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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Actos oral.

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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
2/5/2014 12:31:25 PM

Reviewer: missupapasmurf, Female (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Lost my dad to pancreatic and liver cancer April 29, 2013. DONT use this drug!

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
1/24/2014 3:27:09 PM

Reviewer: missingdad, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
my dad died of liver cancer, no cancer on his side of family. it was due to this deadly drug

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
1/12/2014 6:33:42 PM

Reviewer: nana54sandys, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on actos for about 6 months and experienced unexplained fatigue, weight gain, fluid retention, shortness of breath and (the last straw that broke the camel's back) Congestive Heart Failure-CHF in Dec '13. Then when I reported the CHF to my Endocrinologist on Jan 9 she said it was the actos and immediately took me off (the actos). I'm humbly advising all and sundry to stay away f ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
11/25/2013 3:28:13 AM

Reviewer: serious business, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on 45mg of Actos a day for some time now, from the beginning I was so tired I slept 18 ours a day. I had no energy. I felt my life was over. Then I got the swelling. My face, feet, ankles but especially my thighs swelled to the point my wife said I looked like I had elephantitis. I gained over 100 lbs, 40 lbs in 6 months. This is a very bad drug. It already has a black lable but needs ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
11/11/2013 7:17:54 PM

Reviewer: QUEENIE, 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I USE TO TAKE METFORMIN AND IS NOT WORKING

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