The Formulary Song (Mark Cohen) There's Aldomet and Atromid and Antivert and Atarax And Dexamyl and Donnagel and Demerol and Dulcolax There's Tylenol and Tegretol and Riopan and Regitine And Pertofrane and Pavabid and also Pyribenzamine Now if you're down there's Dexedrine and Benzedrine and Elavil And if you're up there's Librium and Valium and Vistaril There's Thorazine and Stelazine for calming schizophrenics with There's Seconal for sleeping and for mania there's Eskalith There's Benadryl and Gelusil and Placidyl and Peritrate And Decadron and Parafon and Sinequan and Sorbitrate And Mycostatin, Micronor, Mandelamine and Mylicon There's Omnipen and Principen and Tegopen and Torecan And Betapen and Versapen and Pyopen and Percodan There's Robitussin, Garamycin, also Butazolidin And Furadantin, Coricidin, even Triaminicin There's Dimetane and Dimetapp and Dymelor and Dimecol And Diuril and Dialose and Diamox and Disophrol There's Darvocet for headaches when you'd really rather stay at home But if the other end is sore, the one you need is Proctofoam I know you're getting weary and my song is getting pretty grim With all these pharmaceuticals from Actifed to Zyloprim But just imagine what would happen if I tried to fan the flames By starting over once again and using all generic names (Like hydrochlorothiazide and phenylpropanolamine And propylthiouracil . . . I think you see just what I mean!) (tune "I Am The Very Model of a Modern Major-General" by Gilbert and Sullivan, with acknowledgement--but no apology--to Tom Lehrer) MC apr00
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