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Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 07, 2011
The Accutane attorneys of Williams Kherkher are currently investigating claims on behalf of individuals who took the anti-acne medication and believe they are suffering from Crohn’s disease as a result. Accutane was discontinued in 2009 after studies like "Isotretinoin Use and the Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease" published in the The American Journal of Gastroenterology suggested that it may cause Crohn's disease and other serious gastrointestinal disorders. Individuals who took Accutane or its generic variations may be eligible to seek compensation for any health problems they developed as a result of the pharmaceutical's harmful side effects.
In the months before Hoffman-La Roche, the Swiss-based manufacturer of Accutane, pulled the product from U.S. drug stores, independent scientific studies were published that the experienced Accutane lawyers of the firm believe shows a causative link between Accutane use and the development of the following disorders:
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Crohn's disease merits particularly close attention. Under normal circumstances, Crohn's affects only a small percentage of the population. According to research performed by The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, approximately 150 out of every 100,000 people are likely to develop Crohn's at some point during their lives, with specific numbers varying according to race, age, and environmental risk factors. However, because of the widespread use of Accutane in recent years, the number of Crohn's patients has risen and may continue to rise for the foreseeable future.
About Williams Kherkher
The Accutane lawsuit attorneys of Williams Kherkher are prepared to help individuals nationwide who took Accutane and have been diagnosed with Crohn's or another gastrointestinal disease. For more information, visit the website at http://www.accutanelawsuitattorney.com.
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