Psychiatric Events with Isotretinoin/Accutane

 

"The risk of psychiatric adverse events in patients taking isotretinoin must be considered in the context of a known increased risk of suicidal ideation in patients with acne independent of isotretinoin therapy,” Priyank Sharma, MD, of the department of dermatology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and colleagues wrote.

 

https://www.healio.com/dermatology/acne/news/online/%7B548cd0ea-ac3b-4648-a1cd-a8b80e71b2ad%7D/more-data-needed-on-link-between-isotretinoin-psychiatric-events