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den·ture ad·he·sive

(denchŭr ad-hēsiv)
Soft material used to affix a denture to the oral mucosa.
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Brigg's lawsuit is the latest of several filed by Parker Waichman Alonso LLP on behalf of the victims of zinc-containing denture adhesive creams.
An Internet search on zinc toxicity identified 2 law firms that handle these cases and an advertisement for a zinc-free denture adhesive.
On the same day it announced that it would discontinue using zinc, the pharmaceutical giant sent a letter to doctors across the country warning them of the "potential health risk" posed by "long-term excessive use of GSK's zinc-containing denture adhesives Super Poligrip 'Original', Super Poligrip 'Ultra Fresh', and Super Poligrip 'Extra Care.
Over the last two years, three separate scientific studies have reported a direct connection between the use of denture adhesive creams spiked with zinc and serious neurological disorders such as neuropathy - irreparable damage to the peripheral nervous system.
The attorneys of Parker Waichman Alonso LLP applaud GlaxoSmithKline for its decision to voluntarily stop the manufacture, distribution and advertising of all Super PoliGrip denture adhesive products made with zinc.
Currently, about 70 lawsuits have been filed in Miami's Multi-District Litigation against both GlaxoSmithKline and Proctor & Gamble, makers of denture adhesive containing zinc.
This lawsuit is the latest of many filed by Parker Waichman Alonso LLP on behalf of the victims of zinc-containing denture adhesive creams.
Table 27: Global Denture Adhesive Market by Region for the
Blacksmith acquired the following branded consumer products: EFFERDENT[R] denture cleaner, EFFERGRIP[R] denture adhesive cream, LUDEN'S[R] throat drops, PEDIACARE[R] children's cough and cold medicine and PEDIACARE[R] Gentle Vapors waterless vaporizer, and NASALCROM[R], a nasal allergy relief spray.
Rankin stopped using the denture adhesive creams in March 2009 after she was diagnosed with neuropathy.
Many denture wearers, particularly those with loose or poorly fitting dentures, may use excessive amounts of denture adhesive to hold dentures in place, causing them to ingest abnormally high levels of zinc daily.
Parker Waichman Alonso LLP announces that they have filed another lawsuit against Proctor & Gamble on behalf of a 48-year-old Texas woman who was diagnosed with neuropathy after the use of Fixodent([R]) denture adhesive cream.