Actos Linked to Bladder Cancer

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The Strom Law Firm is now accepting injury cases concerning the diabetes drug Actos and its link to bladder cancer.
It is estimated that for nearly 25% of the people diagnosed with bladder cancer will ultimately not make it through the treatment.

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Actos Linked to Bladder Cancer

  1. 1. Actos linked to Bladder CancerThe Strom Law Firm is now accepting product liability cases concerning the diabetesdrug Actos and its link to bladder cancer.Bladder cancer is a grueling and excruciating journey. It is estimated that for nearly 25% ofthe people diagnosed with bladder cancer will ultimately die from the disease.Recent studies have found that Actos can increase the risk of a patient taking the drug formore than a year developing bladder cancer by approximately 40%. Despite these risks,Actos still remains on the market in theUnited States. It has been pulled inboth France andGermany as a result of those same concerns.ACTOS is a prescription medication used with diet and exercise to improve blood sugarcontrol for type 2 diabetics. ACTOS is not for patients with type 1 “juvenile” diabetes or thosewho suffer from diabetic ketoacidosis.ACTOS works on two of the common problems that lead to high blood sugar:1. It helps your body better use the insulin it makes2. It also stops your liver from making more sugar when it doesn’t need toBy taking care of these issues, the sugar in ones blood can get to where it needs to go so itdoesn’t continue to build up in the bloodstream.However there are numerous side effects associated with the use ofActos. You should seekmedical attention if you suffer from one of those side effects: irregular breathing, troubled breathing, or shortness of breath wheezing chest tightness or pain extreme fatigue irregular heartbeat dilated neck veins swelling of face, fingers, feet, or lower legs problems with teeth decreased urine output weight gain
  2. 2. The FDA is still evaluating the data on Actos in order to determine if further regulatoryaction is needed.Have you been injured by Actos?If you or a loved one has suffered a severe injury because of an Actos side effect, you could beable to seek compensation for your losses and suffering.Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America Inc., the maker of Actos, released a statement sayingit remains positive about the drug.We are “confident in the therapeutic benefits of Actos and its importance as a treatment fortype 2 diabetes. The company remains committed to Actos and Actos-containingmedications, and to the millions of people living with the disease.”Read More: http://stromlawpersonalinjury.com/fda-warns-diabetes-drug-actos-may-raise-risk-for-bladder-cancer/

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