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Actos (pioglitazone hydrochloride) is an oral medication that is used to treat type 2 diabetes (or non-insulin-dependent diabetes), by lowering blood sugar levels. According to the FDA, Actos has been linked to a higher risk of developing bladder cancer.

The link to possible bladder cancer is the subject of possible lawsuits.

Meanwhile, other known Actos risks include:

  • Congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • Rare but serious liver problems
  • Fractures

Bladder Cancer

Notify your doctor immediately if you are taking Actos and have any of the following symptoms of bladder cancer, including:

  • Dark yellow, bright red or dark brown urine signifying blood (Note: Sometimes blood in your urine can only be seen by a microscope)
  • Frequent urination
  • Difficult of painful urination
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Abdominal pain
  • Back pain

Heart Failure

Notify your doctor immediately if you are taking Actos and have any of the following symptoms of heart failure, including:

  • Increased sweating
  • Swelling of hands and feet
  • Sudden weight gains
  • Breathing issue
  • Having more than the usual tired feeling

Liver Problems

Notify your doctor immediately if you are taking Actos and have any of the following symptoms of liver problems, including:

  • Dark urine
  • Jaundice (yellowing of eyes/skin)
  • Persistent nausea and/or vomiting
  • Abdominal pain

Fractures

Discuss the risk of fractures with your doctor before taking Actos especially if you have a history of:

  • Bone fracture
  • Low calcium intake
  • Weak bones/osteoporosis

Read FDA warning at: www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm259150.htm

Call For Your Free Consultation With An Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit Attorney

Call 877.293.6376 or email. Our Actos Attorneys handle cases on a contingency basis, meaning you do not pay unless we provide results.

Unless otherwise noted, information was taken from: WebMD.com
Bladder cancer information: MayoClinic.com
Fractures/Osteoporosis information: Drugs.com

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