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Can taking Accutane cause ulcerative colitis or chron's in offspring?
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Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology
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In brief: No
There were previous studies showing a questionable link between these conditions, but they were all small and questionable, leaving the question very open.
However, a very large study reported in 2013 involving 45, 000 women shows no link between Accutane and ulcerative colitis and crohn's disease. No study has ever reported ulcerative colitis or crohn's in offspring.

In brief: No
There were previous studies showing a questionable link between these conditions, but they were all small and questionable, leaving the question very open.
However, a very large study reported in 2013 involving 45, 000 women shows no link between Accutane and ulcerative colitis and crohn's disease. No study has ever reported ulcerative colitis or crohn's in offspring.
Dr. Arlo Miller
Dr. Arlo Miller
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In brief: Yes
Accutane used in treatment of acne known to cause inflmatory bowel diseases ( ulcerative colitis, crohn's disease ) which is permanent, this drug is to be given under the supervision of dermatologist , no more than a month supply at each time.

In brief: Yes
Accutane used in treatment of acne known to cause inflmatory bowel diseases ( ulcerative colitis, crohn's disease ) which is permanent, this drug is to be given under the supervision of dermatologist , no more than a month supply at each time.
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