home
RSS
September 17th, 2010
05:00 PM ET

FDA reviews diabetes drug Actos

Another diabetes drug is under the Food and Drug Administration's microscope amid safety concerns. On Friday, the agency announced preliminary five-year data shows Actos can increase the risk of bladder cancer in patients using the drug long-term.

Pioglitazone, marketed as Actos, is one of two drugs used to control blood sugar in diabetics.  The data are from a 10-year study by the manufacturer Takeda Pharmaceuticals of San Diego.  The early results did not show an overall link between use and the risk of bladder cancer, but taking the drug for a long time or in high doses may increase the risk, according to the study.

In July a FDA advisory committee looked at whether to pull GlaxoSmithKline's diabetes drug  Avandia off the market because of concerns it increased the risk of heart attack and stroke. 

The committee was split on whether to pull the drug– 12 of the 33 members voted to withdraw Avandia from the market, while 20 voted to allow it to remain with enhanced restrictions and rigorous black box warning labels.  The agency says it  has no data linking Avandia to bladder cancer.  Actos and Avandia are in the same class of drugs.

A FDA statement said the review is ongoing, and that it "has not concluded that Actos increases the risk of bladder cancer."   Patients with any concerns about Actos should not stop taking the drug but talk to their doctor, the FDA advised.


soundoff (551 Responses)
  1. orange county tire

    I really like looking through a post that can make people think. Also, many thanks for permitting me to comment!

    https://redirect.camfrog.com/redirect/?url=https://carsonrvexperience.com

    May 15, 2021 at 10:25 | Report abuse | Reply
  2. rvupgrades reviews

    It’s hard to come by educated people in this particular subject, but you sound like you know what you’re talking about! Thanks

    https://www.pet-fufu.com/cgi-bin/pet/rank.cgi?mode=link&id=6054&url=https://ocrv.pro/

    May 15, 2021 at 13:02 | Report abuse | Reply
  3. homes for sale near me now

    Having read this I thought it was extremely informative. I appreciate you finding the time and energy to put this content together. I once again find myself personally spending a lot of time both reading and leaving comments. But so what, it was still worthwhile!

    http://fis.com/fis/shared/redirect.asp?banner=6158&url=https://meganleary.com

    May 15, 2021 at 16:35 | Report abuse | Reply
  4. rv windshield replacement near me

    http://www.fudou-san.com/link/rank.cgi?mode=link&id=2898&url=https://www.fleetservicesorangecounty.com/

    May 15, 2021 at 19:26 | Report abuse | Reply
  5. Digital Marketing Near Me

    http://www.frodida.org/BannerClick.php?BannerID=29&LocationURL=http://affordableranking.com

    May 15, 2021 at 23:10 | Report abuse | Reply
  6. Internet Marketing Firm Near Me

    After checking out a number of the blog articles on your website, I honestly appreciate your way of blogging. I book marked it to my bookmark webpage list and will be checking back in the near future. Please visit my website as well and tell me what you think.

    https://delawarecpf.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=http://affordableranking.com

    May 16, 2021 at 00:46 | Report abuse | Reply
  7. Internet Marketing Store

    An outstanding share! I've just forwarded this onto a co-worker who has been conducting a little homework on this. And he actually ordered me lunch due to the fact that I discovered it for him... lol. So allow me to reword this.... Thanks for the meal!! But yeah, thanks for spending some time to discuss this subject here on your blog.

    https://bastiondesign.ru/link.php?https://affordableranking.com/

    May 16, 2021 at 02:22 | Report abuse | Reply
  8. Local Marketing Firms

    http://www.supergen.info/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=affordableranking.com

    May 16, 2021 at 03:51 | Report abuse | Reply
  9. Digital Marketing Consultants

    Very good info. Lucky me I found your site by accident (stumbleupon). I have saved as a favorite for later!

    https://sc.hkex.com.hk/gb/www.meticulousjessmarketing.com/

    May 16, 2021 at 09:25 | Report abuse | Reply
  10. paint shops around me

    bookmarked!!, I really like your site!

