Nomination Summary for Accutane (N20027)
Nominated Substances: 13-cis-Retinoic acid
Nomination Date: 03/30/2000
Nominator: Private Individual
Rationale: Accutane is prescribed for the treatment of acne, but it can induce serious adverse effects in young adults. Examples of adverse effects include severe depression and suicide, seizures, liver toxicity, immune dysfunction , central nervous system damage, etc.
NTP Principles: not specified
Agents and Status
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Agent Name: 13-cis-Retinoic acid