Actos warnings suggest an increased risk of bladder cancer amongst current and former patients.
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Actos Warning

Actos is a popular diabetes drug that has been taken by several million people. Many of these patients are concerned by a recent Actos warning issued by the FDA that states this drug may be a contributing factor for bladder cancer.

The Actos warning alerts patients that use of this drug for over a year may be associated with an increased risk of developing bladder cancer.

A study performed by the French Medicines agency of more than 150,000 people has indicated that taking pioglitazone (Actos) for more than one year may lead to a 40% greater risk of the disease.

The Food and Drug Administration is in the midst of concluding their 10 year study into the safety of this drug as well.

The manufacturer of this drug, Takeda Pharmaceuticals has apparently failed to provide any Actos warning about the bladder cancer risks associated with taking this drug.

Some experts believe that 10,000 or more people may have been seriously affected as a result of the drug makers’ negligence. If you have been injured by a defective drug, you have a legal right to seek recovery.

If you or a loved took Actos and have been diagnosed with bladder, you may be entitled to substantial financial compensation to help with your recovery. Contact us today to speak with a lawyer about your legal rights.

Bladder cancer is a very serious and sometimes fatal disease; however, with early detection it can be highly treatable. Some of the common symptoms that may alert of early bladder cancer are:

  • Urinary tract infection 
  • Blood in urine or discoloration of urine
  • Frequent or painful urination
  • Back pain
  • Abdominal pain

If you have noticed any of these problems after taking Actos it is important to speak with your doctor immediately.

While no one should file a drug injury lawsuit unless a company caused their injury, you and your family need not face the burden of this condition without help. A lawyer will be able to explain the research linking Actos to bladder cancer and how Takeda Pharmaceuticals has continued to earn billions selling the drug despite failing to give an Actos warning.

Lawyers with the Actos Litigation Group have helped thousands of families recover after an injury or death from a defective drug. They are among the few who are actively fighting cases for Actos victims. These same lawyers are available to discuss your case today to see if they can help you.

Lawsuits for injury or death from a defective drug can be valuable but very complex. Making sure your lawyer is qualified for this type of case, has experience fighting large drug companies and has the resources to pursue your case can make all the difference in how you are compensated.

The Actos Cancer Center works with only the top drug injury lawyers and law firms in the country to make sure your case is handled properly and professionally.

Contact us today for more information on the warnings and side effects associated with Actos, as well as your legal options. We are available 24 hours a day to answer your questions and provide you with help.

 

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