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Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit in New Jersey

“The risk of bladder cancer increased with increasing dose and duration of pioglitazone use. Compared to never being exposed to pioglitazone, a duration of pioglitazone therapy longer than 12 months was associated with a 40% increase in risk…” From 6/15/11 FDA Drug Safety Communication. Important News Alert On June 10, 2011, the popular Type 2 diabetes drug Actos (pioglitazone) was…
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What Is Actos? (Pioglitazone) Side Effects and Risks

Pioglitazone is used with a diet and exercise program and sometimes with other medications, to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and therefore cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Pioglitazone is in a class of medications called thiazolidinediones. It works by increasing the body’s sensitivity to insulin, a natural…
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