Accutane is a treatment for severe acne. An active ingredient in accutane is isotretionoin which dries up the oily substance, sebum, that’s produced by the skin gland. Too much sebum causes acne. Although isotretionoin dries up the sebum, it has been linked to many side effects including:
Lawyers handling accutane cases fight on your behalf against the company who manufactured Accutane prescription medication. After taking accutane, certain individuals experienced side effects that caused severe injuries and they suffered tremendously. Other individuals experienced depression and suicidal thoughts. Accutane lawyers fight to recover monetary damages against the pharmaceutical company that manufactured that prescription drug.
Accutane lawyers may also fight to change the product labelling if no warning was issued or it has a defective drug warning. If the drug company doesn’t disclose all the known side effects and no warning was issued, then the accutane lawyer will fight to ensure appropriate labelling and warning for product safety.
If you have been diagnosed with IBD, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, or Crohn’s symptoms after taking accutane, please consult with an attorney handling accutane lawsuits. The attorney will advise you as to whether your are entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering. Given the complexities of accutane such as the medical terminology, medical experts, reports, proving damages, and other legal complexities, an accutane attorney will help you with your personal injury litigation or settlement.