Zicam Cold Remedy Took User's Sense Of Smell: Suit

Law360, New York (January 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Matrixx Initiatives Inc. has been sued by a woman who claims she lost her entire sense of smell and part of her ability to taste after using Zicam nasal gel, the drugmaker's popular cold remedy.

In a complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas against Matrixx and its subsidiary Zicam LLC, Mary Ann Brandon claims she suffered irreversible loss of one or more of her bodily functions after using Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel, an “unreasonably dangerous” product that...
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