Actos, a drug used to treat diabetes, has been linked to the increased risk of bladder cancer in patients prescribed the medication. Also known as pioglitazone, Actos may cause or increase the severity of congestive heart failure.
Did you or a loved one take Actos and suffer either of these negative consequences?
Stephens, Anderson & Cummings Actos® personal injury attorneys can help you file a lawsuit and recover damages for what was taken away from your health.
Reach out to SAC today for a free evaluation of your claim. There is no obligation to proceed and we never accept any fees unless we win your case.
Actos, Bladder Cancer and Congestive Heart Failure
The diabetes drug Actos has been linked to a serious spike in the likelihood a patient will develop bladder cancer. One of the most recent studies was conducted in 2012 and it showed an 83% increased risk in developing bladder cancer among a group of 115,727 patients.
Congestive heart failure is another concern among Actos users, which can happen when the heart is unable to pump enough blood to the other parts of the body. Actos official website list the following issues as symptoms of this problem:
- Rapid weight gain
- Fluid retention (swelling)
- Shortness of breath
- Unusual fatigue
You deserve attorneys that know the laws surrounding dangerous drug litigation. Stephens, Anderson & Cummings has the compassion and strength to handle your Actos case. We want to get you results, because when a drug that is meant to help you hurts you instead, the responsible party needs to pay.
Other Actos Side Effects
In addition to the risk of congestive heart failure and bladder cancer, Actos carries side effects that can be painful and unpleasant. Some of Actos milder side effects include:
- Back or abdominal pain
- Muscle pain
- Painful urination
- Pain in the arms or legs
- Sore throat
- Vision loss
Victims of Actos side effects should not have to suffer from the manufacturers negligence without justice being served. SAC is prepared to listen to the details of your Actos claim today for free. The legal advice we provide can help you and your family decide what next step is best for you.
Contact SACs Actos Lawyers Today
Serious medical injuries require responsive legal professionals. You are the most important person in your case. At SAC, we work hard to protect your best interests. If you or someone you care about was hurt by Actos side effects, contact our firm today.
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