A Short History of Accutane

While the intended use of Accutane was to clear the skin of severe acne — and it has been proven to do so — its past is deeply scarred by reports, medical studies and lawsuits citing links to serious side effects including death.

While Accutane itself has gone off the market, there are currently generics with the same acitive ingredient — isotretinoin — available. On the plus side, tracking Continue Reading →