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GP suspended for prescribing Roaccutane to pregnant teen

A GP has been suspended and reprimanded for prescribing isotretinoin (Roaccutane) to a 17-year old girl who became pregnant and whose fetus developed severe teratogenic defects. Dr Ashraf Selim, a Sydney GP, said he was mistakenly advised by a pharmacist that he was eligible to prescribe isotretinoin when the drug was requested by the family ...

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