Actos Bladder Cancer

Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuits

Actos (pioglitazone) is a pharmaceutical drug prescribed to Type II diabetics which has been found to increase a patient's risk of developing bladder cancer. Two different FDA Actos bladder cancer warnings have been issued, stating that taking the drug for one year increases the risk of bladder cancer. The drug has been recalled in other countries, but is still being prescribed to patients in the United States.

Early clinical testing revealed that Actos posed a heightened risk for blader cancer, yet the drug company did not add a warning concerning Actos bladder cancer. As one of the most prescribed diabetes drugs ever, Actos brought Takeda Pharmaceuticals millions in profits. Unaware of the risk, countless Americans developed bladder cancer while taking Actos.

In October of 2015, Takeda Pharmaceuticals offered a settlement of $2.4 billion to settle more than 9,000 pending Actos bladder cancer lawsuits. Persons who have been diagnosed with bladder cancer and have a history of taking Actos, and family members who have lost a loved one to Actos bladder cancer, are among the plaintiffs. These attorneys are still accepting new claims from persons and family members affected by bladder cancer from Actos. Filing an Actos bladder cancer lawsuit is your means to exercise your legal rights and recover damages for losses and harm resulting from the disease.

This site features general information about Actos bladder cancer lawsuits. To speak with an attorney handling national* Actos lawsuits for bladder cancer, complete the contact form for a free, no-obligation Actos cancer lawsuit case review.

Actos Bladder Cancer Research

Actos Bladder Cancer Research

Actos bladder cancer is a risk for anyone who has used the diabetes drug Actos, especially patients who took this drug for more than a year. Takeda Pharmaceuticals has knowingly exposed consumers to an increased risk of developing deadly bladder cancer, continuing to market the drug even after the FDA released a safety warning on Actos bladder cancer and following an Actos recall in France.

FDA Actos Bladder Cancer Warning

FDA Actos Bladder Cancer Warnings

The FDA issued two warnings on the risk of bladder cancer from taking Actos, in 2010 and 2011. Federal regulators required that Takeda Pharmaceuticals add a bladder cancer warning label to the drug in 2011. Read detailed information about FDA bladder cancer warnings here.

Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuits

Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuits

Persons and the family members of persons who have suffered from bladder cancer after being exposed to pioglitazone, the active ingredient in Actos, may still qualify to file an Actos bladder cancer lawsuit. Contact these attorneys to learn about contingency representation – you'll never pay a legal fee unless they win on your behalf.

Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit FAQ

Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit FAQs

This page contains answers to questions commonly asked regarding an Actos bladder cancer lawsuit, such as, Who can file an Actos bladder cancer lawsuit? and What how much does it cost to file an Actos cancer lawsuit?

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