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Welcome to the Accutane / Roaccutane Action Group

We were established in 1998 and comprise of individuals and families of individuals who have suffered, and in many cases continue to suffer, serious side effects including psychiatric disorders, suicide attempts, suicide ideations and suicide attributed to the ingestion of this acne prescription medication. This is a voluntary organisation which is run by individuals and families of individuals who have suffered severe side effects from the drug.

  1. Please visit our Guestbook where you can post a comment about your experience of Accutane/Roaccutane.
  2. You can help by providing a detailed statement on the side effects you have suffered. Please click here for more details on how you can assist us.
NEWS UPDATE

1. Pharmaceutical company Roche stops selling acne drug Roaccutane (Accutane in US). The last date for distribution in the United States was June 25 2009. ôRoche, the world’s biggest maker of cancer drugs, is pulling its Roaccutane / Accutane acne medicine from the U.S. market after juries awarded at least $33 million in damages to users who blamed the drug for bowel disease.Click here for our updated 2009 Press Section, where you can read more

2. Swiss Roaccutane Website Launched: http://www.swissroaccutaneaction.ch

3. Scientists reveal a potential mechanism that might link the drug Roaccutane (Accutane in the US) to reported cases of depression in some patients taking the medication. Click here to read the full Press Release

 

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