Although countless patients have taken ACTOS as a remedy for type 2 diabetes, it is not without serious problems and side effects. Researchers discovered the increased instances of bladder cancer and cardiovascular problems for ACTOS users almost immediately after Takeda Pharmaceuticals presented the drug onto the market. The risks are so magnified that the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) issued a black-box warning, one step from total recall of the product.
At Kaiser Gornick LLP, we have extensive experience obtaining compensation for clients in California and throughout the country who have suffered serious illnesses and lost family members due to ACTOS. Our San Francisco defective pharmaceutical litigation attorneys have faced large pharmaceutical companies, and we can help you obtain the compensation you deserve.
Depending on the degree to which bladder cancer caused by ACTOS has advanced, treatments for bladder cancer can include:
There are multiple cardiovascular problems associated with ACTOS, each with different approaches to treatment and recovery. Some examples of treatment options include:
If you have suffered bladder cancer or cardiovascular problems as a result of ACTOS, you should not have to shoulder the significant financial burden alone. Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the company that manufactures ACTOS, should be held responsible for the damages caused by its product.
You can talk with a lawyer from our firm free of charge, to learn more about the legal options available to you for seeking compensation.