    https://nowlifestyle.com/redir.php?k=9a4e080456dabe5eebc8863cde7b1b48&url=https://article.rabia.co.in/107215/how-to-carry-out-study-as-well-locate-the-greatest-rv-refrigerator-repair-near-me/

    May 16, 2021 at 09:59 | Report abuse | Reply
  11. combigan

    combigan coupon generic brimonidine

    May 16, 2021 at 11:25 | Report abuse | Reply
  12. 2006 Sprinter Tank Fuel Pump Repair

    Good info. Lucky me I ran across your site by accident (stumbleupon). I have bookmarked it for later!

    http://t158.adsage.com/trc/track/x.gif?acc=1199&iid=p.110386427000355007.k.p&lpg=https://fleetautorepairshop.com/specials/

    May 16, 2021 at 13:28 | Report abuse | Reply
  13. Sprinter Repair Shops Near Me

    http://cdn.embedded.com/common/jumplink.php?target=http://fleetautorepairshop.com/van-mechanic-shop-near-me/

    May 16, 2021 at 15:48 | Report abuse | Reply
  14. 2006 Mercedes Sprinter 2500 Turbo Actuator Repair

    https://service.thecloud.net/service-platform/redirect/?url=https://fleetservicerepairshop.com/transport-truck-repair-shop-near-me/

    May 16, 2021 at 17:28 | Report abuse | Reply
  15. Repair 2005 Sprinter Ecm

    Very good post! We are linking to this particularly great post on our site. Keep up the great writing.

    http://serbiancafe.com/lat/diskusije/new/redirect.php?url=https://boxtruckrepairshop.com/van-restoration-shop-near-me

    May 16, 2021 at 18:58 | Report abuse | Reply
  16. Start Error Mercedes Sprinter Repair

    Hi, I do believe this is an excellent site. I stumbledupon it 😉 I will return once again since I book marked it. Money and freedom is the best way to change, may you be rich and continue to guide others.

    http://rucsh.org/home/link.php?url=https://boxtruckrepairshop.com/rv-windshield-replacement-shop-near-me

    May 16, 2021 at 23:06 | Report abuse | Reply
  17. Sprinter Repair Shop Near Me

    This site was... how do you say it? Relevant!! Finally I have found something which helped me. Kudos!

    http://egov2.miamigov.com/Office_of_Auditor_General/admin/Portal/LinkClick.aspx?tabid=1&table=Announcements&field=ItemID&id=98&link=http://fleetservicesorangecounty.com/van-repair-shop-near-me/

    May 17, 2021 at 02:32 | Report abuse | Reply
  18. Maserati Gts

    https://escortservice.popularpicks.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=maseratiforum.net

    May 17, 2021 at 03:15 | Report abuse | Reply
  19. Maserati 2017 Models

    After looking at a number of the blog posts on your site, I seriously appreciate your way of writing a blog. I saved as a favorite it to my bookmark website list and will be checking back in the near future. Please check out my web site as well and let me know how you feel.

    https://dialadjustment.biz/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=club-maserati.com

    May 17, 2021 at 03:50 | Report abuse | Reply
  20. Van Door Repair

    Oh my goodness! Awesome article dude! Many thanks, However I am going through troubles with your RSS. I don’t know why I cannot join it. Is there anybody else having identical RSS issues? Anyone who knows the answer will you kindly respond? Thanks!!

    http://e-search.ohimesamaclub.com/y/rank.cgi?mode=link&id=13&url=http://sprintervanrepairshop.com/delivery-van-repair-shop-near-me

    May 17, 2021 at 04:56 | Report abuse | Reply
  21. Newport Beach Maserati

    http://bigtables.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=club-maserati.com

    May 17, 2021 at 04:59 | Report abuse | Reply
  22. Maserati Ghibli Sq4 For Sale

    http://www.brb.ru/link.php?http://www.maseratis.net

    May 17, 2021 at 05:09 | Report abuse | Reply
  23. Maserati Lease Near Me

    https://www.stevelukather.com/news-articles/2016/04/steve-porcaro-to-release-first-ever-solo-album.aspx?ref=http://www.maseratiforum.net

