CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: What We Are Doing to Protect Our Clients

Accutane

Accutane

Accutane is a form of vitamin A that also helps renew your skin renew more quickly. It helps decrease the oil that is released in your skin.

Accutane is usually prescribed after other antibiotics or acne medications could not treat severe acne successfully. It could be used for other purposes not listed, but recommended by a doctor. Most patients are recommended to take Accutane after other medications or antibiotics have failed to treat symptoms.

Warning if Pregnant

Do NOT take Accutane if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. The medication can cause serious birth defects if a woman takes it while she's pregnant. Just one dose can cause serious defects of the heart, brain, face, and skull.

Possible Side Effects

Accutane also has other possible side effects after normal use. If you experience any of these side effects, seek medical attention immediately. They include:

  • Aggression or agitation
  • Blurred vision
  • Changes in behavior
  • Crying spells
  • Depressed mood
  • Hallucinations
  • Hearing problems, hearing loss, ringing in your ears
  • Pain behind your eyes
  • Seizure (convulsions)
  • Sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body
  • Sleep problems
  • Sudden and severe headache
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Thoughts of suicide or hurting yourself
  • Vomiting

Accutane side effects can be severe, and you should seek legal help if you or a loved one have suffered due to taking this medication.

The following video provides seven of the most common side effects of Accutane.

Sacramento Drug Products Liability Lawyer

I'm Ed Smith, a Sacramento Drug Products Liability Lawyer. I'm sure if you or a family member has suffered injuries from taking this drug, you have questions. I would like to answer them. Please call me today for free, friendly legal advice at 916.921.6400, 800.404.5400, or contact me online.

We are members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

See our case history of verdicts and settlements and our client reviews on GoogleYelp, and AVVO.

Editor’s Note: This page has been updated for accuracy and relevancy [cha 3.10.20]

Photo by StockSnap

Client Reviews
★★★★★
"Me and my wife; had a car accident. We were amazed how easy, professional, friendly attorney Ed Smith is along with his staff. Everybody is amazing. Thank you so much, we are very impressed!" Alex & Dinah M.
★★★★★
"Ed Smith and his office team took on a difficult personal injury case on my behalf and for the passenger in my car. Ed is a top- notch attorney. His staff couldn't have been more helpful and kind. No need to look elsewhere. I give Ed Smith my highest recommendation." Beverly
★★★★★
"Ed and Robert have been taking great care of my husband and I for the past 5+ years. They are always there when you have a problem and a quick resolution! Even when the issues have nothing to do with them. They are willing to help ease the pain off your shoulders. They are as good as it gets! Thank you again for everything." Annie T.
★★★★★
"Very professional. Great team, staff and service all around. Mr Smith was very honest, straight forward with his advice. He gives the word "attorney" an honest reputation. I will seek his council anytime, and would recommend him at the drop of a dime." Jeremy M.
★★★★★
"I would highly recommend Ed Smith to any friends or family in need of a personal injury attorney. Ed, and his staff, are very caring on top of being very experienced in this field. The staff always keeps you informed of the status of your case and they are always easy to reach by phone." Shannon D.
★★★★★
"Edward Smith law offices provide competent, thorough, and personable help for victims of personal injury. When you first meet the staff you know you contacted the right office. This law office treats clients like people. I recommend this office to anyone seeking representation regarding personal injury." David M.