Actos side effects - from FDA reports


Summary

In this review, we analyze Actos side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Actos. The review is based on 43,194 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Actos

Actos has active ingredients of pioglitazone hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Actos 43,794 users)

On Sep, 22, 2017

43,194 people who take Actos are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Actos side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • weight increased
  • bladder cancer
  • hypoglycaemia
  • myocardial infarction
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • nausea
  • white blood cell count increased
  • vision blurred
  • vomiting
  • pleural effusion
1 - 6 months:
  • bladder cancer
  • weight increased
  • death
  • pleural effusion
  • oedema peripheral
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • bladder transitional cell carcinoma
  • arthralgia
  • pulmonary oedema
6 - 12 months:
  • bladder cancer
  • weight increased
  • death
  • bladder transitional cell carcinoma
  • liver injury
  • myocardial infarction
  • oedema peripheral
  • weight decreased
  • prostate cancer
  • cardiac failure congestive
1 - 2 years:
  • bladder cancer
  • death
  • weight increased
  • bladder transitional cell carcinoma
  • myocardial infarction
  • bladder cancer recurrent
  • weight decreased
  • oedema peripheral
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • pleural effusion
2 - 5 years:
  • bladder cancer
  • death
  • bladder transitional cell carcinoma
  • weight increased
  • bladder cancer recurrent
  • myocardial infarction
  • haematuria
  • urinary tract infection
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • renal cancer
5 - 10 years:
  • bladder cancer
  • death
  • bladder transitional cell carcinoma
  • bladder cancer recurrent
  • metastatic carcinoma of the bladder
  • myocardial infarction
  • haematuria
  • weight increased
  • urinary tract infection
  • ureteric cancer
10+ years:
  • bladder cancer
  • death
  • bladder transitional cell carcinoma
  • bladder cancer recurrent
  • metastatic carcinoma of the bladder
  • renal cancer
  • prostate cancer
  • renal disorder
  • renal impairment
  • haematuria
not specified:
  • bladder cancer
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • blood glucose increased
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • myocardial infarction
  • death
  • drug ineffective
  • cardiac failure congestive

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • bladder cancer
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • blood glucose increased
  • oedema peripheral
  • myocardial infarction
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • tremor
male:
  • bladder cancer
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • blood glucose increased
  • myocardial infarction
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • pancreatitis

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • thrombocytopenia neonatal
  • anotia
  • facial palsy
  • hypoglycaemia neonatal
  • tremor
  • abscess of external auditory meatus
  • agranulocytosis
  • cerebral infarction
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • dizziness
2-9:
  • accidental exposure
  • premature baby
  • bladder cancer
  • accidental drug intake by child
  • ascites
  • calculus bladder
  • dysphagia
  • hypoglycaemia
  • infusion related reaction
  • injury
10-19:
  • bladder cancer
  • gallbladder disorder
  • hyperinsulinaemia
  • vomiting
  • acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • autoimmune hepatitis
  • hirsutism
  • injury
  • liver function tests nos abnormal
  • muscle spasms
20-29:
  • vomiting
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • myocardial infarction
  • weight increased
  • weight decreased
  • bladder cancer
  • infarction
  • pain in extremity
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • angioneurotic oedema
30-39:
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • blood glucose increased
  • uveitis
  • vision blurred
  • angina pectoris
  • liver function tests nos abnormal
  • pancreatitis
40-49:
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • blood glucose increased
  • myocardial infarction
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • vision blurred
  • oedema peripheral
  • pancreatitis
50-59:
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • vomiting
  • blood glucose increased
  • nausea
  • bladder cancer
  • myocardial infarction
  • drug ineffective
  • pancreatitis
  • oedema peripheral
60+:
  • weight decreased
  • weight increased
  • bladder cancer
  • blood glucose increased
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • myocardial infarction
  • oedema peripheral
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • tremor

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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