possible link between Actos (pioglitazone) and bladder cancer

Please see updated FDA information concerning the risk of bladder cancer with Actos

First Avandia and heart attacks, now FDA is looking into a possible link between Actos (pioglitazone) and bladder cancer.

This is not entirely new. Early analysis of a new study MIGHT reinforce weak findings from older studies. Don't jump to conclusions...none of the studies actually show that Actos increases the risk of bladder cancer.

Take this as just one more reason to think twice before recommending EITHER Actos or Avandia as first choice drugs.

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