Microkhan by Brendan I. Koerner

Swimming in Molasses

March 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment

sudafedSomewhat limited posting today, alas, as the Microkhan Squad is suffering from a topper of a cold. The Man long ago took the good stuff out of Sudafed, so the former wonder drug can only do so much. Still, it’s quite a marvel of over-the-counter pharmaceutical engineering, solely for its impressively vivid, tasty coating—a feature formally known as the Opadry II Aqueous Film Coating System.

More on tablet design here. Get back atcha in the p.m., promise.


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  • Jordan

    Phenylethrine is clinically useless at over-the-counter doses. Why does the most effective decongestant have to be a hydroxyl group away from a horrifically powerful stimulant?