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Was there a drug for acne around 1970 that caused major birth defects?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
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In brief: Accutane?

If you're thinking of accutane, it was introduced in the early 1980s.
It does cause birth defects, so patients taking it must enroll in the ipledge registry to ensure that they do not become pregnant while taking it.

In brief: Accutane?

If you're thinking of accutane, it was introduced in the early 1980s.
It does cause birth defects, so patients taking it must enroll in the ipledge registry to ensure that they do not become pregnant while taking it.
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