Funny Pharm: You Write the Caption & Win: December 2011

"Funny Pharm," features drawings by award-winning cartoonist Jerry King. Submit your caption and win

Funny Pharm: You Write the Caption

Funny Pharm

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing introduces "Funny Pharm," featuring drawings by award-winning cartoonist Jerry King.

The winning cartoon caption will be featured on the PharmaManufacturing.com Web site and in the PharmaManufacturing.com eNewsletter. The winner will receive a coffee mug with the cartoon and winning caption printed on it.

Please submit your caption to mvaccarello@putman.net. Thank you for your contributions!

Winner:

"We can only sell those items with secure and documented supply chains." - Michael Brown

Honorable Mention:

"Make me an offer for the shelves…" - Ted Hilliard

"I heard that the freighter from China was hijacked by Somali pirates" - George Laszlo

Contending Submissions

"CareMark™ is only allowing a 7-day supply of your heart drug until next month. It’s called 'Cost Optimization'". - Tim Missell

"No, we don't have medicinal crack." - Bill Russo

"You're too short to buy over-the-counter." - Dale Stout

"… so as I was saying, currently there is a shortage of the life-saving drug that you use. It might interest you to know that the facility that makes this product had Equipment, Process, Regulatory, Resources, AND some other major issues" - Damanjit Singh

"What can a Pharmacist like me do? Whatever I bring to my retail store, Recall notice from the manufacturer withdraw the products." - Syed Saleem

"Your insurance company didn't approve your prescription, however, they sent information on a funeral home that offers discounts to its members.........." - William M. Trolio

"Be happy. As a weight loss product they said you would lose a few inches and they were right. You 6 inches in height." - John Mills

"We can only sell those items with secure and documented supply chains." - Michael Brown

"I heard that the freighter from China was hijacked by Somali pirates" - George Laszlo

"Make me an offer for the shelves…" - Ted Hilliard

"The reason the shelves are empty is because all of our suppliers have lean production systems!" - John Corrigan

"What do you want? All drugs was recalled by pharmaceutical companies!!" - Mohammad Saffarioun

"The products aren’t flying off the shelves – they have been recalled." - Atul Deshmukh

"We've implemented point of dispense authentication and have discovered that most of our stock was either expired, recalled or counterfeit! But at least the product didn't get to the patient!" - Janice Kite

"A doctor, Pharma CEO and patient walk into a bar.  
The bartender asks "What will you have?".
The Doctor says 'more meds'.
The CEO says 'more money'.
The patient says ‘more time’." - Tara Bronson

"I'm sorry but we have a new risk management policy-we only dispense drugs that are guaranteed to be 100% safe" - Malcolm Ross

"We only have Block busters! No generics! Our shop plan to close in five years." - Petter Moree Umetrics

Patient : Why the medicine shelves are empty today.
Pharmacist : FDA raided my store.
Paatient : What was the problem?
Pharmacist : Most of the medicines were found to be counterfiet drugs. - Kirupakar.B.R.

"I'm terribly sorry sir, but we're completely sold out of Levitra...and where are your pants??" and
"I'm sorry sir, but we're completely sold out of ProBanthine and Enablex. What do you mean your shirt used to be white???" - Ipt Stowitz

"I repeat you sir, that the "drug-shortage" on the news has nothing to do with a negative influence of drugs on height" - Maria J Palacios

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