Thorazine was a wonder drug invented in 1950. It greatly reduced electroshock therapy and institutionalization. Unfortunately, it was mis- and overused.
“I used to beat my wife every day. But with Thorazine, I now only beat her when she really needs it.”
In the 1950s, Thorazine was prescribed for everything from alcoholism to hiccups to psoriasis to peptic ulcers to hyper children (yikes).
What about ME vomiting?
Butisol Sodium is a good ol barbiturate.
We need a third ad in the campaign:
Lorraine is Insane.
Coco is Cuckoo.
Mornidine, chemically related to chlorpromazine, was given to women to combat morning sickness. Later, it was found to cause birth defects. But at least hubby got his pancakes.
OK, let’s go east to Japan.
Serenace was used in the treatment of schizophrenia and delirium.
It was found to be very effective in stopping women from going skinny dipping in search of a lost crown.
Tofranil is an anti-depressant.
That man looks fine to me. He just needs a beer and a shot, a bath and a bed.
Noritren is used to treat major depression.
Another wonderful illustration.
- BuzzFeed News looks at the fourth anniversary of Mark Duggan's death, an unarmed black man who was shot by police in north London. The shooting sparked England-wide riots in 2011.
- President Obama unveiled a climate change plan on Monday that calls for federal limits on the amount of carbon power plants can produce.
- Puerto Rico has failed to make a $58 million debt payment, and credit rating agency Moody's says the U.S. territory is in default.