Juries Find Accutane Can Cause IBD


Kamie Kendall was awarded $10.5 million by a jury after hearing about her experiences with Accutane and the side effect it caused– inflammatory bowel disease, a condition that lead to the removal of her colon. Yet the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court vacated the judgment, and a retrial was set so that [...]

$2 million Awarded in Accutane Trial


A jury awarded Gillian Gaghan $2million in damages in the closely watched Accutane trial in New Jersey. She developed ulcerative colitis and lupus-like symptoms after using the acne medicine. The jury found that the Accutane side effects were indeed responsible for her intestinal disorder and that she did not have adequate warnings and information when [...]

Accutane® Bowel Disease & Birth Defects


Accutane® Inflammatory Bowel Disease Most recently, Accutane® has been linked to inflammatory bowel disease in some patients. Inflammatory bowel disease is marked by painful inflammation of the intestines. The two main types of inflammatory bowel disease are Crohn’s Disease, which most commonly affects the small intestine and/or the colon, and ulcerative colitis, which affects the [...]