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Accutance and GI Problems

Accutance and GastroIntestinal Diseases

First introducted in 1982, Accutane (isotretinoin) is a prescription medication used to treat acne. Generic names for accutance include Sotret, Claravis and Amnesteem, Roaccutane, Oratane, Accure and Isohexal.

In 2009, a study in the American Journal of Gastroenterology noted an increased risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease ("IBD") and isotretinoin when 62 of 85 cases reported to the FDA found Accutane was the probable cause of gastrointestinal problems.

If you have been diagnosed with

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis

you may have a claim for damages.

Please contact Accutane Lawyer for a free discussion of your legal rights.