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Judge Advocates Consolidation of Accutane Cases

A New Jersey judge has recently proposed that all the lawsuits against Hoffman-La Roche regarding Accutane a powerful anti-acne drug it formerly produced be consolidated with the lawsuits against the manufacturers of the generic version of the drug. When the patents for the use of isotretinoin the active drug in Accutane … Read more

Millions Unnecessarily Exposed to Accutane’s Side Effects

Accutane is a medication first prescribed in the early 1980s by doctors to treat severe acne in patients when regular treatments were not effective. The active drug in Accutane is called isotretinoin a Vitamin A derivative and its effectiveness in treating acne is rarely matched. Dr. Gary Peck the person who discovered… Read more

Development of IBS in Patients Leads to Accutane Lawsuits

Accutane is an acne treatment drug that was developed and produced by Hoffmann-La Roche. Over the past couple of years hundreds of Accutane lawsuits have been filed by people who have allegedly suffered harm due to their being prescribed the drug. The most common harm that has been reported in Accutane patients is Inflammatory… Read more

Hoffmann-La Roche Agreeing to Significant Settlements With IBS Sufferers

Hoffmann-La Roche developed Accutane in the early 1980s as a solution for the millions of people suffering from severe acne problems. The drug was successful from day one making it a popular solution for doctors to prescribe their patients. In fact it was so successful that Hoffmann-La Roche received several awards from both… Read more

History of Accutane Leading to an Increase in Lawsuits

Accutane is a medication developed by Hoffmann-La Roche in 1982 to combat severe acne. But the history of Accutane goes back well before its release as an acne treatment. Isotretinoin the active chemical in Accutane is a derivative of Vitamin A which was used to treat acne as far back as the… Read more

Negligence of Hoffman-La Roche Resulting in IBS Lawsuits

There is a long list of pharmaceutical companies (like Hoffman-La Roche) that have marketed and released dangerous drugs (such as Accutane) and caused harm to those who are prescribed the drug by their doctors. The law holds these companies responsible for their actions however. If taking a prescription drug like Accutane has harmed you… Read more

Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease: Dangerous Accutane Side Effects

Accutane, marketed by Hoffman-La Roche from the early 1980s through 2009, is a drug that was first developed to treat acne. Isotretinoin, the active chemical in Accutane, is incredibly effective in treating acne. Because isotretinoin is such a powerful substance, it was intended that Accutane be prescribed solely to sufferers of severe acne problems. Unfortunately, aggressive marketing resulted in millions of prescriptions being given out to people suffering from relatively mild acne problems. Because of this, many people were unnecessarily exposed to the risk of Accutane side effects.

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Overprescribing Leads to Thousands of Accutane Lawsuits

Accutane developed by Hoffman-La Roche in the early 1980s was first used to treat severe acne in patients for whom regular acne treatments were not sufficient. Isotretinoin the active drug in Accutane has been found to be very effective in such treatments but it is not without adverse side effects…. Read more

Accutane Side Effects Result in Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuits

Accutane is a drug once manufactured and sold by Hoffman-La Roche to treat severe cases of acne. However lawsuits are now piling up brought by users who have developed inflammatory bowel syndrome (IBS) which they’ve learned is an Accutane side effect. In fact just last year there were multiple multi-million… Read more

Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome and Accutane Lawsuits

Accutane is an acne medication formerly produced by Hoffman-La Roche that has been in the news as of late. There have been hundreds of Accutane lawsuits recently filed by people who have suffered adverse side affects associated with the drug. Though Hoffman-La Roche took appropriate measures to minimize the risk of some side effects from… Read more

Accutane Lawsuits Resulting in Lucrative Settlements For Victims

When Hoffman-La Roche developed Accutane in 1982 it hoped that the new drug would provide relief to the millions of people all over the world who suffer every day from serious acne problems. Early trials were successful and the drug was eventually prescribed for such treatment. There was no real disputing Accutane’s ability to… Read more

IBS Accutane Lawsuits on the Rise

Accutane, an acne medication formerly produced by Hoffman-La Roche, has made headlines recently for all the wrong reasons. In the last year alone there have been hundreds of Accutane lawsuits filed by those who were formerly prescribed the drug and suffered harm as a result. The use of Accutane has recently been connected with the development of a harmful condition called inflammatory bowel syndrome. Several different conditions affecting the colon and small intestine fall under the category of IBS, though Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are by far the most common ailments.

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