Published in Law and Health Weekly, August 26th, 2006
According to a report published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, "The Physician's Desk Reference lists inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) as a possible adverse event associated with the use of isotretinoin, a popular acne prescription medication. Our aim was to perform a systematic examination of reports of IBD associated with isotretinoin use."
"All reports filed with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) via the MedWatch system were requested and reviewed," said Deepa Reddy and colleagues at the University of Chicago and Harvard University. "Strength of causality was...
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