Stock Photo Description: This stock photo is a close up view of the drug Vioxx made by Merck, which was prescribed to reduce pain and inflamation. The name "Vioxx" is clearly visible on the pills. This drug was approved by the FDA in 1999, but was voluntarily recalled by Merck in 2004 because of a suspected link between Vioxx and increased risk of cardiovascular events / heart attack / stroke. Photographer is not responsible for any unauthorized use of trade names. Editorial use only.
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Stock photo of Vioxx pills spilling from a prescription bottle