There will always be inherent risks associated with the use of prescription drugs. In taking any medication, you may or may not experience any side effects. Your body may be able to tolerate the use of certain medications without any adverse side effects. However, not everyone is this fortunate. Do you think you are suffering with pioglitazone side effects?
Pioglitazone hydrochloride, which is most commonly known as Actos, has a number of side effects associated with it. In most cases, these side effects may only minor treatment; or no treatment at all. However, according to recent studies, it has been found that as much as 40% of those prescribe Actos for a period of more than 12 months has developed tumors in their bladder.
Take the time to talk to your doctor if you are worried about the use of this or any similar drug. They will be able to better explain all of the known side effects associated with the use of pioglitazone containing prescription drugs. There have also been a number of reports released in recent years by independent organizations regarding the links between the use of Actos and the development of tumors in the bladder.
Not everyone who has been prescribed Actos has developed bladder cancer. If you believe that you are at risk of developing cancer, or if you have noticed any of the symptoms associated with the development of tumors in the bladder, then it is important that you speak to a medical professional immediately. The sooner it is detected, the better chances you have of beating the cancer. Proper screening is the best way to detect cancer early.