Motley Rice Accutane lawyers are currently reviewing potential cases involving users of the acne medication Accutane® who have experienced serious adverse side effects.
For nearly 30 years and until it was recently removed from the market by manufacturer Hoffman-LaRoche, Accutane was one of the leading drugs prescribed to treat patients with severe forms of acne. The use of Accutane has been linked to serious gastrointestinal side effects.
Contact an Accutane Lawyer
If you or someone you love has suffered serious Accutane side effects, please contact Accutane lawyer Liza Ward by email or call 1.800.768.4026.
Accutane Side Effects
Accutane side effects may be severe, and the acne drug has been linked to devastating birth defects and even suicide. Accutane was taken off the market by Hoffman-LaRoche in the summer of 2009 after numerous studies were published alleging that the drug was tied to the development of several incurable inflammatory diseases. Our Accutane Lawyers are currently reviewing potential lawsuits involving individuals who have suffered from the following Accutane side effects:
- Crohn's Disease
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Ulcerative Colitis
Accutane, the brand name for the drug Isotretinoin, was initially developed by pharmaceutical manufacturer Hoffman-La Roche Inc., and FDA-approved for use in the United States in 1982. Isotretinoin was also marketing by Hoffman-La Roche as Roaccutane.
After Hoffman-La Roche lost its exclusivity on the drug Isotretinoin, several generic forms of Accutane began to be produced under a wide variety of names that include the following:
It is estimated that approximately 13 million people were treated with the drug between 1982 and 2009.
If you or someone you love has suffered serious side effects from Accutane, please contact Accutane lawyer Liza Ward by email or call 1.800.768.4026.