happy pills

happy pills

n. tranquilizers. She asked the doctor for some “happy pills.”
See also: happy, pill
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Doom was hitting poor Eddie Durkan like a sledgehammer as he desperately tried to persuade the doctor to give him happy pills.
There are plenty of us popping happy pills yet we don't take it out on minors.
DCI BANKS ITV 9pm The sour-faced cop, who really needs a prescription of happy pills, is unlikely to be cheered up by his new case.
Starting the concert with Happy Pills from her new album Broken Little Hearts , Jones ended her 90- minute set with her most popular song -- the one that catapulted her into the spotlight -- Come Away with Me from her debut album by the same name.
Angry patients are posting official grievances at a rate of more than 1,000 a week and not all of them, in spite of the mumbled protestations of medics, can have gone loopy after coming off their happy pills.
One in four of those quizzed had been taking happy pills for at least 10 years.
We have antidepressants, not happy pills (at least not yet).
Everything from aspirin to morphine falls under the general heading of pain medication and the mild antidepressant her doctor prescribed years ago gets grouped in its sister category of happy pills.
A year later, I underwent a course of happy pills, with my GP claiming I'd feel much better within three weeks.
It's hardly Prime Suspect, in fact the cases are as nasty as Zoe Salmon on happy pills.
Maia Szalavitz was a runner-up in Feature/Commentary, for her October article "In Defense of Happy Pills.
Whether celebrated as depression-busting happy pills or dismissed as overrated and apt to cause dangerous side effects, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) have taken pharmaceutical firms on a financial joy fide.
He said: "The last thing I wanted was to be on happy pills.
Well, that might be a fine alternative to the cigarettes and drink, the yoga and happy pills, I thought.