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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Weight Loss Drugs

Two new weight loss drugs were launched recently, Belviq and Qsymia. In order to be able to dispense Qsymia, pharmacists must complete an FDA-required Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) program.

As I am dutifully studying my program to serve my community, I notice something very important. It is the part that says "Qsymia can cause fetal harm" and that we should counsel on women not becoming pregnant while taking this and they should use birth control. Sage advice. I shall commit to this immediately.

For those of you still reading past the boring stuff, this is where the cynical part enters.
The funny part is how they chose to phrase this in the context of a weight loss drug lesson:

"Even females who believe they cannot become pregnant should use effective contraception while taking Qsymia due to the potential for increased fertility associated with weight loss."

This is how CP reads this: Now that you are starting to look hot, guys will become more interested in you and the odds of you getting lucky will increase exponentially so be careful or you'll get pregnant and fat again. You'll be looking to score with your new body and your long-neglected areas will be working overtime trying to satisfy your demand. It works for guys too. Now that you've lost your "dickie-do", the beer gut, the spare tire, ladies will be lining up to have your babies.

Since you have recently rediscovered your naughty bits, it's time to bring them out of the shed and put them to good use...

Your music quote today: Kudos to those that know this one.
"Thank God I'm pretty. The occasional free drink I never asked for. The occasional admission to a seedy little bar. Invitation to a stranger's car...Thank God I'm pretty."

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