PowerPoint Presentation: 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. What is Ulcerative Colitis?
PowerPoint Presentation: 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.
PowerPoint Presentation: Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis Ulcerative colitis causes chronic inflammation of the rectum, although the problem may extend throughout the colon (also known as the large intestine). The symptoms can range from mild to severe, and may include:
PowerPoint Presentation: Frequent diarrhea, often with blood Abdominal cramps Loss of appetite Rectal pain
PowerPoint Presentation: Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis Ulcerative colitis is currently not curable except by complete removal of the colon.
PowerPoint Presentation: 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) Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis
PowerPoint Presentation: If you have developed IBD as a result of your Accutane use, you may be interested in finding out about your rights.
PowerPoint Presentation: To review some important information about this type of lawsuit, please visit this page: Accutane and Ulcerative Colitis