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Actos Side Effects

In 2008 Actos became the Actos 10th most prescribed drug in the United States. 10th In 2010, The FDA releases a statement estimating that 2.3 million patients 2.3 mil Actos (pioglitazone) is a type-2 diabetes drug used to control glucose levels in patients over 18 years old. This dangerous drug is manufactured by the Japanese pharmaceutical company, Takeda. filled a prescription for Actos and Actos-related drugs within the year. 2011: Bloomberg reports that Actos manufacturer, Takeda, faces 10k More than 10,000 Lawsuits. Common Side Effects: Serious Side Effects: Weight gain Bone problems Swelling Eye problems In 2010 Helen Ge files a Whistleblower Lawsuit Actos reached $48 Million in sales within weeks of its release in 1999. Shortness of breath Bladder cancer Hyper glycemia Heart problems under the False Claims Act alleging that "the FDA and the public were led to believe that Actos is safer because Takeda failed to properly report all of the Actos related adverse events to the FDA." By 2008 Actos Exceeds $4.6 Billion in Sales Heart attack Stroke Broken In 2008, The Archives of Internal Medicine published a Swiss medical study, which found that glitazone diabetes drugs such as Actos and Avandia may double or triple the risk of fractured or broken bones after one year of use. Bones 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 40% Kaiser Permanente Northern California did a 10-year study of Actos, which eventually found that patients who take Actos for more than a year faced a Please contact the law offices of d'Oliveira & Associates 40% Increased Risk of Bladder Cancer. Cancer Heart In 2010, Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes found that Actos at 1-800-992-6878 Failure was linked to 121 heart attacks and 243 cases of heart failure, which caused 217 deaths. for a free legal consultation.

Actos Side Effects

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Actos (pioglitazone) is a type-2 diabetes drug used to control glucose levels in patients over 18 years old. This medication is manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals and was approved by the FDA in 19...


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