Accutane, is an anti-acne drug manufactured by Roche. is in the spotlight once again for causing a New Jersey man to have to get his entire colon removed. The lawsuit alleged that Accutane gave him a severe inflammatory bowel disorder. The jury awarded him a $25 million verdict.
The man is not the first to have had his colon removed because of Accutane. Accutane, also known generically as isotretinoin, can cause a whole host of serious problems that are far worse than having acne. The drug label warns that women should not get pregnant while taking the drug because the baby may develop birth defects or die. Accutane may even kill its users.
If you have taken Accutane and have questions about your health, contact Aronfeld Trial Lawyers for a free consultation or call: toll-free: 866-597-4529