Fixodent (manufactured by Proctor & Gamble) and Poligrip (manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline) are over-the-counter denture adhesive creams which have been linked to zinc poisoning and neuropathy.
Symptoms of possible zinc poisoning include:
- Numbness and tingling in the extremities
- Balance problems
- Loss of sensation
- Unexplained pain
- Decreased walking stride
If you or a loved one has experienced elevated zinc levels (hyperzincemia), decreased copper levels (hypocupremia) or neuropathy as a result of using one of these denture adhesive creams, you may be entitled to compensation. Call us at (478) 745-9002 for a free consultation.