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Accutane is a drug that belongs to the family of drugs called retinoids. It is used in the treatment of acne and psoriasis and is being studied in cancer prevention. Also called isotretinoin.
Physicians leave severe acne patients on ineffective antibiotics for too long before prescribing more potent drug

Physicians leave severe acne patients on ineffective antibiotics for too long before prescribing more potent drug

Providing knowledge about contraception can significantly improve use of isotretinoin

Providing knowledge about contraception can significantly improve use of isotretinoin

Research shows resveratrol in grapes inhibits bacteria that cause acne

Research shows resveratrol in grapes inhibits bacteria that cause acne

Not all acne bacteria trigger pimples: Study

Not all acne bacteria trigger pimples: Study

National Birth Defects Prevention Network honors BU researcher with Godfrey P. Oakley, Jr., Award

National Birth Defects Prevention Network honors BU researcher with Godfrey P. Oakley, Jr., Award

UCLA/Pitt scientists uncover P. acnes virus with potential to kill zits

UCLA/Pitt scientists uncover P. acnes virus with potential to kill zits

Acne pills can cause eye infections

Acne pills can cause eye infections

FDA, other regulatory and international partners complete International Internet Week of Action

FDA, other regulatory and international partners complete International Internet Week of Action

New UTHealth toll-free helpline for pregnant women to avoid dangerous medications

New UTHealth toll-free helpline for pregnant women to avoid dangerous medications

Blocking interleukin 15 may help restore oral tolerance to gluten

Blocking interleukin 15 may help restore oral tolerance to gluten

Acne, acne medicine and mental health: Study

Acne, acne medicine and mental health: Study

Severe acne linked to suicidal thoughts in teenagers

Severe acne linked to suicidal thoughts in teenagers

Valocor Therapeutics acquires, licenses dermatology therapeutic programs from QLT

Valocor Therapeutics acquires, licenses dermatology therapeutic programs from QLT

Teva reports 31% increase in non-GAAP net income for first-quarter 2010

Teva reports 31% increase in non-GAAP net income for first-quarter 2010

New Jersey Superior Court links Roche's Accutane to IBD

New Jersey Superior Court links Roche's Accutane to IBD

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries announces fourth-quarter and full-year 2009 financial results

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries announces fourth-quarter and full-year 2009 financial results

Hill Physicians Medical Group and MMC use RelayHealth’s referral management service

Hill Physicians Medical Group and MMC use RelayHealth’s referral management service

UBC acquires Gigamoto Technology Partners to implement risk management programs

UBC acquires Gigamoto Technology Partners to implement risk management programs

Sharing prescription advice among adolescents can have dangerous repercussions

Sharing prescription advice among adolescents can have dangerous repercussions

Acne drug Roaccutane may disrupt serotonin production

Acne drug Roaccutane may disrupt serotonin production