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Accutane Crohn’s Disease Lawsuits Grow in Number

Elise Kramer | February 27th, 2012 | Posted in Accutane Lawsuit News
Accutane Crohns Disease IBD

Lawsuits have been piling up across the country, and a number of them have to do with the serious gastrointestinal condition known as Accutane Crohns disease. Plaintiffs have joined litigation against drug maker Hoffman-La Roche after developing the disease as a result of their use of the once-popular acne medication. Accutane inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn’s disease and Accutane ulcerative… Read more »

Accutane Crohn’s Disease A Serious Risk

Charles Pulikowski | February 27th, 2012 | Posted in Accutane Lawsuit News
Accutane Ulcerative Colon

Accutane, a prescription medication used to treat facial acne, has been linked to severe gastrointestinal problems, including Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and inflammatory bowel disease. Symptoms of these diseases range from minor discomfort to pain and repercussions so severe that extreme Judge Carol E. Higbee, who presides over the mass tort lawsuit, remarked that “… [the plaintiff's] testimony and that… Read more »

Accutane Lawsuits Consolidated for Efficiency

Elise Kramer | February 19th, 2012 | Posted in Accutane Lawsuit News
Accutane Crohns Disease IBD

A large number of patients have experienced side effects from Accutane use, the once-popular acne drug and have taken legal action against drug maker Hoffman-La Roche as a result. The acne medication was introduced in 1982 and soon after patients began experiencing side effects such as ulcerative colitis and inflammatory bowel disease. Hear more regarding Accutane related side effects. Accutane… Read more »

Discovery Delayed in Accutane Mass Tort

Elise Kramer | February 17th, 2012 | Posted in Accutane Lawsuit News
Accutane Crohns Disease IBD

The Honorable Judge Carol E. Higbee has been entrusted with overseeing mass tort lawsuits that are currently consolidated in New Jersey and is currently in the process of dealing with the large number of lawsuits making their way through this legal system. She has recently ordered that the deadline for the sixth wave of core discovery be extended, which would… Read more »

Accutane IBD Leads to FDA Black Box

John Walsh | February 1st, 2012 | Posted in Accutane Lawsuit News
Accutane Inflammatory Bowel

Accutane was approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in 1982 as a treatment for recalcitrant acne. The active ingredient is isotretionoin, which is derived from Vitamin A, The treatment works by drying up sebum, an oily substance produced by skin glands. Side effects of Accutane have long been warned against by the FDA. A current Black Box… Read more »