Lawsuits against Actos, a type 2 diabetes medication, claim that the use of this drug for over a year has caused bladder cancer. Officials close to this case have stated that the number of lawsuits in this case are expected to reach in the thousands and the lawsuits have now been centralized in the Western District Louisiana for pretrial proceedings.
Actos is made by Takeda Pharmaceuticals and had sales of over $2 billion in 2010. After these claims began,the sales began to decrease and the product was even take off the shelves in parts of Europe. Symptoms of bladder cancer can include painful urination and blood in the urine.
If you or a loved one has taken Actos and was not warned of serious side effects, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your suffering. Contact the Actos bladder cancer lawsuit lawyers today by calling 800-641-9810 today.