New Jersey Actos Lawyers
Pioglitazone, commonly known as Actos, is an oral medication which helps to control blood sugar levels in people suffering from type 2 diabetes. It is produced by Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Since it first cropped up on the market in 1999, Actos diabetic pill has been linked to many negative and harmful side effects. In June 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a drug safety alert warning that the use of Actos for more than one year can directly be linked to bladder cancer, congestive heart failure, kidney damage, liver damage, and bone fracture.
There are several symptoms of Actos-related cancer:
- Difficulty and pain in urination
- Frequent urination
- Urinary tract infection
- Blood appearing in
- Inability to urinate
Other Pioglitazone drugs include:
- Actoplus Met
- Actoplus Met XR
- Pioglitazone Hydrochloride and Metformin Hydrochloride
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Discuss Your Case with Our Actos Attorneys Today
If you are one of the millions of people that took the diabetes medication Actos, and you have been harmed by the use of this medication, you may be entitled to compensation. The financial, physical, and psychological costs are high for someone suffering from any of the aforementioned conditions. Contact a drug injury attorney at O’Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble for a free no obligation consultation. Contact us online or call us at (908) 928-9200 or 1-800-586-5817.