Weitz & Luxenberg is no longer accepting Denture Cream cases
Denture cream containing zinc may have caused your nerve damage.
Our lawyers are currently meeting with families affected by zinc poisoning from denture cream products such as Fixodent and PoliGrip.
Hundreds of people are suing consumer products giants Procter & Gamble Co., which makes Fixodent, and GlaxoSmithKline, maker of PoliGrip, the Associated Press reported in an article on September 18, 2009.
According the report, the lawsuits claim the denture cream products are defective, that the companies failed to adequately warn people about the potential dangers and that no corrective steps were taken.
On June 4, 2008, the medical journal Neurology published a study about a possible link between denture cream zinc and nerve damage.
The study was conducted by doctors at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
The research involved four patients who all used large amounts of denture cream and developed nerve-related disorders.
Additionally, the National Institutes of Health has warned consumers that too much zinc can purge the body of copper, and a copper deficiency can cause nerve damage. Nerve damage may cause symptoms such as:
If you have developed nerve damage after the use of denture cream products such as Fixodent and PoliGrip, please complete the form below for a free review of your possible case. A lawyer from the drug and medical device unit of our firm will review your claim as soon as possible.
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