Apparent Link Between Prescription Acne Drug and Ulcerative Colitis

Reports say a recent article in the American Journal of Gastroenterology found a link between the use of Isotretinoin - which is the generic term for Accutane -- and Ulcerative Colitis, a disease that causes ulcers in the colon and/or large intestines.

Accutane, an acne drug, is also alleged to cause Inflammatory Bowel Disease. The forms of IBD include Crohn's Disease, Collageneous Colitis, Lymphocytic Colitis, Ischaemic Colitis, Diversion Colitis, Indeterminate Colitis and Behcet's Syndrome.

Medical patients enough problems without adding to the risk of drug side effects. Of course, some of the risks are known. But adding to those risks by corporate negligence increases the danger tremendously. If you or someone you love has been injured due to drug reactions, the Doan Law Firm, P.C., led by Houston personal injury attorney Jimmy Doan, has extensive experience in personal injury litigation. Contact the Doan Law Firm, P.C. at 1 Riverway, Suite 2055, Houston, Texas 77056, (713) 869-4747 or (800) 910-FIRM.