Actos Bladder Cancer

Diabetes patients who have taken Actos may face an increased risk of developing bladder cancer. Our firm is actively accepting Actos bladder cancer cases nationwide. If you are a non-smoker, or light tobacco user who has contracted bladder cancer during or after taking Actos, an attorney at Watts Guerra LLP is prepared to help.

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Our dangerous drug lawyers have handled pharmaceutical cases nationwide for over 20 years, resulting in extremely successful outcomes. We are now actively pursuing claims across the country for Actos users who have been diagnosed with bladder cancer. Actos lawsuits are already being filed; you should contact us today.

Manufacturer’s Liability in Actos Bladder Cancer Cases

Actos (Pioglitazone) is manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals for treatment of Type II Diabetes, and has been on the market since 1999. We believe that Takeda's failure to adequately warn consumers of the increased risk of bladder cancer, and failure to warn about other potential medical problems, makes them potentially liable for your injuries and damages.

Some medical experts believe that Actos is dangerous enough that the FDA should issue a full recall of the medication, or that new and updated warnings should be included. Both France and Germany have already pulled the drug from their markets.

The largest concentration of Actos users to develop bladder cancer had been taking the medication between 2-5 years, but the next largest group had only been taking it for 1-6 months. No matter how short of a time you have been taking the drug, if you have Actos side effects, you should go see your doctor immediately.

Possible Actos Side Effects Can Include:

  • Blood in urine
  • Pain during urination
  • Frequent urination
  • Feeling of a need to urinate without results
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Heart Attack
  • Death

If you or a loved one developed Actos bladder cancer, act now to protect your legal right to compensation. Submit your information using the short form provided and an Actos attorney at Watts Guerra LLP will evaluate your case for free.

Disclaimer: The images on this page of the Actos packaging, product, and/or logo are for informational purposes; this website is neither affiliated with nor sponsored, endorsed, or approved by Takeda Pharmaceuticals.

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Mikal C. Watts

Mikal C. Watts Mikal C. Watts is one of the most successful pharmaceutical lawyers in the country. He has handled many mass torts, including Ortho-Evra, Vioxx, Fen Phen, Rezulin, Zyprexa, and Sulzer hip implants. Mr. Watts leads a team of successful trial lawyers who handle pharmaceutical product liability cases across the country.

Ryan L. Thompson

Ryan L. Thompson Ryan L. Thompson leads the firm's pharmaceutical and medical device litigation department. He serves as the firm's lead counsel for Actos, NuvaRing, DePuy Hips, Transvaginal Mesh, and other torts. Additionally, Ryan was appointed to serve as Co-Lead counsel nationally in the Incretin-Based Therapies MDL by US District Judge Anthony Battaglia for plaintiff's claiming injuries related to Byetta, Januvia, Janumet, and Victoza.
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