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Actos Attorney - Jeffrey D. DeCarlo Is On Your Side

Actos (pioglitazone hydrochloride) is used to treat type II diabetes, but our Miami dangerous drug law firm knows that the side effects can be catastrophic. Actos has been linked to an increased risk of bladder cancer.  If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with bladder cancer after using Actos, contact Jeffrey D. DeCarlo, P.A. immediately. Attorney DeCarlo handles cases in Miami-Dade County, where he is based, and throughout the state of Florida.

At the Law Office of Jeffrey D. DeCarlo, P.A., we are well aware of the dangers that Actos and other anti-diabetic drugs present. A member of the thiazolidinedione class of drugs, Actos is the second drug within the class to be linked to serious side effects. Avandia use was restricted in the United States after it was linked to an increased risk of heart attack. Other potentially dangerous drugs used to treat type II diabetes include:

Actos and bladder cancer - is an Actos lawsuit necessary?

Patients who used Actos, especially patients who used the drug for over a year, may face an increased risk of bladder cancer. Upon an FDA interim review of the drug's ongoing epidemiology that was conducted by the drug's manufacturer, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the drug maker issued a bladder cancer warning for Actos. France and Germany stopped sales of Actos after a study in France tied the drug to an increased risk of bladder cancer.

Contact a Florida dangerous drug attorney today

It can be hard knowing what to do to protect your rights if you or a loved one suffered side effects after using a dangerous drug. Your condition worsened. You have new medical issues. On top of it, you might be facing medical bills, lost wages from missing work, or even the wrongful death of a loved one. You might feel that the odds are stacked against you. Contact an experienced dangerous drug attorney in Florida today. We can help you fight for the compensation you deserve.

For over 20 years, Jeffrey D. DeCarlo has litigated cases against drug manufacturers and their insurance companies throughout Florida. He has been involved with substantial product liability lawsuits and has successfully fought and won on behalf of the victims of dangerous drugs. Attorney DeCarlo isn't afraid to take on the big pharmaceutical companies. He knows how to find the right evidence and consult with the right medical experts. He works tirelessly to make sure no stone is left unturned. He works with clients one-on-one, on a case-by-case basis to make sure they are taken care of.

Contact the Law Office of Jeffrey D. DeCarlo, P.A., at (305) 572-0065 or contact us online for a free case evaluation. Every consultation we offer is private and personalized.

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