Last updateFri, 22 Jan 2021 1pm

The head-spinning medical wonders of the 21st century

Remember when drugs were Bufferin, Ludens, Pepto Bismol and Geritol? None embarrassed visitors who saw them hanging around your house. They were even suitable to mention at dinner conversations. Because they didn’t have anything to do with bladder leaks.

And you never ever checked to see what was in them, because you believed “Serutan was Natures Spelled Backwards.” As such, you didn’t have to ask your doctor if it was okay to take “Natures Spelled Backwards” with your Vick’s VapoRub, a repellent so potent it not only muffled your cold symptoms but killed most flying insects. Regimes were all simple and safe at any age.

Today, you have to make sure mixing your “Riskall Max” medication with Vick’s VapoRub doesn’t make your hairline grow down to your eyebrows.



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