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Drug Trivia and Rants



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It had the makings of a perfect fairy tale story:


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I cant believe I’m writing this.



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So enough with the serious posts about the idiots of the world.


XL, ER, and SR (Oh My!)

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How many of those at home have gotten an Rx that looks something like this:


DTC Advertising

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DTC Advertising – Direct to Consumer Advertising.

Why I hate Plavix Reps

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Bristol-Myers Squibb/Sanofi Plavix reps are on the top of my drug-rep shit list.

Hand-Holding with the last tobacco banning post.

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I really hate doing clue-bat entries, but from some of the comment/emails I have received regarding my previous post about tobacco sales in pharmacies some/most of you ‘don’t get it’.

Tobacco ban in pharmacies is STUPID

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Most (if not all) of you have heard in the news about banning the sales of Tobacco products in pharmacies.


If first you dont succeed…

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As I was taking my customary pharmacy-dookie this morning, I was flipping through the latest Drug Topics when I saw a nice little advertisement for Luvox CR.

Perdue, Thai Hookers, and rolled up Benjamins

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As you all have heard/read; Perdue, the maker Oxycontin (AKA: Hillbilly Heroin), decided to sue the shit out of all of the generic Oxycontin manufacturers and cease production (or some patent shit.

Amoxicillin retardness

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So I’ve had just about enough of the boo-hoo bantering about the USA Today article about the baby who received 5x the “normal” amount of amoxicillin and would “writhe in pain”.

Translated Drug Rep Speak

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You will only find this here at “The Angry Pharmacist(tm)”.

Lilly – Get with the program

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As I have (and we all have) learned in school, a bottle of Humulin R or N is good for 1 month if kept at room temperature or if refrigerated good until the expiration date on the bottle.

Everything is my problem

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A really frustrating part about retail pharmacy is that everything seems to be “my problem”.


MRSA is going to end the world…

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Another typical example of the media getting a hold of a medical concept and completely instilling fear and chaos into the unwashed masses.

Addiction vs Dependence

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I know with the latest Oxycontin crap hitting the fan, people are throwing around the word “addiction” like its going out of style.

Oxycontin, addiction, and general stupidity

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So, it looks like Purdue got dinged like 600 kerzillion dollars because “misleading the public about the painkiller‘s risk of addiction”.

Avandia – Oh why are people so stupid.

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**WARNING! Avandia and other prescriptions are hazardous to your health, and only should be prescribed and dispensed under the supervision of people who went to a collective of 15+ years of college and who KNOWS what the hell they are doing.

The Gospel according to Me.

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I’ve seem to have made a few doctors upset with my last few posts.

Soma, the Magical Drug

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So I saw DrugNazi’s little soma display window pictures here


Angryness and Me

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So i’ve been doing some self thinking as to why I get angry at work.

Drug Reps, part Duex

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** I got this information sorta second hand, so it might be wrong **

New Sudafed Laws.

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As of 9/30/06 – a new sudafed law took into effect.

Stupidity, Doctors, and Drug Reps

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I know I havent updated in a bit, but to be honest I havent been really angry about anything new and exciting to rant about!