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June

Blog Posts in June, 2018

  • Acne Medications Known to Cause Birth Defects and Injury

    The FDA Names Accutane a “Category X” Drug, Blames it for Severe Birth Defects Accutane is an acne medication that has been on the market since the early 1980s. It is primarily used for recalcitrant nodular acne and cystic acne, which are severe and often unaffected by other treatments and medications. Though effective in treating the skin disorder, Accutane has been known to cause a number of ...
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  • Drugs Pregnant Mothers Should Avoid

    Most prescription medications come with a warning, saying that pregnant women should not use that drug or that they should consult a doctor first. However, there are some that pose unique, heightened risk for expecting mothers and their children and can even cause serious birth defects. Medications for Seizures and Depression Have Been Known to Cause Serious Birth Defects Prescription drugs used ...
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