Accutane

Is isotretinoin or accutane worth it? it was for me

Pimples – Everyone gets them from time to time, but some unlucky ones have been bombarded with an assortment of whiteheads, pustules and nodules since the onset of puberty. I am one of those unlucky ones. Since my freshman year in high school, I’ve been obsessed with how my skin …

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Does Accutane cause hair loss?

Accutane was a brand name for the drug isotretinoin, which healthcare providers prescribed for the treatment of severe acne. This medication can cause a number of side effects, and some people are concerned that taking isotretinoin could cause hair loss. Although Accutane is no longer available under this brand name, …

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Defend myself in my Accutane journey

In case you were wondering, the miraculous acne medication, Accutane (isotretinoin), is as fun as it sounds. Accutane is a six month program, which means I have three months left. The drug is definitely doing something – I went from decent skin to smooth and fair to bumpy, itchy, and …

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Accutane Pursuit | When to speak to a lawyer

The Accutane lawsuits claim that the acne drug causes serious side effects like inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, birth defects, and depression. More than 2,000 Accutane lawsuits have been filed against drugmaker Hoffman-La Roche, but none have been settled to date. Why people are suing Accutane Most of …

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How often are psychiatric events related to Accutane?

Although the use of isotretinoin (Accutane) has often been associated with psychiatric adverse events, the suicide rate in people taking acne medications may be lower than in the general population, according to a retrospective analysis. Over the past two decades, nearly 18,000 cases of depression, anxiety and emotional lability related …

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