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The Goose That Laid The Golden Egg: Accutane - the truth that had to be told

In 2001 Hoffman-La Roche's drug Accutane was selling in its billions worldwide as a treatment for acne. For those who suffered from extreme scarring acne, it was something of a miraculous treatment, however evidence started to mount that for others it was a death sentence. Over the next few years it was estimated that between 300 and 3,000 young people being prescribed Accutane since its launch had committed suicide or killed others. In 2001 the father of young man in Ireland who had committed suicide approached Dr. Doug Bremner as Professor of Psychiatry & Radiology at Emory University to see if he could find a causal link between the drug and depression…

Submitted:Jul 18, 2011
Author:Doug Bremner
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Category:Medical Ethics
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Amazon.com: The Goose That Laid The Golden Egg: Accutane - the truth that had to be told (9781463648817): Doug Bremner: Books

Amazon.com: The Goose That Laid The Golden Egg: Accutane - the truth that had to be told (9781463648817): Doug Bremner: Books

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