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Diabetes Drug Actos Linked to Pancreatic, Prostate Cancers in New Study

Just a few months after Takeda Pharmaceuticals settled claims for $2.37 million over its diabetes drug Actos allegedly causing bladder cancer, a new study suggests that the medication may also pose an increased risk of pancreatic and prostate cancers. Published in July 2015 in the Journal of American Medical Association, researchers found that after...
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Destroyed Actos Files Mean Fines for Takeda

A jury has ordered Takeda Pharmaceutical Company to pay $155,000 after the company intentionally destroyed documents related to the development and marketing of its Actos diabetes medicine—documents that, a jury concluded, hindered a man from proving his claims that the drug caused his cancer. This isn’t the first time the Japanese drug manufacturer has found...
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