Actos Bladder Cancer Link Has More Patients Seeking Legal Help
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued the first warnings about possible Actos side effects in September 2010 after a ten-year research study indicated the potential for an increased risk of bladder cancer among users of the drug. In June of 2011, health officials in France and Germany halted the sale of Actos based on information which also suggested a higher likelihood of bladder cancer among Actos users.
While the FDA has yet to pull Actos off the market in the U.S., new warnings for the drug were issued following the European recall in June. In an official statement, the FDA warned that Actos users who remained on the drug for more than a year may have a greater chance of developing bladder cancer. The warning also urged Actos users to consult their doctor if they began experiencing unusual symptoms, such as blood in the urine, painful urination or severe lower back pain.
Following these announcements, a number of Actos side effects lawsuits began making their way into federal court. In response to the growing number of Actos complaints, Nadrich & Cohen opted to create the www.SideEffectActos.com website to provide concerned Actos users with the latest information, news and updates surrounding the bladder cancer allegations. Visitors to the site may also complete an online form to submit their information to one of the firm’s Actos side effects injury experts.
In December, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation will hear arguments as to whether the approximately 1,000 or so Actos lawsuits that have already been filed should be consolidated into a multidistrict litigation for pretrial proceedings. Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the Japanese maker of Actos, has yet to comment on the lawsuits or the allegations they contain.
If you or someone you love has developed bladder cancer symptoms after taking Actos, the law firm of Nadrich & Cohen, LLP urges you to contact their Injury Hotline immediately at 1-800-722-0765. Depending on the laws in your state, you may have a very specific time frame in which to file an Actos injury lawsuit to seek compensation for your injuries. The Actos legal team at Nadrich & Cohen is currently investigating claims from patients in all 50 states and they are eager to assist you in protecting your rights. Visit www.SideEffectActos.com to get more information about Actos and the symptoms of bladder cancer or to schedule your free initial case evaluation today.
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Nadrich & Cohen, LLP is a prominent national law firm specializing in handling personal injury claims. We are currently assisting clients in all 50 states with claims arising from Actos side effects, Transvaginal mesh injuries, Yaz side effects, car accidents, motorcycle accidents, DePuy hip implants and birth defects caused by Zoloft, Paxil and similar drugs.
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