Medically prescribed for - Actos is prescribed for the treatment of Type-2 diabetes by reducing the body's resistance to insulin.
Adverse reactions experienced - Some side effects that patients taking Actos have experienced include fatigue, sore throat, nausea, swelling of the hands and feet, thirst and abdominal pains. More serious side effects include liver damage and heart failure.
Status of drug - The Federal Drug Administration has recognized the link between these adverse reactions and the drug and has recommended that users of Actos follow a strict enzyme schedule.
See your doctor if you have experienced serious health problems after taking Actos. You may also wish to contact an experienced products liability attorney who can help you protect your legal rights and get compensation for your injuries.
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Last Modified: 07-24-2012 04:33 PM PDT