DRUG ALERTS: New warnings
Accutane (generic name: isotretinoin; also sold as Rocaccutane) is medicine’s biggest gun in the war on acne. A prescription acne medication derived from vitamin A, it’s been distributed by Hoffmann-La Roche Pharmaceuticals since its approval in...
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In 1994, at the age of 17, I took a course of isotretinoin (Roaccutane) for mild acne, a decision I have regretted ever since.