Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Linked To Accutane

Last Updated on May 1, 2020

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Patients who have taken Accutane and suffered Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel disease and ulcerative colitis.
Accutane has been linked to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which refers to a group of inflammatory conditions known as ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
Hoffman-La Roche
Additional Details
Accutane is used in patients with severe acne that does not respond to antibiotics.
Accutane was taken off the market by the manufacturer in June 2009.