Hissey Kientz Announces the Launch of Actos Bladder Cancer Legal Website

Austin, TX (PRWEB) 1 September 2011 The law firm Hissey Kientz LLP is announcing the launch of its new website, Actos Bladder Cancer Lawyers Help (ht...

Austin, TX (PRWEB) 1 September 2011

The law firm Hissey Kientz LLP is announcing the launch of its new website, Actos Bladder Cancer Lawyers Help (http://www.actosbladdercancerlawyershelp.com). The website will serve as a news and information source for patients affected by bladder cancer due to the use of Actos.

After a warning by the FDA in June 2011, are patients who take the diabetes drug Actos for more than one year, or treated with the highest dose of the drug are more likely to develop bladder cancer than those taking other diabetes medications. A study analyzed the link between Actos and bladder cancer found that long-term users of the drug 40% more likely to develop the disease.


FDA’s warning about Actos advised doctors not to prescribe the drug for patients who have bladder cancer, and to exercise caution when prescribing Actos use in patients with a history of the disease. The agency also recommended to patients speak with their doctors if they have any symptoms of bladder cancer cancerincluding blood or red color in urine, urination, back pain or pain in the abdomen.


approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 1999, Actos is used for treating type II diabetes, which can help a patient does reduce sensitivity to insulin. Actos was the worlds best-selling diabetes drug after a rival drug Avandia was linked in 2007 to an increased risk of heart attack and other cardiovascular problems.

In response to several studies, Actos and bladder cancer, stopped health officials in France and Germany, sales of the product rose in the respective countries. Despite the FDA’s warning about its association with bladder cancer, the agency still no plans to issue an Actos recall was announced.

The first lawsuit related to Actos bladder cancer was filed in August 2011 on behalf of a woman who was diagnosed with the disease in 2009 after taking Actos for more than 10 years. Lawyers have predicted that thousands of lawsuits may eventually on behalf of patients who were diagnosed with bladder cancer after taking Actos.

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If you or a loved one used on Actos and developed bladder canceror have no symptoms of this disease contact the lawyers at Hissey Kientz, LLP know for a free legal evaluation. You can reach us by phone at our toll free hotline at 1-866-275-4454 or by email at info@hkllp.com.

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Hissey Kientz, LLP (http://www.hkllp.com) persons caused by Actos bladder cancer, as well as victims of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases is concerned, birth defects linked to the antidepressant Paxil, Zoloft, Prozac , Lexapro, Celexa, Effexor, Xanax and Wellbutrin, DePuy ASR and Pinnacle hip replacement devices, birth defects Topamax side effects of Avandia and other defective drugs and medical devices caused. To speak with a lawyer about your case, please visit us online or call toll free at 1-866-275-4454.

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