Accutane User's Information Hotline Established:
Toll Free: 1-800-397-4046
Toll Free: 1-800-397-4046
If you took the drug Accutane and you are suffering from serious health problems, such as inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colities or even depression, you may be entitled to compensation. Top Accutane lawyers are investigating risks which you may not have been properly warned of prior to taking the medication.
The drug has even been linked to birth defects, premature closure of growth plates, ulcerative colitis, rectal bleeding abdominal pain, bone and muscle loss, kidney and liver damage, pancreatitis, lupus, central nervous system injuries, cardiovascular injuries, immune system disorder, hearing and vision damage, thyroid disorders and suicidal thoughts & behavior. Even with all these reported health risks, there has been no official Accutane recall in the U.S. to date, while the drug has been recalled in 11 other countries.
If you have taken the anti-acne medication and are suffering from any of these serious illnesses, which you believe to be related, you should contact the defective drug attorneys at MCDONALD WORLEY to get your legal options now.
The brand name for the drug isotretinoin and is also marketed under the names Roaccutane, Amnesteem, Claravis and Sotret. Accutane was originally developed and marketed as a chemotherapy drug for certain types of cancer by the manufacturer Roche Holding AG. However, Roche soon discovered that Accutane was also effective in treating severe acne and quickly launched an aggressive marketing campaign promoting the drug to doctor's offices across the country as an acne drug. It quickly became one of the leading forms of treatment for common Acne.
On June 26, 2009, Roche initiated a nationwide recall of Accutane after over $33 million in lawsuits directly related to injuries related to the health risks associated with use.
Accutane has also been recalled in 11 other countries including France, Denmark, Austria, Germany, Portugal, Norway and Spain.
A jury recently awarded a $10.5 million verdict after the plaintiff claimed that the drugmaker failed to properly warn them that the medicine would cause inflammatory bowel disease.
A state-court jury in New Jersey found company officials didn't properly warn doctors about health risks in a separate Accutane lawsuit and awarded three men a total of $12.9 million in damages.
If you or a loved one have taken Accutane and are experiencing any serious side effects, you should contact the personal injury lawyers at MCDONALD WORLEY immediately as you may be entitled to compensation, as you may have settlement waiting for you to claim. You can call the office immediately, at 713-705-7204, or share what happened with our legal team via the web form above. Act now, you have limited time to claim your compensation options under the law.
You need an lawyer that understands the serious GI issues allegedly tied to the acne drug and who can lay out the latest legal options information available to you.