zinc in denture creams has the potential to become of being the worst case of zinc poisoning in US history.
Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 21, 2009
The US Drug Watchdog is intensyfying its national consumer alert to any US consumer who uses Super Poligrip, or Fixodent for their dentures. The group has increased its public statements on these products, out of fear the zinc used in these denture creams, could go hand in hand with possibly severe side effects. According to the group, "Super Poligrip, and Fixodent denture creams contain zinc. Zinc in denture creams has been associated with what could be severe side effects." The group is saying,"we fear there 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 demanding answers from the US Food & Drug Administration for inadequate, or non-existent warnings on denture creams. The US Drug Watchdog is saying," zinc in denture creams has the potential to become of being the worst case of zinc poisoning in US history." 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
Please Share This Press Release With Individuals Who Have Dentures
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
Please Share This Press Release With Every Denture Cream User
The US Drug Watchdog is saying, "our biggest worry is completely innocent consumer have been using these denture cream products for years, without realizing the health effects they have were related to denture cream products, and zinc. Most consumers have not even heard about the potential for zinc poisoning, or the possible severe medical side effects with Super Poligrip, or Fixodent." 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
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