A study published in the August 2008 edition of the journal Neurology is prompting calls for a Fixodent recall. The study, which was conducted by researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, reported on four denture-wearing patients suffering from neuropathy and other neurological side effects. All four patients had abnormally high levels of zinc in their blood, accompanied by abnormally low levels of copper. After ruling out other possible causes, researchers in the study concluded that zinc contained in denture cream may have been causing the patients’ symptoms.
Why a Fixodent Recall is Needed
Because no Fixodent recall has been issued, millions of Americans continue to use denture creams containing zinc. Many of these people are unaware of the link between denture creams and serious complications, such as zinc poisoning and neuropathy, as the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) does not require denture cream manufacturers to warn the public about these potential denture cream side effects. In fact, the Fixodent label does not even identify zinc as an ingredient contained in the adhesive.
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Fixodent Recall Lawyer
The lawyers at our law firm believe that Fixodent is dangerous and should be recalled. Consequently, our Fixodent recall lawyers are currently investigating cases of neuropathy and other serious side effects associated with zinc contained in denture creams.
If you or a loved one uses Fixodent, Poligrip, or another brand of denture adhesive cream and suffers from neuropathy or other neurological symptoms, you should contact one of our Fixodent recall lawyers immediately to discuss your legal rights and options.
Our lawyers operate on a contingency fee basis, which means you pay no fees or charges up front. In fact, you pay nothing unless our attorneys achieve a favorable outcome in your denture cream injury case.
To learn more about your potential Fixodent lawsuit, Poligrip lawsuit, or other denture cream lawsuit, you should contact our lawyers as soon as possible, because there is a time limit, also called a statute of limitations, within which a denture cream lawsuit must be filed.
Contact us today for a free and confidential case evaluation by one of our Fixodent recall lawyers.