Denture Creams Including Fixodent & Poligrip Linked to Health Problems, Announces Schmidt & Clark, LLP

January 11, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Schmidt & Clark, LLP, a nationally recognized products liability law firm announced today that it has recently added additional content to its consumer protection website regarding the link between denture cream use and the subsequent development of hyperzincemia (zinc overdose, zinc poisoning, zinc toxicity), hypocupremia (lowered levels of copper in the body) or Neuropathy.

On June 4, 2008, Dr. Sharon P. Nations of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center published an article in the Journal of the American Academy of Neurology titled,"An unusual source of excess zinc, leading to hypocupremia and neurologic disease." In this article, Dr. Nations established that Chronic, excess zinc intake through the use of denture creams can result in copper deficiency and profound neurologic disease.

Michael E. Schmidt, Managing Partner of Schmidt & Clark, LLP, has noticed an alarming number of inquiries to the firm related to Fixodent and Poligrip denture creams. Mr. Schmidt stated, "Our firm has substantial expertise in the areas product liability litigation. As a result, we have received a large number of inquiries from denture cream users claiming serious side effects including hyperzincemia, hypocupremia and Neuropathy."

Schmidt & Clark, LLP represents a number of Denture Cream victims and continues to be contacted by victims of Fixodent and Poligrip on a frequent basis. If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with hypocupremia, hyperzincemia or Neuropathy, the firm suggests that you visit their denture cream website. The site includes detailed lawsuit information, news and more."

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