Urban myth, tastes so good

Strange mytiscism exists between coca-cola and pain killers. Cautionary tales from my wife, and even gasps of surprise from my Elementary students, not to take pain killers with cola, or anything but water. At worst, the combination could prove deadly.

I wrinkle my brow in distain; I’ve taken all sorts of pills, most of my life, with a liquid, thats usually not water.

Could it actually be, not the combination, but the condition that was bothering you in the first place that killed you?

The Doctor Pepper and anti-histamineĀ  pill tasted great, both bought in the most unusal of all places, a country town in the back end of no-where.

6 Responses

  1. Nice to know I’m not the only one who has to endure stories about the mystical – and indeed exclusive – properties of water when it comes to taking medicine.

  2. Heh, the one *positive* urban myth about cola and painkillers is that that combination made the painkillers potency stronger. I didn’t beleive that either.

    I think it’s a matter of false connections.

  3. Had my second Doctor Pepper and anti-histamine today; Woohoo…!

  4. Painkillers and soju…always works for me šŸ™‚

  5. […] the fume-filled pharmacy, after being served my over priced anti-histamines, I walked to the bus terminal and the waiting room. Got my bus ticket, and waited. Not one person […]

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