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Actos Bladder Cancer Complications

For Actos users diagnosed with bladder cancer, resulting complications can have a significant impact on their life. These may include emotional problems, urinary diversion, bladder reconstruction, and erectile dysfunction (ED). According to Bloomberg News, the companies that make Actos were...

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Actos Bladder Cancer Causes

A number of recent studies have identified a much stronger link between the type 2 diabetes drug Actos and bladder cancer than was indicated during pre-approval clinical trials. In June of 2011, the FDA issued a warning stating that based...

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Actos Bladder Cancer Symptoms

Actos (pioglitazone), a widely-prescribed type 2 diabetes drug, has recently been linked to bladder cancer. This disease originates in the bladder, an organ in the center of the lower belly area, and occurs when abnormal cells multiply and grow out...

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Jury Awards $9 Billion in Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

April 8, 2014 - In a landmark trial, Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly were ordered to pay a combined $9 billion in punitive damages after a jury determined the companies hid the bladder cancer risk associated with their highly-profitable diabetes...

Researchers Call For Stronger Actos, Avandia Hip Fracture Warnings

November 28, 2012 - Earlier this month, a Scottish research team said that labels of the widely-prescribed diabetes drugs Actos and Avandia should be updated to include stronger warnings about an increased risk of hip fractures. A study conducted by...

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New Research Links Long-Term Actos Use to Bladder Cancer

August 23, 2012 - Yet another study has found that Takeda’s blockbuster type 2 diabetes drug Actos (generic: pioglitazone) may cause bladder cancer, with the greatest risk of the disease faced by those who take the medication for a prolonged...

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Despite Bladder Cancer Lawsuits, FDA Approves Generic Actos

August 21, 2012 - Amid growing concerns over Actos’s potential to cause bladder cancer in certain users, last week the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first version of Takeda’s widely-prescribed type 2 diabetes drug. The administration granted...

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Actos Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed in Louisiana

The family of a Georgia man claims that Takeda’s best-selling diabetes drug Actos (generic: pioglitazone) caused him to develop bladder cancer, eventually leading to his untimely death. According to allegations raised in the complaint, Takeda knew - or should have...

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Actos Bladder Cancer Class Action Lawsuit Filed in Quebec

August 2, 2012 - Last month, a class action lawsuit was filed in Quebec, Canada on behalf of individuals who were diagnosed with bladder cancer after taking Takeda’s blockbuster diabetes drug Actos (generic: pioglitazone). The claim alleges that Takeda and...

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Actos Bladder Cancer MDL set for November 2014

July 17, 2012 - According to an order issued earlier this week, it will be more than two years before the first federal Actos bladder cancer lawsuits go to trial. Last December, the Actos multidistrict litigation (MDL) was centralized before...