Accutane registry compulsory in US, but not Canada

Andresen, Margot
June 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/6/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 12, p1701
Academic Journal
Focuses on the efforts of the U.S. to mitigate the risk of birth defects associated with isotretinoin Accutane by requiring physicians and patients to register before they can prescribe or take the drug. Response of Canada to the move by the U.S.; Side effects of isotretinoin; Aim of the iPLEDGE risk management program launched by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


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