Gilman Law LLP A Leading National Law Firm is pleased to announce that it now accept claims for Actos lawsuit

Bonita Springs, FL (PRWEB) 4 October 2011 Gilman Law LLP, a leading national law firm, announces that it is now accepting claims for bladder cancer p...


Bonita Springs, FL (PRWEB) 4 October 2011

Gilman Law LLP, a leading national law firm, announces that it is now accepting claims for bladder cancer patients who have taken the defective diabetes drug Actos. Manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Actos used a popular drug in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. FDA drug safety announcements linked Actos to an increased incidence of bladder cancer, increased risk of heart attack, cardiovascular disease and heart failure. fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm259150.htm

pioglitazone hydrochloride sold under the brand name Actos, is an antidiabetic agent (thiazolidinedione-type, also glitazones) along with a proper diet and exercise program used to control high blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes ( -insulin-dependent diabetes). It is an oral-prescription drugs in the same class as Avandia. Sales of Actos increased greatly, because it was believed to be a safer alternative after Avandia was found to be linked to heart attacks and strokes.

In an update to an ongoing safety review of Actos and other drugs with pioglitazone hydrochloride, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved black box labels on Actos that warn against bladder cancer side effects. The labels recommend that any signs or symptoms that appear when taking Actos, such as blood in urine or painful urination bonded should be reported immediately to a doctor because it may show signs of bladder cancer. The FDA requires that medical problems FDAs MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program report, so that they can track problems with Actos.

In June 2011, suspended medical regulators in France and Germany use of Actos after a study that included a 22 percent higher risk of bladder cancer among Actos where as for those who showed other types of diabetes drugs. Both the FDA and the French studies have shown that the greatest risk of bladder cancer occurred with long-term exposure to Actos. Usually in those taking the drug for about a period of two years or a cumulative dose of more than 28,000 mg

Gilman Law LLP is also investigating other drugs. Antidepressants: SSRIs: Effexor, Lexapro, Paxil, Prozac, Wellbutrin, Zoloft and Zyban, Bisphosphonates: Actonel, Aredia, Bonefos, Boniva, Fosamax, Didronel, Reclast, Zometa or Skelid, Finastrides: Propecia, Proscar, Plavix and Zocor.

For over 30 years, the defective drug lawyers Gilman Law LLP have represented people who have been damaged by drugs in individual and class action lawsuits in the United States violated. Our company has a proven track record against the big pharmaceutical companies, and we’ll get to avoid having to pay compensation, the. You deserve for injuries caused by dangerous and defective drugs they manufactured and marketed The defective drug lawyers have specialized experience and knowledge in medicine and product liability law, in addition to the extensive knowledge of the processes that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Every year thousands of Americans of side effects and adverse effects die from drugs, many of which could have been avoided caused. Thousands more are injured and sometimes die from reactions and side effects associated with over-the-counter medications. If you experienced complications personally or indirectly, by prescription medications for any of the following diseases or conditions, you may file a claim.

Gilman Law LLP has over 30 years of experience in complex litigation and class actions involving serious personal injury, product defects, consumer protection, antitrust and securities fraud. If you or someone you know has no side effects, such as bladder cancer or heart disease, or you think that you were in any way harmed by taking Actos suffered, you are entitled to recovery. To find out more information about the Actos lawsuit, visit gilmanlawllp.com or call toll free at 888-252-0048.

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