||Anti-Aging Medicine (4:25) -- Customized Anti-Aging Treatment Plan (3:08) -- Addiction to Drug Cocktails (4:58) -- Addiction to Prescription Drugs (2:58) -- Drugs Take People Beyond Fatigue (3:07) -- Performance Drive in the U.S. (5:54) -- Gay Porn and Performance Enhancing Drugs (3:19) -- Medically-Assisted Sexuality (2:46) -- Performance in Children: Ritalin (3:15) -- Parental Pressure on Children (3:03) -- Ritalin for Compliant Children (3:50) -- Diversion of Prescription Drugs (4:25) -- Prescription Drug Abuse (6:07)
||This program illustrates a growing appetite for - and dependence on - experience-enhancing pharmaceuticals and nutriceuticals among those who have the money, the connections, or the savvy to procure them. Drawing examples from the U.S. and France, Pills: Never Enough! examines the use of dietary supplements augmented by hormones to slow the effects of aging; the consumption of energy drinks such as the controversial Cocaine, which packs the caffeine punch of eight espressos per; the abuse of Prozac and sleep disorder med Modafinil by employees striving to work better and longer; the abuse of Ritalin and Concerta by students trying to improve their grades; and the abuse of OxyContin, Xanax, and other prescription meds at "pharming parties," just for kicks. The abuse of ED meds Viagra, Cialis, and Levitra is given special attention, emphasizing their obvious value to the porn industry and their inclusion in chemical cocktails downed at gay sex clubs.
|General note||Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Mar. 27, 2009.|
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|Interest grade level
||10 & up.
||Contains mature themes and explicit language and imagery.
|Technical details||Mode of access: Internet.|
|Technical details||System requirements: FOD playback platform.|
|Language||Portions in French with English subtitles|
|Source of description||Title from distributor's description.|
|Issued in other form||Originally produced: DOC & Co., 2009 9781604677119|
|Publisher number||39623 Films Media Group|