    May 17, 2021 at 06:05 | Report abuse | Reply
  24. Maserati Of The Main Line

    https://asuamaytinh.com/sua-may-tinh.php?u=http://maseratis.net

    May 17, 2021 at 11:28 | Report abuse | Reply
  25. Repair 2006 Dodge Sprinter

    Good day! I just would like to offer you a big thumbs up for your great information you have right here on this post. I'll be returning to your website for more soon.

    https://dmca.com/Protection/Status.aspx?ID=edc817fd-d796-4c84-abb8-d1cb5b2e3719&refurl=http://www.fleetservicesocrv.com/luxury-van-repair-shop-near-me/

    May 17, 2021 at 12:54 | Report abuse | Reply
  26. RV Leak Orange County

    You are so cool! I do not think I've truly read through anything like that before. So wonderful to find another person with a few unique thoughts on this subject. Really.. thanks for starting this up. This site is one thing that is required on the web, someone with a little originality!

    https://wbmonitor.bibb.de/dereferer.php?link=https://liquidenergy.jp/link/あたごピアノ教室/

    May 17, 2021 at 13:40 | Report abuse | Reply
  27. RV Couches Near Me

    Good post. I learn something new and challenging on blogs I stumbleupon everyday. It will always be interesting to read through content from other authors and use something from other web sites.

    http://www.ttf.sdsu.edu/?URL=cobler.us/board/board_topic/7966425/5369861.htm?page=3

    May 17, 2021 at 15:56 | Report abuse | Reply
  28. Maserati Quattroporte Lease

    Pretty! This has been an extremely wonderful post. Thank you for providing this info.

    http://www.boosterblog.es/votar-12428-11629.html?adresse=maseratiforum.net/

    May 17, 2021 at 15:59 | Report abuse | Reply
  29. 2017 Maserati Quattroporte S Q4 Granlusso

    Good blog you've got here.. It’s difficult to find high-quality writing like yours these days. I really appreciate individuals like you! Take care!!

    https://www.arida.biz/sougo/rank.cgi?mode=link&id=27&url=https://maseratiforum.net

    May 17, 2021 at 16:34 | Report abuse | Reply
  30. RV Entertainment System Near Me

    This is a really good tip particularly to those fresh to the blogosphere. Brief but very accurate info… Thanks for sharing this one. A must read post!

    https://advtest.exibart.com/adv/adv.php?id_banner=7201&link=https://iamkblog.com/usa-nycmarathon2019-day4/

    May 17, 2021 at 17:41 | Report abuse | Reply
  31. Maserati Quattroporte Wiki

    The very next time I read a blog, Hopefully it won't fail me just as much as this one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read through, nonetheless I genuinely believed you'd have something interesting to say. All I hear is a bunch of whining about something you can fix if you weren't too busy looking for attention.

    https://www.sunhun.com/link.php?url=https://www.maseratiforum.net/

    May 17, 2021 at 17:45 | Report abuse | Reply
  32. 2017 Maserati Quattroporte Configurations

    https://www.etypeservices.com/Flash/LinkRedirection.aspx?IssueID=46912&Returnurl=https://maseratiforum.net/

    May 17, 2021 at 17:56 | Report abuse | Reply
  33. horse trailer roof repair

    https://go.isclix.com/deep_link/4694673464837045969?url=https://ocrvcenter.com/

    May 18, 2021 at 03:44 | Report abuse | Reply
  34. school bus repair shops

    This is a topic that is close to my heart... Thank you! Where are your contact details though?

    http://1000love.net/lovelove/link.php?url=https://www.ocrvcenter.com

    May 18, 2021 at 06:03 | Report abuse | Reply
  35. box truck roof repair

    http://jclick.koreadaily.com/JAgent1.dll?3*16*https://ocrvcenter.com

    May 18, 2021 at 06:30 | Report abuse | Reply
  36. 2017 Maserati Levante

    https://www.partner.pccomponentes.com/servlet/effi.redir?id_compteur=13365084&url=https://maseratis.net

    May 18, 2021 at 15:04 | Report abuse | Reply
  37. Best Dental Doctor Near Me

    http://neoromance.info/link/rank.cgi?mode=link&id=26&url=https://www.newportcenterdentalgroup.com

