Notice – Obecalp® is a placebo and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. or illness. – Notice
Here are some questions and answers about Obecalp® and the “placebo effect”.
Are there ethical ways to use placebo in a doctor’s clinical practice?
What is a placebo?
From Wikipedia.com – Placebo effect is the term applied by medical science to the therapeutical and healing effects of inert medicines and/or ritualistic or faith healing manipulations. When referring to medicines, placebo is a preparation which is pharmacologically inert but which may have a therapeutical effect based solely on the power of suggestion. It may be administered in any of the ways in which pharmaceutical products are administered. -more-
Is Obecalp® a drug?
Absolutely not! It is a standardized and branded placebo for sale in the USA. It is pharmacologically inert. Obecalp is manufactured under the strictest standards available “cGMP” (current good manufacturing practice) which is the same stringent process used by drug manufacturing companies. We spend more time, effort and money to produce Obecalp® via cGMP, but it is worth it!
Does the use of Obecalp® perpetuate drug use in a “pill to cure everything” society? (One of the most frequently asked questions)
No. Over prescription and use of medications when not needed perpetuate drug use in our society. Read about it here.
Are there any artificial dyes in Obecalp®?
No. Obecalp®is made with natural coloring. Read the label of and you will see the natural ingredients listed.
Are there any artificial sweeteners in Obecalp®?
No. We do not use any artificial sweeteners in Obecalp®.
Are there any artificial flavors in Obecalp®?
No. Obecalp® is made with natural flavors. Read the label of and you will see the ingredients listed.
Obecalp® is packaged like other drugs and vitamins. Why?
Obecalp® is professionally designed and developed to have the look like and feel of other drugs and vitamins. Even though it is packaged to look like drugs and vitamins – it is only a pharmacologically inert placebo and is designed to be a placebo.
Do you have any medical background?
No. We do not. We always consult and consider the advice of the medical authorities in our lives. (Friends and family who are doctors, nurses and other medical professionals)
Does the placebo effect really exist?
Trust your own opinion. We only know what we’ve read, and the most recent studies surely seem to prove that the placebo effect does indeed exist. Click here to read them and determine for yourself (at the bottom of the linked page) and here for the most recent study.
If a medical professional tells me to take a placebo without informing me, won’t this hurt the trust factor?
We don’t know the answer or can we give any medical advice. Since this original posting the following study occurred where “…a
of more than 200 physicians in the Chicago area found that nearly half—45%—had given a placebo to a patient at some point in their career.” Talk to your trusted medical professionals.
If you have any questions about Obecalp®, please contact us and we will respond as soon as possible. We will post your question(s) and answer(s) here.
Obecalp® is a placebo and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. or illness.