The FDA has stated that use of the type-2 diabetes medication Actos® (Pioglitazone) may be associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer, among other dangerous conditions. Actos® was also sold under the names of ActosplusMet®, Actoplus XR®, Competact® and Duetact®. If you or a loved one has taken Actos® and has been diagnosed with any of the conditions listed below, you may be entitled to compensation. If you are currently taking Actos®, discuss this information with your doctor. Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your doctor.
Medical Conditions Linked to Actos®
- Bladder cancer
- Heart failure
- Liver failure
- Bone fractures
- Macular edema
- Lactic acidosis
While Actos® has been recalled in France and Germany, it remains under investigation by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). To discuss this matter or any of the symptoms you or a loved one may be experiencing after taking Actos®, please call one of our experience trial attorneys at 800-460-2756 (toll free). Alternatively, you may fill out our online form and we will be happy to contact you. Our trial attorneys have vast experience in pharmaceutical litigation and are here to help.