The US Drug Watchdog Expands its National Consumer Alert on the Denture Creams Super Poligrip and Fixodent

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The US Drug Watchdog is dramatically expanding its nationwide denture cream alert for any US consumer using the denture creams Super Poligrip, or Fixodent, because of potential severe side affects, due to possible zinc poisoning. The US Drug Watchdog is saying," exposure to excess zinc can lead to unexplained weakness, numbness, loss of sensation or other nerve symptoms. Super Poligrip, or Fixodent denture cream users who experience these symptoms should call the US Drug Watchdog Immediately at 866-714-6466 .Thirty five million Americans are currently using denture cream products-this is a very big deal." The US Drug Watchdog is advising all US consumers to share this press release with any friend, or family member who uses any type of denture cream. For more information please contact the US Drug Watchdog at 866-714-6466, or contact the group via its web site at Http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

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this is an urgent situation with denture creams that contain zinc. Completely innocent consumers have not even heard about the potential for zinc poisoning, or the possible severe medical side effects with Super Poligrip, or Fixodent, and we think it is critical to get the word out.

The US Drug Watchdog is expanding its urgent national alert to any US consumer who uses Super Poligrip, or Fixodent for their dentures. The expanded national alert relates to zinc used in the denture cream, and possibly severe side effects. According to the group, "Super Poligrip, and Fixodent denture creams contain zinc. Zinc in denture creams could lead to potentially incredibly bad side effects, and we need to get the word out to every denture user in the United States." The group is saying,"there literally could be millions of victims, and denture cream users who have suffered unusual side effects, and they need to take this zinc in denture cream issue very seriously." The US Drug Watchdog is blasting the US Food & Drug Administration for inadequate, or non-existent warnings on denture creams. The US Drug Watchdog is saying," zinc poisoning from denture creams has the potential to become a major US public health disaster." If a US consumer, or a loved one uses Super Poligrip, or Fixodent, has experienced unexplained weakness, numbness, loss of sensation, or other nerve related side effects, they should contact the US Drug Watchdog immediately at 866-714-6466, or contact the group via its web site at Http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

So Why Should Denture Cream Who Use Super Poligrip, Or Fixodent be concerned?

According to the US Drug Watchdog,"most people are not aware that some denture creams contain this potentially-dangerous ingredient-zinc. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not require disclosure of the potential for denture cream zinc poisoning on these products." The group is saying,"severe zinc poisoning can lead to neuropathy, a condition that affects the nerves. Symptoms of neuropathy vary, but may include numbness, or tingling in the feet, legs, hands, and/or arms; a reduction in strength or ability to move legs or feet, or arms and hands; unexplained pain in the extremities; a tendency to stumble or fall down; instability and lack of balance; or a change or decrease in walking stride." For more information please contact the US Drug Watchdog at 866-714-6466, or contact the group via its web site at Http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

So Has A Lawsuit Been Filed Over This Super Poligrip, Or Fixodent Denture Cream Zinc Issue?

Yes, a national caliber consumer law firm named Parker Waichman Alonso LLP has filed a federal lawsuit in the US District Court of the Eastern District of Tennessee related to Super Poligrip (Case#09-cv-22670), and they have filed a federal law suit in the US District Court Eastern District Of New York related to Fixodent (Case1:09-cv-02014-RRM-MDG) . If a victim of zinc poisoning has a question related to possible severe side effects regarding Super Poligrip or Fixodent, they can call Parker Waichman Alsonso anytime at 1-800-529.4639

If A User Of Super Poligrip, Or Fixodent Has Suffered Unexplained Nerve Issues, Numbness Tingling In The Feet, Legs, Or Hands. Or, If A User Has Noticed The Other Symptoms Of Possible Zinc Poisoning, They Should Call Parker Waichman Alonso LLP For A Legal Evaluation. Their Contact Information Is As Follows:

Parker Waichman Alonso
http://www.yourlawyer.com
1-800-529-4636

DO NOT BLOW THIS OFF IF YOU KNOW A DENTURE CREAM USER

The US Drug Watchdog is saying, "this is an urgent situation with denture creams that contain zinc. Completely innocent consumers have not even heard about the potential for zinc poisoning, or the possible severe medical side effects with Super Poligrip, or Fixodent, and we think it is critical to get the word out." The US Drug Watchdog is urging friends, family members, or loved ones of denture cream users to please share this press release with them. The group is saying, "our greatest fear is that denture cream users will never hear about the zinc poisoning issue, they will not put two, and two together, with respect to zinc in Super Poligrip, or Fixodent, and they will never understand why they have unexplained medical issues, or nerve issues. Please help us get the word out." For more information please contact the US Drug Watchdog at 866-714-6466, or contact the group via its web site at Http://USDrugWatchdog.Com

Source: Denture cream: An unusual source of excess zinc, leading to hypocupremia and
neurologic disease

http://www.neurology.org/cgi/content/full/71/9/639
Neurology® is the official journal of the American Acadamy of Neurology

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