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Only Kim Kardashian can afford Diclegis, the Birkin Bag of morning sickness medication

Dr. Jen Gunter

Kim DiclegisIt was only a matter of time before Kim Kardashian posted a picture on her Instagram account with a bottle of Diclegis, basically announcing her brand partnership with Duchesnay, the manufacturer of the prescription medication for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. Duchesnay had been tweeting for ages that they were so relieved Kim had found help with Diclegis – so much so that I was wondering if Ms. Kardashian was possibly having the longest first trimester known to womankind.

While the FDA was all over the Instagram post, I suppose they didn’t jump on the promoted tweets (which sure looked like advertising to me), because the link in the tweet took you to a page that actually listed side effects and contraindications. Although I think promoted tweets with a celebrity name is a pretty sly way around the rules. How many people really click through and read the fine…

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