diabetic diva 1975
By diabetic diva 1975 Latest Reply 2013-03-20 11:18:27 -0500
Started 2013-03-12 23:33:00 -0500

The dr recommended actos. Has any one tried this drug? If so what are your experiences? I see on tv it's been associated with bladder cancer so I have reservations about taking it!

9 replies

palmtreegirl 2013-03-19 22:13:42 -0500 Report

I was taken off Actos for extreme weight gain and fluid retention. I wouldn't take it now due to the class action lawsuit.

Felix D
Felix D 2013-03-14 03:35:44 -0500 Report

I did at one time. There are class action law suits on ACTOS. I was off and on Metformin also. It does put risks to other Heath problems of Kidney functions. See a Endocronogist. After a primary dr.

diabetic diva 1975
diabetic diva 1975 2013-03-13 01:43:07 -0500 Report

Yeah I'm going to talk to the pharmacist before I fill that prescription. Also referred me to a diabetic clinic.

tojoluvr 2013-03-19 20:36:45 -0500 Report

make sure you go to the cllinic. they are very helpful and explain how many carbs a day you should have and all the other diabetic procedures. Actos didn't do a thing for me. 30 mg day.

manapua72 2013-03-13 01:11:27 -0500 Report

Hey my doctor took me and all his other patients off that med Actos … Yes HIGH side effect is cancer … Do you know that it had been taken off the market in many countries … Ask your doctor about insulin and maybe a pump … Less bad side effects …

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