Category Archives: pharma

Ty Pennington: your friendly neighbourhood drug pusher

Ty Pennington is seen here shilling for Adderall XR, an amphetamine-based ADHD treatment from the British pharmaceutical giant Shire PLC. Here, Ty Pennington is pushing Aspirin from Bayer Consumer Care, a unit of Bayer AG. It appears Ty Pennington, the … Continue reading

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2007: a year of breakthrough psychotropics?

Could 2007 be a year of new blockbuster psych meds? If these drugs pass Phase III trials, it could be. SR 58611 is a beta 3-adrenoreceptor agonist being developed by the French mega-conglomerate sanofi-aventis. It will be the first in … Continue reading

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Where are my CDSA-scheduled drugs?

I’ve been flipping through Amy Sedaris’ new book I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence last couple of days. In the chapter about accommodating sick guests, Sedaris instructs the reader to replace herbal craps in the medicine cabinet with stuff … Continue reading

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The way to the "Future of Health" as seen by Taisho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Self-medication: well, I am up for it since it kinda sounds like their version of future health is going to make it easier to get me some of that sweet, sweet black market benzos.

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