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The Pill and The Plebian

The Pill and The Plebian

Explaining the world of pharmacy for the common person


Save Money. Buy Generic Drugs.

9 Apr 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Dr Pasteur

Many of us either have an aversion to off-brand products or loyalty to a specific brand. We tend to think that higher prices mean better quality. Doc Martens, Vans, or Converse are probably going to last longer than something you find at Wal-Mart for...

Why Over-The-Counter (OTC) Medicine Can Be Confusing

6 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Dr Pasteur

It is a common marketing tactic to sell several different products under the same brand name. This allows the company to take up more space on a store's shelf, thus increasing the likelihood that you'll pick one of their products instead of a competi...

Supplements vs. Drugs

29 Mar 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Dr Pasteur

It can be intimidating and confusing when someone is ill to decide what they should buy when they go to the pharmacy, supermarket, gas station, or health food store. If they have a cold, should they pick up elderberry, guaifenesin, or Oscillococcinum...