxx, Bextra, Rezulin, Baycol. Looking at drugs yanked off the market, Harvard researchers found a disturbing pattern: Medicines approved right on deadline by the Food and Drug Administration are more likely to cause safety problems later than those cleared with more time to spare.