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You get what you pay for
Phenylephrine is a really popular expensive placebo in the US. Its in just about every drug store. Most people probably even have in their home for when the “need” arises.
Makes sense. See also ‘audio cables’.
I mean, isn’t that exactly how the placebo effect works? This doesn’t seem surprising.
This is not news. We’ve know this for 25 years.
There’s more placebo in the expensive ones, and of a higher quality. The cheap pills are mostly sawdust and newt farts.
I’ll stick with my Mexican cartel Xanax, thank you though
I think there were studies done by psycologists that indicate taking placebo not only reduces reported pain but it’s measurable in the form of MRI scans.