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A trademark for the drug isotretinoin.
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Absorica is therefore not interchangeable and not substitutable with generic products of Accutane.
I'm actually pretty interested in skin care because I had bad hormonal acne when I was 17, and they put me on Accutane for it," she revealed.
She further stated that later on she was worried that her prescribed Accutane acne medication would harm her fetus but she just wasn't ready to have a child.
The Peel is not recommended for individuals with eczema, sunburn, active herpes simplex, rosacea, asthma, pregnancy, lupus or recent use of Accutane.
Roaccutane - marketed as Accutane in other parts of the world - is so strong it can only be issued to patients after they have been referred to a dermatology consultant.
Co-researcher Dr Jenny Kim, director of the UCLA Clinic for Acne, Rosacea and Aesthetics, said: "Antibiotics such as tetracycline are so widely used that many acne strains have developed resistance, and drugs like Accutane, while effective, can produce risky side effects, limiting their use.
Isotretinoin is marketed under the names Roaccutane, Accutane, Amnesteem, Claravis, Clarus or Decutan and has been used to treat severe acne since the 1980s.
Teva credited its North American results to sales of a generic version of the Parkinson's disease drug Mirapex that was launched during the quarter, along with strong sales of its versions of Adderall XR for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, the child asthma medication Pulmicort, Accutane for acne, and the colon cancer drug Eloxatin.
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey and BASEL, Switzerland, February 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In another major courtroom verdict linking powerful acne medication Accutane with long-term inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a nine-person New Jersey (United States) jury has found that pharmaceutical maker Hoffman-La Roche Inc.
Oral isotretinoin raises this level to 862 ng/mL, according to the Accutane package insert.
The family of Jaime Paxton, who was born without a right ear and had portions of her face paralyzed, alleged a doctor had negligently prescribed her mother Accutane, which is known to cause severe defects in preborn babies.
If those dangers seem alarming, you might be asking, "How could the Food and Drug Administration have allowed Accutane to remain on the market?