Diabetes Drug Actos Injury

DISCLAIMER: Please consult with your doctor before making any changes to your use of any FDA-approved drug or device.

On June 16, 2011, the FDA released a safety announcement stating that the use of the diabetes drug, Actos, may cause an increased risk of bladder cancer. “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing the public that use of the diabetes medication Actos (pioglitazone) for more than one year may be associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer. Information about this risk will be added to the Warnings and Precautions section of the label for pioglitazone-containing medicines. The patient Medication Guide for these medicines will also be revised to include information on the risk of bladder cancer.”

Symptoms of Bladder Cancer Include:

  • Blood in the Urine
  • Lower Abdominal Pain
  • Need to Urinate Urgently
  • Pain Urinating

If you or a loved one has taken Actos, you may be entitled to compensation. Call Hensley Legal Group today for a free consultation.

DISCLAIMER: Please consult with your doctor before making any changes to your use of any FDA-approved drug or device.