Pharmaceutical Liability-Accutane Side Effects

Since 1982, Accutane has been responsible for one of the highest numbers of FDA reported adverse side effects. The reported Accutane side effects have included serious events, including links to suicidal tendencies. Associated to the suicides of 240 people worldwide, associations to such conditions as inflammatory bowel disease, lupus, psychiatric disorders, and birth defects have been made, serious enough to warrant Accutane labeling changes to occur over twenty times since its approval.

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