Barney & Clyde by Gene Weingarten, Dan Weingarten & David Clark

Barney & Clyde

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  1. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 3 months ago

    The exaggeration here is less than you might think. Some of the ones I heard were worse than what the drug was helping with.

  2. ChessPirate

    ChessPirate said, 3 months ago

    From the Abilify Commercial:
    “Abilify is not for everyone.
    Call your doctor if your depression worsens or if you have unusual changes in behavior or thoughts of suicide…
    Elderly dementia patients taking Abilify have an increased risk of death or stroke.
    Call your doctor if you have high fever, stiff muscles and confusion to address a possible life threatening condition or if you have uncontrollable muscle movements as these can become permanent. High blood sugar has been reported with Abilify and medicines like it and in extreme cases can lead to coma or death.
    Other risks include increased cholesterol, weight gain, decreases in white blood cells which can be serious, dizziness on standing, seizures, trouble swallowing, and impaired judgment or motor skills.”
    ABILIFY (ARIPIPRAZOLE) SIDE EFFECTS

    • Digestive tract distress, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, constipation, incontinence
    • Weight gain, increased appetite
    • Headache, dizziness, lightheadedness
    • Anxiety, agitation, restlessness, tremor, akathisia: uncontrollable urge to move or pace
    • Insomnia, fatigue, sedation
    • Dry mouth, excessive salivation, drooling
    • Blurred vision
    • Arthritis, muscle pain
    • Elevated cholesterol
    • Fever (a potentially life-threatening symptom requiring immediate medical attention)
    • Tardive dyskinesia, uncontrollable muscle movements, lip smacking, grimacing, neck twisting
    • Stroke, transient ischemic attack (TIA)
    • Low blood pressure, especially when standing, dizziness
    • Diabetes, elevated blood sugar
    • Seizures
    • Irregular heart rhythms, palpitations,
    • Pancreatitis, gall bladder problems
    • Blood disorders
    • Low sodium, high potassium
    • Worsening depression, suicidal thoughts

  3. David B

    David B said, 3 months ago

    Smoke weed? The only side effects are you may get arrested and have your life ruined.
    Drink alcohol, because it is legal. It makes you smart, sexy, and an excellent driver.

  4. neverenoughgold

    neverenoughgold GoComics PRO Member said, 3 months ago

    “firehose diarrhea”?
    .
    Boy, that creates quite a visual…

  5. Dry and Dusty

    Dry and Dusty GoComics PRO Member said, 3 months ago

    That wouldn’t work, Cynthia. There would be too many possible side effects.

  6. gopher gofer

    gopher gofer said, 3 months ago

    @ChessPirate

    Tardive dyskinesia… had to look that one up. that’d be a great name for a prog rock band.

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