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Accutane

Acne is one of the most common skin diseases in the United States. According to the Acne Resource Center Online, acne affects over 60 million Americans. Many of those acne sufferers have sought treatment for one of the most severe forms, nodular acne. Accutane, made by Roche USA Pharmaceuticals, treats nodular acne but is known to also cause devastating side effects including birth defects and mental problems that can lead to suicide.

If you or a loved one has taken Accutane and experienced serious side effects, working with an Accutane attorney experienced in defective drug cases can help you determine your claim’s possibility for financial compensation.

Generic Names for Accutane

Isotretinoin is sold online under the brand name Accutane, but may also come in generic forms with such names as:

  • Amnesteem
  • Claravis
  • Sotret
Accutane Side Effects

Accutane can cause birth defects and serious mental problems that can lead to suicide. The drug may also cause less serious side effects that create:

  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Irritability
  • Loss of interest in social aspects or sports
  • Weight or appetite changes
  • Drop in school performance
  • Sadness

If you have taken Accutane and suffered serious side effects, the attorneys at Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Attorneys can help you receive the compensation you deserve. Our lawyers will review your claim and advise you on the best way to proceed. Please contact our defective drug lawyers today.

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