Then, in May, Mariah finally had an appointment with her dermatologist and was prescribed the treatment, Accutane
However, she was also taking Accutane
, a strong acne medication that can lead to birth defects.
"For scarring acne or resistant acne, discuss options like Accutane
with your dermatologist," says Dr.
The pregnancies are occurring despite a special restricted distribution program for isotretinoin (also known by its former brand name as Accutane
), according to the researchers.
The Zenatane (Isotretinoin Capsules, USP) in 10 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg and 40 mg is reportedly the therapeutic equivalent generic version of Accutane
and is being launched under an approved Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) Programme as well as the US FDA's special restricted iPLEDGE distribution programme.
One notable case is the mass tort against pharmaceutical giant Hoffmann La-Roche with over 500 lawsuits claiming that users of the company's acne drug Accutane
, developed inflammatory bowel disease.
A recent New Jersey Supreme Court decision that dismissed more than 500 cases alleging Hoffmann-LaRoche's Accutane
acne medicine caused chronic bowel disease is being praised as a victory for the business community by Trenton-based New Jersey Civil Justice Institute, a legal advocacy group.A recent New Jersey Supreme Court decision that dismissed more than 500 cases alleging Hoffmann-LaRoche's Accutane
acne medicine caused chronic bowel disease is being praised as a victory for the business community by Trenton-based New Jersey Civil Justice Institute, a legal advocacy group.
(isotretinoin), Desquam-E(benzoyl peroxide), Cleocin T(clindamycin phosphate), Benzamycin, Erythromycin topical (A/T/S, erycette, t-stat), Retin-A (tretinoin) and Minocin (minocycline hydrochloride) are various anti acne drugs which are commercially available in the market.
Ancient beauty secrets, or Accutane
? Korean doctors prescribe isotretinoin-based acne medicine"indiscriminately," to quote the Korean daily JoongAng Ilbo, despite the risk of serious side effects.
Dental bleaches, toothpastes or mouthwashes containing bleaches such as retinoid accutane
are known to cause birth defects and therefore must be avoided by pregnant women.
Shear disclosed ties with Roche, which formerly manufactured and marketed isotretinoin (Accutane
) in the United States.