Viagra users A man in Mississippi is now suing the maker of Actos (Pioglitazone), viagra users the Type 2 diabetes drug. Viagra users Allegedly, viagra users he had sustained injuries from taking the drug, viagra users which he began in October 2009, viagra users and was diagnosed with bladder cancer in July 2011.
Viagra users The lawsuit allegedly states that Actos was a defective medication that was the cause for the man’s bladder cancer, viagra users and is now seeking financial compensation for all of the issues caused. Viagra users It also states the defendants had been aware of the known risks of Actos, viagra users yet did not make an effort to warn anyone including the man, viagra users or his doctor about the dangers when using their product. Viagra users Those named as the defendants were Takeda Pharmaceuticals, viagra users America; Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA, viagra users Inc. Viagra users f/k/a Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, viagra users Inc.; Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited; and Eli Lilly and Company.
Viagra users After an ongoing study for 10 years by Kaiser Permanente, viagra users The FDA (U.S. Viagra users Food and Drug Administration) had updated the label on Actos in 2011 to include the warning that when using Actos for over a year, viagra users there was an increased risk of bladder cancer. Viagra users In May 2012, viagra users the British Medical Journal had published a study, viagra users which showed that patients who took Actos for 2 years were more than twice as likely to develop bladder cancer.
Viagra users Currently, viagra users there is a trial going on in Los Angeles over the first of the Actos bladder cancer lawsuits. Viagra users In the Los Angeles case, viagra users the plaintiff was diagnosed with having bladder cancer after taking Actos for 4 years. Viagra users He had been given 2-8 months to live. Viagra users Allegedly, viagra users Actos had caused his condition and although Takeda had been aware of the risks, viagra users but had failed to issue out a warning of just how serious the risks were. Viagra users This case is just 1 of almost 3, viagra users000 Actos lawsuits nationwide to go to trial.
Viagra users Thousands have claimed they now have bladder cancer after taking Actos, viagra users or they had unknowingly been put at a high risk for developing the life-threatening disease all due to Takeda Pharmaceuticals hiding evidence that had revelaed their drug had been linked to such a dangerous side effect. Viagra users Other patients reportedly had developed other issues such as heart problems.