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So another thread reminded me of something that drives me up the wall and I am sure many others too.

These stupid commercials about this kind of drug or that. First off you need a prescription for just about every one on tv. Isn't prescribing the right drug something a "good" doctor should be doing and not the damn tv?

Fawking stupid if you ask me.....
 

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Havent been to the doc sense I broke my arm 5 years ago. I got a cut from an ice auger on my leg last winter that was 3" long and was .5" across, didnt go to the doctor even though I have medical, saw no reason to. I just kept 'er bandaged up, kept it clean, sure I got a scar, but paying $20 in bandages is better than a $100 co-pay.

As for medicines, dont take any, refuse to take any "cold" or "cough" medicines. The only one I will take is a few IBprofin here and there, and maybe a tums or two.

Pharmaceuticals are a HUGE big buisness, much like Wall Street, where profits are high, and consumers suffer the costs of these profits.
 
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I always get a laugh at the end of the ad when they describe the possible side effect, especially when the side effects sound worse than the problem they are trying to cure!! :haha:
 

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I always get a laugh at the end of the ad when they describe the possible side effect, especially when the side effects sound worse than the problem they are trying to cure!! :haha:

One of the best I have heard is for Advair, an asthma med. One of the possible side effects is asthma related death:looser:
 

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Funny vid... Iam not a Ron Paul supporter, so leave the politics for another thread....

Just thought of this thread when i watched this today...:awesomework::cool:

[YT]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cm2sLSWXOOM&feature=player_embedded[/YT]
 

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The side effects are worse than the depression! :haha:

<iframe width="420" height="345" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/25fGWKZFLIY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
 

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As for medicines, dont take any, refuse to take any "cold" or "cough" medicines. The only one I will take is a few IBprofin here and there, and maybe a tums or two.

And if you had any idea how bad IB is for your kidneys and pancreas you would switch to asprin!
 

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I always get a laugh at the end of the ad when they describe the possible side effect, especially when the side effects sound worse than the problem they are trying to cure!! :haha:
Especially the "and death may occur" as a side effect. Gotta cover ALL bases don't they?
 

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