Sugar pills

Eat Your Heart Out has got Popping Candy Placebos for sale: clear pill gels filled with little candy beads -- real sugar pills.



  1. Finally, a way for kids to eat those weird little silver cake-decorating BBs that were, at many times in my childhood, the only remotely candy-like thing in the house, without the agonizing teeth-cracking that goes with it.

  2.“The U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers the metallic-finish dragées to be inedible, and they are sold with a notice that they are for decorative purposes only. Early in the 20th century, the silver finish may have contained mercury (it does not now). The sale of these dragées was banned for some time. Although the metallic-finish dragées can be purchased in 49 U.S. states, they are no longer sold in California due to a 2003 lawsuit against several sellers.”

  3. Sugar pills or Dextroamphetamine Extended Release caps?  This is going to be the best fifth birthday party ever!

    1. Only when they are searching your bags and find your kids candy stash and arrest you for smuggling…

  4. so given that a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down
    and given that this medicine is actually sugar
    does a spoonful of this medicine go down infinity well?

    i think i just scienced.

  5. Sugar pills are incredibly dangerous!  You’ve all seen the studies – sugar pills can cause practically any symptom known to medical science.  Headache, arthritis, high blood pressure, drowsiness, low blood pressure, insomnia…you name it!  How can these things be available without a prescription?

  6. The capsules have little or no flavor. So unless you wait for them to dissolve in your mouth, you’d get all the bad effects of eating sugar without tasting it.

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