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Actos Lawsuits

The drug Actos (Pioglitazone) is prescribed to people with type 2 diabetes.  Its used to control blood sugar levels in conjunction with exercise and diet.  It increases how insulin is used by the body.  The drug is normally taken once daily.  It does not cure the type 2 diabetes.

It has been discovered that there are indications that the drug has serious side effects.  These include heart related issues such as congestive heart disease and bladder cancer.

The list of side effects includes bladder cancer, bone damage, liver damage, kidney damage, heart failure, heart attacks and other heart disease.

If you have been taking Actos and have developed symptoms of these diseases such as unexpected weight gain, shortness of breath, a slow heart rate or bladder problems then contact your doctor immediately.  You may also wish to seek legal help

 

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