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2014-04-16 23:10:18

The Japanese drug maker that was recently ordered to pay $6 billion to a man who claimed that his bladder cancer diagnosis was caused by Actos, makes several other drugs with the same active ingredient. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The diabetes drug Actos has made news headlines this week after a jury decided that its manufacturer, Takeda, was responsible for causing bladder cancer in this case. But Actos is just one of several pioglitazone-containing drugs produced by Takeda and all of them...

2014-04-15 23:15:47

Takeda pharmaceutical company and marketing partner Eli Lilly have now been ordered by a Federal Court to pay for a Plaintiff's cancer injuries in connection with the drug Actos. A jury rewarded large punitive damages after they were instructed that they could infer that destroyed information implicated the drug Actos with Cancer. Commack, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Since entering the market in 1999, Actos has been Takeda’s most explosive selling drug, hitting global sales of over...

2014-04-15 23:10:44

A new study published in The Oncologist journal shows that a subset of patients with advanced differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) and multiple comorbidities in which full-dose sorafenib is considered unsafe can initiate treatment with sorafenib at lower starting doses without adversely affecting efficacy or tolerability compared with full-dose sorafenib. A team of researchers led by Ramona Dadu, MD, at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX, performed a retrospective analysis to...

2014-04-15 23:09:00

The cancer information website Cancer Monthly says bladder cancer patients who took Actos should not wait to seek legal advice, despite drug maker’s plans to appeal a federal jury’s ruling. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The makers of the diabetes drug Actos say they will appeal last week’s award of $9 billion in punitive damages to a man who claims that Actos caused his bladder cancer, (1) (Terrence Allen, et al. v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., et al, No....

2014-04-15 12:29:59

PITTSBURGH, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that it has launched Eszopiclone Tablets 1 mg, 2 mg and 3 mg, the generic version of Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s Lunesta(®). Mylan received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for this product, which is indicated for the treatment of insomnia. Eszopiclone Tablets 1 mg, 2 mg, 3 mg had U.S. sales of approximately $851.8...

2014-04-14 23:08:01

A recent published review of the link between Actos and bladder cancer suggests that a federal jury’s judgment against the drug’s manufacturer is justified. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Earlier this week, a jury awarded $9 billion in punitive damages to a man who says he got bladder cancer from taking the diabetes drug Actos. (Terrence Allen, et al. v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., et al, No. 6:12-cv-00064) According to cancer information site Cancer Monthly,...

2014-04-13 23:01:22

Days after a federal jury announced a $9 billion dollar judgment against the drug’s manufacturers, Cancer Monthly is encouraging bladder cancer patients to know their rights. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 The Japanese manufacturer of the diabetes drug Actos and its partner firm, Eli Lilly & Co., have been ordered to pay $9 billion to Terrence Allen, who was diagnosed with bladder cancer after taking Actos. (Terrence Allen, et al. v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.,...

2014-04-12 23:01:34

A Louisiana jury’s decision to award $9 billion in damages to a man who says his bladder cancer was caused by the drug Actos could pave a new legal path for other bladder cancer patients. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Bladder cancer patients who took the drug Actos to control diabetes may now be able to establish a legal nexus or connection between the drug and the disease, thanks to a high-profile legal decision made this week.* If you are a bladder cancer patient who took Actos,...

2014-04-12 23:01:18

The Firm is evaluating Actos lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly developed bladder cancer due to long-term use of Actos. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Actos lawsuits (http://www.theactoslawsuitcenter.com/) alleging that long-term use of the Type 2 diabetes drug caused patients to develop bladder cancer continue to move forward in federal and state courts throughout the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court documents, the Nevada Circuit Court...

2014-04-11 23:01:36

The Firm is evaluating Pradaxa lawsuits on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered dangerous episodes of internal bleeding due to Pradaxa. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 As thousands of Pradaxa lawsuits (http://www.pradaxalawsuithelp.com/) continue to move forward in federal court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for the blood thinner. According to an April 7th announcement from Boehringer...