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The Link Between Actos and Heart Failure

January 11, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Actos Side Effects   |   0 Comments

The link between Actos use and bladder cancer is well-documented, but growing evidence has also linked the drug to a variety of other dangerous and potentially life-threatening conditions, including heart failure. The exact number of Actos heart failure cases is difficult to gauge, but thousands of lawsuits have already been filed by plaintiffs and the […]

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Actos Whistle Blower Lawsuit Dismissed

A whistle-blower lawsuit filed by a former Takeda employee has been dismissed, according to Drug Watch. Dr. Helen Ge filed suit in 2010, arguing that Takeda officials had intentionally failed to report the dangerous side effects Actos to the FDA. Ge also alleged that Takeda “intentionally misrepresented and altered the descriptions of adverse events in […]

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Do You Know the Dangerous Side Effects of Actos?

Actos is used for the treatment and management of type 2 diabetes, but the Actos side effects can often be worse than the condition treated. Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of Actos, faces numerous lawsuits which allege that the company intentionally covered up critical facts about important side effects, including congestive heart failure, liver problems and […]

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Actos and Bladder Cancer – Lawsuits Continue to Mount

The evidence linking the type 2 diabetes drug Actos to bladder cancer continues to mount, and many Actos users suffering from the disease are taking action by filing lawsuits against Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly, the manufacturers of Actos. Actos (pioglitazone) is used along with diet and exercise—and sometimes other drugs—to keep type 2 diabetes […]

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Actos Side Effects Include Congestive Heart Failure

October 31, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Actos Attorney,Actos Side Effects   |   0 Comments

Do you take the drug Actos to regulate your diabetes? Have you noticed increased shortness of breath, tightness in your shoes and even difficulty removing your wedding ring? If any of these things apply to you, you may be suffering from a serious side effect of Actos: Congestive heart failure. Congestive heart failure is a chronic, […]

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Bladder Cancer Risk Factors and Actos Use

October 12, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Actos Litigation,Actos Side Effects   |   0 Comments

If you or a loved one has been given a bladder cancer diagnosis after using Actos, know that you are not alone. Although studies have shown that this diabetes medication can significantly increase the risk of bladder cancer, Actos is still being sold and prescribed by doctors in the United States. In addition to the use […]

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These Bladder Cancer Symptoms Should Be On Your Radar As An Actos User

September 26, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Actos Attorney,Actos Side Effects   |   0 Comments

A June 2011 online article at speaks about a possible link between the use of the diabetes drug Actos and an increased risk of developing bladder cancer.  These alarming findings were discovered during clinical trials. The article quotes Dr. David Nathan, of Massachusetts General Hospital, as stating that “there are numerous other choices to treat type 2 diabetes.”  In […]

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Consumer Reports Urges Consumers to Stay Away From Actos

September 24, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Actos Lawsuit,Actos Litigation,Actos Side Effects   |   0 Comments

Consumer Reports has recently reported that diabetic patients should avoid using Actos, unless other options have not worked. There are concerns regarding Actos use due to the increased risk for developing bladder cancer among patients that have used Actos.   side effects users of this prescription have experienced. While the FDA has issued warnings about Actos, […]

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Studies Show Actos, a Diabetes Drug, Increases Risk of Bladder Cancer

September 21, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Actos Attorney,Actos Bladder Cancer,Actos Side Effects   |   0 Comments

Numerous studies have found definitive evidence linking long-term use of Actos, a diabetes drug, to an increased risk of bladder cancer. For example, in July 2012 a study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal asserted that taking Actos adds a 22 percent risk to the already elevated risk of bladder cancer that diabetes patients experience. Further evidence […]

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Actos Side Effects

August 29, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Actos Side Effects   |   0 Comments

When Actos was first opened to the market, the FDA cited a number of troubling side effects to the drug. Some of these side effects included chest pains, muscle pains, sudden weight gain, and liver failure. However, new studies have revealed that the drug has a high incidence of side effects and also may place […]

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