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Topic: Pharma

Anti-Insomnia Ads May Give You Nightmares

Help Remedies' odd dream recommendations

Pharma boutique Help Remedies is pitching its pain-med-free sleep aid (called "Help I Can't Sleep") with a series of extremely peculiar videos that address the problem of insomnia in a…

Ad likens your menstruating wife to a Viking

This may not go over well with approximately half of the population. The Chilean commercial below, for Kitadol menstruation-relief pills, compares menstruating women to Vikings. And that's not meant as…

Bradley Cooper hyping cure-all wonder drug

Ever wonder how Bradley Cooper pulled his career out of a post-Alias death spiral and became a Hollywood star seemingly overnight? Maybe he discovered NZT, the magic drug that makes…

Australian allergy spot pulls wool over eyes

Lots of commercials unravel about halfway through. This one does so intentionally. The star of this Australian spot by Saatchi & Saatchi for Aerius allergy-relief medication is a woman…

People turn to Butt Drugs to feel good again

Rhett & Link continue their series of local commercials with this spot for the Butt Drugs pharmacy of Corydon, Ind. Obviously, with that name, this ad wrote itself.…

Aardman animates series of quirky E.D. ads

Finally, some halfway-decent erectile-dysfunction advertising. Over in the U.K., Levitra marketer Bayer Schering Pharma has unveiled nine animated shorts from Aardman Animations (and Prospero London) that tell the tale of…

Yaz is sorry but I'm still not sure what about

When the young, attractive woman looked me candidly in the eye, I just knew she was about to tell me about birth control. There was a huge black banner that…

Tylenol PM wall-sheep will help you drift off

Deutsch is doing some pretty clever projection advertising for Tylenol PM around New York City. The video here, from Flickr users Steve and Sara, shows a…

Mexican ad for Viagra actually doesn't suck

Viagra commercials are generally awful, particularly the "Viva Viagra" ones with the guys sitting around grinning widely as they play music and sing about their erections. (The best thing about…

No one appreciates a giant sex ad nowadays

The Advanced Medical Institute can't win. Last year, in Australia, its billboards with the headline "Want longer lasting sex?" were nixed because they were deemed inappropriate for children to…

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