Funny Pharm: You Write the Caption & Win: January 2019

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★Winning Caption★

"I like big molecules, I cannot lie” — Michael Brown


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

The winning cartoon caption will be featured on the Pharma Manufacturing website and the winner will be mentioned in upcoming enewsletters. The winner has a choice of two prizes: a coffee mug with the cartoon and winning caption printed on it OR a $20 Starbucks giftcard.

Please submit your caption to with the subject "Funny Pharm Jan 2019." Thank you for your contributions!

See past cartoons/winners.

Contending Submissions

Please note: Funny Pharma caption contests are for entertainment purposes only. Reader submissions reflect their own personal experience and opinions. Winning submissions are chosen for their humor and industry relevance; Pharmaceutical Manufacturing reserves the right to delete any entries deemed inappropriate.

It's crazy what they make us do to get the patent these days! — Carl White

Better living through chemistry. — Tim Feider

I am not sure these new regulations make any sense! — Carl White

Who says you can't get high on your own supply? — Carl White

Everything old is Neulasta again. — Bill Russo

This process is a meaningless unique four-letter word. — Bill Russo

 I have a large appetite for large molecules. — Bill Russo

I heard these are effective, but I still need to test each one personally. — Bill Russo

Do I still have to pay a technology access fee for this? — Bill Russo

Hmm... modest, upfront flavor! — Bill Russo

I Amgen-erally interested in new medicine. — Bill Russo

I always get great perks when I Entera a new market. — Bill Russo

I have to take these before Pfizer cancels them. — Bill Russo

I hope there's not a bad API in this bunch. — Bill Russo

I have to swallow these, because ya can't smoke a reference product. — Bill Russo

An astounding 67% of specialists don't know what I'm doing right now. — Bill Russo

I got these by rubbing adalimumab's magic lamp. — Bill Russo

Aranesp-ecially fast to get this medicine. — Bill Russo

Humira me when you gobble up new industries. — Bill Russo

In case there is a flood of biosimilars, I use these as my biologic Enbrella. — Bill Russo

There's a rebate hidden in these snacks. — Bill Russo

Hmm... I'll take some of Sandeez.... some of Sandoz... — Bill Russo

“No matter how many of these I swallow, I cannot seem to get any better.” — Michael Brown

When your costly biological drugs are nearing expiration. — Wajendhar R Kulkarni

…Because the doctor says, I need Alprazolam (Xanax) for anxiety, Fluoxetine (Prozac) for depression, Antacids for ulcers, Aspirin for a headache, and Bisacodyl for constipation. — Wajendhar R Kulkarni

I’m not judging you, I’m just trying to guess what medications you’re on. — Wajendhar R Kulkarni

Eat. Sleep. Medicate. Repeat. — Wajendhar R Kulkarni

Not sure whether these pills are too many or not enough. — Wajendhar R Kulkarni

Sedating my inner screams. — Wajendhar R Kulkarni

When my pills kick in! — Wajendhar R Kulkarni

When you follow "Internet's" prescription. — Wajendhar R Kulkarni

“Where is that prize??” — Dale R. Shultz

Are we sure these one day clinical trials are safe? — Carl White

‘I’ve always wanted to conjure up a storm, a cytokine one was the only way’ — Lee-Anne Hill

Chicks dig big biopharma! — Carl White

Don't worry about him, it's a placebo. — Carl White

“I like big molecules, I cannot lie” — Michael Brown

Go big biopharma or go home! — Carl White

Medication will fix me… Get in my belly!!! — Roy Rumore

“If there is a 30% placebo efficacy effect, a handful should be curative.” — Michael Redman

Can you believe it? I am now a millionaire - I just swallowed $1,475,876.23 worth of medications. — Michael Redman

“What goes in doesn’t necessarily come out.” — Tara Bronson

“Don’t you know that most tablets and caps are just excipients?” — Ke Wu

“Who cares? I just wanna swallow something, even placebo makes me feel better.” — Ke Wu

No LD-50 for a placebo? — Sato Ronald

"Eating my own cooking." — Rajesh Pandya

Feel Chill Fill Pills — Shashikant Lad

“Gluttony has a price.” — Tara Bronson