Cyanide and the Vanishing Capsules.

Back when I was in the Third grade, I got a really bad burn on my shoulder…long story for another day. I remember though, that my mom popped open a Tylenol capsule and poured the white powder over the raw pink skin that was exposed, before bandaging me up and sending me off to school. Yes, this was in the early 1990’s when people were more resilient and didn’t run to the emergency room, seemingly as often, but I digress. Has anyone else ever wondered why two piece hard capsules have virtually disappeared ? Now we have pills that look like capsules but, can no-longer be pulled apart and easily emptied of their content. What ever happened to those hard capsule pills that dominated the over-the-counter pain-killer market. Continue reading