    May 18, 2021 at 18:29 | Report abuse | Reply
  38. 2013 Maserati Price

    Hi! I could have sworn I’ve visited this blog before but after browsing through some of the posts I realized it’s new to me. Anyhow, I’m definitely delighted I found it and I’ll be book-marking it and checking back often!

    https://www.lesfrontaliers.lu/exit/?url=https://maseratiforum.net/

    May 18, 2021 at 20:51 | Report abuse | Reply
  39. otc energy pills

    I was very happy to discover this page. I want to to thank you for your time just for this wonderful read!! I definitely enjoyed every bit of it and i also have you saved as a favorite to look at new information on your web site.

    http://1000love.net/lovelove/link.php?url=https://hootnholler.net

    May 18, 2021 at 23:07 | Report abuse | Reply
  40. Roof Cleaning Near Me

    http://track.twshop4coupon.com/track/clicks/3171/c627c2b89e0522dbfe9cbd2e8d2b8914736245cb75e9f0ab416db1046005?t=https://sanmarinoroof.com

    May 19, 2021 at 03:20 | Report abuse | Reply
  41. caffeine pills vs energy drinks

    Right here is the perfect blog for anyone who wishes to understand this topic. You understand so much its almost tough to argue with you (not that I personally will need to…HaHa). You definitely put a brand new spin on a topic which has been discussed for many years. Great stuff, just excellent!

    http://nudewwedivas.forumcommunity.net/m/ext.php?url=https://hootnholler.net

    May 19, 2021 at 03:28 | Report abuse | Reply
  42. Free Vision Exam Near Me

    http://momoantena.com/redirect?url=https://sunglasseseyedoctorsoptometristphoenixaz.com/

    May 19, 2021 at 05:05 | Report abuse | Reply
  43. Maserati Gt 2017

    https://www.export.org.au/Redirect.aspx?destination=https://maseratiforum.net/

    May 19, 2021 at 06:22 | Report abuse | Reply
  44. Internet Marketing Tustin

    Next time I read a blog, I hope that it won't fail me as much as this particular one. After all, Yes, it was my choice to read through, however I genuinely thought you would probably have something useful to say. All I hear is a bunch of crying about something that you can fix if you were not too busy searching for attention.

    https://www.music-style.info/music-style/rank.cgi?mode=link&id=7897&url=https://meticulousjess.com/

    May 19, 2021 at 07:41 | Report abuse | Reply
  45. Internet Marketing Tustin

    http://www.valdaveto.net/redirect.php?link=https://bulknearme.com/

    May 19, 2021 at 08:00 | Report abuse | Reply
  46. Metal Fabrication Orange County

    http://aurki.com/jarioa/redirect?id_feed=510&url=https://jrkreations.com/

    May 19, 2021 at 11:26 | Report abuse | Reply
  47. RV Technician Riverside

    http://qnrwz.com/__media__/js/netsoltrademark.php?d=krasiwaya.ru/novosti/yeks-voditel-volochkovoy-obvinil-ee-v-s

    May 19, 2021 at 14:17 | Report abuse | Reply
  48. RV Collision Repair California

    https://www.imp.mx/salto.php?va=http://nomountain.nl/nomountain.nl/2016/10/24/doneren-via-alpe-dhuzes/comment-page-108/

    May 19, 2021 at 18:52 | Report abuse | Reply
  49. RV Fabrication California

    https://trucktown.ru/go.php?https://uccadia.com/deces-dj-arafat-rumeurs-sur-les-42-millions-de-etoo-et-sur-la-suppose-resurrection-de-yorobo/

    May 19, 2021 at 21:00 | Report abuse | Reply
  50. Video Marketing Near Me

    https://www.cybersport.ru/redirector/1?url=https://postfallsfitness.com/

    May 19, 2021 at 23:34 | Report abuse | Reply
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

Post a comment


 

CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Service.

Advertisement
About this blog

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the latest stories from CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Senior Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen and the CNN Medical Unit producers. They'll share news and views on health and medical trends - info that will help you take better care of yourself and the people you love.