France Suspended Prescribing Actos
The ban on pioglitazone-containing medications was based on a study that showed an increased risk of bladder cancer in patients treated with pioglitazone for longer than a year. A pan-European review of pioglitazone safety began in March 2011.
In the United States, Takeda is funding a 10-year epidemiological study that began in 2002.
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