Each year 2.3 million people file a prescription for Actos in the U.S. This particular drug is a popular way to treat type-2 diabetes. Actos can be purchased in multiple doses: 15, 30 and 45 tablets. But did you know Actos has several negative side effects that can be seriously damaging to your body and health? Some of those side effects include: flu-like symptoms, muscle pain, painful urination, chest pain, nausea, vomiting and more. The most dangerous and serious side effects of the drug have been reported in these forms: heart problems and bladder cancer. The FDA has stated that use of Actos for more than one year has been associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer. While this drug is sold under the name “Actos,” it also comes in a generic version called “pioglitazone,” which is available outside of the U.S. If you’ve experienced negative side effects of this drug or are experiencing complications right now, then you need to speak with a lawyer regarding how you can file a claim for compensation. Lawyers Johnson and Biscone in Oklahoma City specialize in pharmaceutical drug lawsuits. You can consult with our lawyers for free, so you can receive specific information regarding your case and how you should proceed.