Actos maker hid safety info from FDA, whistleblower lawsuit claims

A whistleblower lawsuit alleges that the manufacturer of the diabetes drug Actos misrepresented and hid safety information from the Food and Drug Administration. Helen Ge claims in her Actos lawsuit that Takeda Pharmaceuticals directed its staff to not classify non-hospitalized or non-fatal cases of congestive heart failure in Actos patients as serious.

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1 Response to “Actos maker hid safety info from FDA, whistleblower lawsuit claims”


  1. 1 Daniel Haszard April 16, 2012 at 2:04 pm

    Actos is produced by Takeda Industries and co-marketed by Eli Lilly.
    Eli Lilly Zyprexa can *cause* diabetes.
    I took Zyprexa olanzapine a powerful Lilly schizophrenic drug for 4 years it was prescribed to me off-label for post traumatic stress disorder was ineffective costly and gave me diabetes.

    Eli Lilly’s #1 cash cow Zyprexa drug sale $65 billion dollars so far,has a ten times greater risk of causing type 2 diabetes over the non-user of Zyprexa. So,here we have a conflict of interest that this same company Eli Lilly also is a big profiteer of diabetes treatment.
    (Actos works as an insulin *sensitizer*)
    Sooooo,Eli Lilly pushes a drug (Zyprexa) that can cause diabetes…. then turn around sell you the drugs (Actos) to treat the diabetes that in turn can cause cancer!
    What a terrible conflict of interest!
    — Daniel Haszard
    FMI zyprexa-victims(dot)com


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