Ulcerative colitis is a condition that causes the
rectum, colon, and large intestine to swell up and may
lead to pain, bloody stool, abdominal, pain, and
suppression of the appetite.
This incurable disorder can be attributed to
Accutane use and in many cases, may be grounds
for the victim to take legal action against the
negligent pharmaceutical company.
Ulcerative colitis causes chronic inflammation of
the rectum, although the problem may extend
throughout the colon (also known as the large
The symptoms can range from mild to severe, and
Frequent diarrhea, often with blood
Loss of appetite
Ulcerative colitis is currently not curable except by
complete removal of the colon.
However, most cases can be treated with some or all
of the following options:
Strict dietary regulations
Prescription medications that treat the symptoms
Colectomy (surgery to remove the colon, which is
only performed in severe cases)
If you have developed IBD as a result of your
Accutane use, you may be interested in finding out
about your rights.
To review some important information about this
type of lawsuit, please visit this page:
Accutane and Ulcerative Colitis