Actos

  • The Problem: Cases have been reported of patients who were prescribed the drug Actos for diabetes and later developed bladder cancer.

  • The Response: It has been alleged that drug maker Takeda Pharmaceutical withheld information about the Actos bladder cancer risk and failed to provide adequate warnings with its diabetes drug.

  • What Can We Do to Help: Our experienced attorneys can review your medical records and advise you if filing a case is in your best interest.

actosThe attorneys at Gallon, Takacs, Boissoneault & Schaffer are investigating cases of patients who were prescribed the drug Actos for diabetes and later developed bladder cancer. According to a FDA safety announcement concerning Actos and bladder cancer, patients taking pioglitazone, an ingredient found in these diabetes drugs, for more than a year may have an increased risk of developing cancerous tumors of the bladder.

Have you or anyone you know taken Actos for diabetes and been diagnosed with bladder cancer? Find out if you can seek compensation for your injuries by completing our free case evaluation.

It has been alleged that drug maker Takeda Pharmaceutical withheld information about the Actos bladder cancer risk and failed to provide adequate warnings with its diabetes drug.

In light of the link between Actos and bladder cancer, the FDA has advised that pioglitazone should not be prescribed to individuals who have bladder cancer, and should be used with caution in patients with a history of the disease. The agency also advised users to be on alert for signs which may possibly indicate Actos bladder cancer, such as:

  • Blood in urine
  • Back or lower abdominal pain
  • Urgent need to urinate
  • Pain during urination

If  you or anyone you know have taken Actos and developed bladder cancer, you may be entitled to compensation. The Actos Attorneys at Gallon, Takacs, Boissoneault & Schaffer are dedicated to ensuring pharmaceutical companies are held responsible for the dangerous side effects of their products.  Call our Actos  Attorneys at Gallon, Takacs, Boissoneault & Schaffer  or fill out the free case evaluation. We want to help you.