Archive for February 17th, 2010

Accutane at fault for inadequate warnings

February 17th, 2010 | Category: Uncategorized

LaRoche, the drugmaker responsible for Accutane, has been slapped with a $25 million judgment against it for inadequate labeling of its popular acne drug. This is the latest in a series of personal injury judgments against the embattled manufacturer blaming them for chronic ailments such as inflammatory bowel disease suffered after using the oral drug. While Accutane, or isotretinoin, was highly effective and often used as a last resort in treating patients with severe acne who failed to respond to other treatments, it also had significant potential side effects requiring frequent monitoring.

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