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What is the drug they used to give to pregnant women to treat acne that caused birth defects?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Accutane

Because of teratogenic potential, this drug is therefore very tightly regulated.

In brief: Accutane

Because of teratogenic potential, this drug is therefore very tightly regulated.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Isotretinoin

Accutane, amnesteem, claravil, & sotret are all category "x" drugs and cause fetal birth defects and/or loss.
It needs to be stopped immediately and see your OB or physician asap for evaluation. Prescribers of these meds have to ensure effective birth control and get written acknowledgement from their patients of the known teratogenicity.

In brief: Isotretinoin

Accutane, amnesteem, claravil, & sotret are all category "x" drugs and cause fetal birth defects and/or loss.
It needs to be stopped immediately and see your OB or physician asap for evaluation. Prescribers of these meds have to ensure effective birth control and get written acknowledgement from their patients of the known teratogenicity.
Dr. Miguel Cano
Dr. Miguel Cano
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