Health Warning Issued for Zinc-Containing Denture Adhesives (2/19/10)
The St. Petersburg Times reports that the company has been sued by hundreds of Americans who claim to have suffered crippling nerve damage after using GSK adhesive. In
While the company says that the products remain safe to use as directed on the product label, the attorney who filed a suit in
“They didn’t warn people that if they didn’t use the right amounts that they could be crippled,” said attorney Ed Blizzard. What’s more, in many cases, the packaging instructions simply advise to start with “a small amount” and to use more if needed.
GSK reports that it will transition to zinc-free versions of all affected variants. “Zinc Free” will be clearly shown on the new packaging.