Category Archives: Denture Cream

Denture Creams Such As Super Poligrip, Fixodent and Others, May Be Associated With Side Effects Such As Paralysis, Numbness, Tingling, Muscle Weakness And Other Neurological Issues.

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Dozens Receive Nonsterile Simulated Saline Solution


The FDA said last week that more than 40 patients had received intravenous simulated saline that was not sterile and was not intended for human use.

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First Bard Avaulta Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Scheduled for February Trial in MDL

The first test trials in the federal C.R. Bard Avaulta transvaginal mesh litigation will most likely start next year, according to a report from Bloomberg News. About 600 lawsuits involving Bard Avaulta transvaginal mesh products are currently pending in the multidistrict litigation underway Charleston, West Virginia. U.S. District Judge Joseph ...

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Stryker Issues Voluntary Recall for Rejuvenate Modular and ABG II Hip Implant Components

Stryker Orthopedics is recalling two metal-on-metal hip implant components, its Rejuvenate Modular and ABG II modular-neck hip stems. According to a notice posted on Stryker’s website, risks associated with the Rejuvenate Modular and ABG II modular-neck hip stems include the potential for fretting and/or corrosion at or about ...

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Cancer Groups Call for E-cigarettes Regulation/Research


The American Society of Clinical Oncology & the American Association for Cancer Research called for government regulation & research of e-cigarettes on health effects.

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Parker Waichman Representing Another Louisiana Plaintiff in Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

A Louisiana man has become the latest to claim that his taking the type 2 diabetes drug Actos resulted in developing bladder cancer. He has filed a lawsuit against the Japanese manufacturer of the drug and the marketer of it in the U.S., claiming they failed to warn about this ...

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Smith & Nephew Recalls Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Component

Medical device maker, Smith & Nephew, just issued a recall for a metal-on-metal hip implant component, a part of one of its all-metal hip replacement systems.

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Sleep Aids Can Increase Alzheimer’s Risk

A new study has found that over-the-counter sleeping aids and anti-allergy medicines can increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Knee Replacement Patients Should Consider Nickel Allergies before Surgery

Individuals considering undergoing knee replacement surgery should ask their doctors to run a test to determine if they have a nickel allergy. Determining if a patient suffers from a nickel allergy will ensure the right knee implant is chosen for their surgery, and possibly save them from considerable pain and ...

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E-cigarettes Could Increase Risk of Lung Infections

E-cigarettes Could Increase Risk of Lung Infections

New research suggests the liquid used in electronic cigarettes could increase the risk of viral lung infections, regardless of whether it contains nicotine.

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West Virginia Man Claims Metal-on-Metal DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement Led to Pain, Elevated Cobalt Levels

A West Virginia man fitted with a metal-on-metal version of DePuy Orthopaedics’ Pinnacle Hip Implant System has filed suit against the company and its parent, Johnson & Johnson, alleging the device caused him to suffer pain and elevated cobalt levels. The Plaintiff is being represented by the national law ...

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Denture Cream Lawsuits Highlight Danger of Excess Zinc

The makers of < "">Super Poligrip and < "">Fixodent denture creams have been named in dozens of lawsuits alleging that excessive exposure to zinc in these product caused plaintiffs to suffer severe neurological injuries. According to a recent Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Denver Woman Blames Poligrip for Illness

Lawsuits against the makers of Poligrip, Fixodent and other zinc containing denture creams continue to be filed in courts across the country. Recently, the Denver Post detailed the experience of one < "">Poligrip user who has filed such a lawsuit. … Continue reading

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Zinc in Fixodent, Super PoliGrip Linked to Nerve Damage By Another Study

< "">Super PoliGrip, < "">Fixodent and other denture creams have been associated with nerve damage and the development of neurological problems, according to a study published earlier this fall in the journal “NeuroToxicology.” The study, conducted by researchers at Vanderbilt … Continue reading

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New Super PoliGrip Insert Says Denture Cream Contains Zinc, Warns of Excessive Use

Packages of < "">Super PoliGrip now include an insert informing users that the popular denture cream contains zinc, and warning that using excessive amounts may cause health problems. Dozens of lawsuits have been filed against the makers of Super PoliGrip … Continue reading

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Denture Creams May Cause Nerve Damage, Neuropathy

Not many Americans have heard of denture cream poisoning. A rare ailment, denture cream zinc poisoning can cause serious and debilitating nerve damage. The disorder is associated with excessive exposure to zinc in products like Poligrip and Fixodent. Denture creams … Continue reading

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25 Denture Cream Lawsuits Pending, More Filings Expected

More than two dozen < "">denture cream lawsuits from 11 states have been consolidated in a Multidistrict Litigation in Federal court in Miami, Florida. According to the Associated Press, the lawsuits allege that zinc in products like Poligrip and Fixodent … Continue reading

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NYT Article Highlights Denture Cream Zinc Poisoning Ordeal

Denture creams that contain zinc, including Poligrip and Fixodent, have been associated with severe neurological disorders. Recently, The New York Times published an account of one woman’s ordeal with denture cream zinc poisoning. The article illustrates just how devastating this … Continue reading

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Zinc in Poligrip, Fixodent Could Cause Neurologic Health Problems

Denture creams, like Poligrip and Fixodent, have been associated with a variety of neurologic health problems. According to recent research, the zinc used in these denture creams appears to be behind many such ailments. A small amount of zinc is … Continue reading

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Parker Waichman Alonso LLP Partner to Take a Lead Role in Denture Cream Lawsuits

Andres F. Alonso, Esq., a partner in the law firm of Parker Waichman Alonso LLP, and Scott Wm. Weinstein Esq., a partner in Morgan & Morgan P.A., were appointed Co-Lead Counsel to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the Denture Cream … Continue reading

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One Woman’s Sad Tale of Fixodent Zinc Poisoning

The story of a Texas woman who is now suffering from neuropathy as a result of her use of Fixodent is typical of the suffering experienced by the victims of toxic, < "">zinc-containing denture creams. According to a report on … Continue reading

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