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Accutane Scare

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Do you know all of the risks associated with Accutane? Accutane, a popular severe acne medicine has been recalled due to its link to IBD (irritable bowel disease) and Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory disease that causes a wide range of symptoms such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, or weight loss. Symptoms may also include skin rashes, arthritis, and inflammation. Unfortunately there are no known cures at this point for the disease, just treatment options such as restricting and controlling the symptoms.

Other symptoms associated with the use of Accutane includes:

  • Psychiatric disorders
  • Birth defects
  • Fetal deaths
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Diabetes
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatotoxicity
  • Liver Damage
  • Kidney Damage
  • Birth Defects
  • Lupus

Know the risks associated with the use of Accutane to protect you from harm.