Archive for March, 2009

Par, generic Toprol XL, and getting even.

Unless you live in a box, you all are well aware that we are in a nationwide Metoprolol Succinate (Toprol XL) shortage.  This is caused by Ethex getting spanked by the FDA and not allowing to sell drugs in the US. Now what makes me angry about this, is that the only other manufacturer of […]

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

Brain between your ears, not in the palm of your hand

This entry is dedicated to all of the PA’s and NP’s out there who use a hand-held device (palm pilot, iphone, whatever) to dose medications. STOP FUCKING USING THEM. Lets be completely honest here. We are both professionals so we can have this conversation.  Do you really think a welfare mother of 4 is going […]

Saturday, March 21st, 2009

DTC Advertising

DTC Advertising – Direct to Consumer Advertising.  Everyone has seen the “Ask your doctor about whocares, a new drug to help you sleep/screw/be-happy” commercials on the TV.  These are the steaming turd in the diaper of medicine. Lets take a stereotypical patient.  While he/she is sitting around leeching on the taxpayer dollar watching Judge Judy […]

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

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