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New Takeda Diabetes Drug Development Terminated

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Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, the manufacturer of the controversial diabetes drug Actos that has been tied to an increased risk of bladder cancer, has abandoned its development on another type 2 diabetes medication due to its potential to cause liver damage. Takeda voluntarily stopped working on... Read More

Propecia Peyronie’s Disease Lawsuit Filed

A Propecia Peyronie’s disease lawsuit has been filed against Merck & Co, Inc. by a Madison County, AL husband and wife.  The plaintiffs claim that Merck either knew, or should have known, that hair loss drug Propecia can cause serious side effects when used as... Read More

New Hampshire Couple Files Federal Actos Lawsuit

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William and May Youngclaus of New Hampshire are the plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit claiming Mr. Youngclaus’ bladder cancer was an Actos side effect. The case is part of the multidistrict litigation in the Western District of Louisiana against the makers of Actos, Takeda Pharmaceuticals... Read More