Accutane a drug prescribe to treat severe acne has fairly recently been found to be linked to the development of inflammatory bowel syndrome (IBS) and as a result over 3 000 Accutane lawsuits have been filed. Plaintiffs are alleging that Hoffman-La Roche the former manufacturer of the drug is at fault… Read more
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
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
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 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
Findings published in the journal Nature suggest that an imbalance of compounds that regulate the immune system might be an underlying cause of food allergies and that vitamin A and retinoic acid—a by-product of vitamin A used in acne treatments including Accutane—can exacerbate the problem according to a Reuters story. … Read more
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
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
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.
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 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
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
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
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.