Mood: :cool:

A drug that tans your skin, causes you to lose weight AND helps your libido?!
I’m anxiously awaiting the next 2 years, as will most overweight geeks. Now, if only there are no nasty side-effects!


6 Comments to “Barbie drug”

  1. Hannah — April 12, 2005 @ 10:18 am

    i want to try this stuff
    where can you find it?

  2. Jim — April 12, 2005 @ 12:51 pm

    Yahoo moved or removed their link. I’ve updated it to point to Wired News’ article.
    The drug is still in testing, so you can’t get it anywhere yet.

  3. Shannon — May 18, 2005 @ 4:53 pm

    I have been anxiously awaiting this drug too.
    How long before it is available?

  4. melanotan - afamelanotide — February 22, 2009 @ 10:52 pm

    Update about the melanotan peptides (of which melanotan II was the one known as the “Barbie drug”):

    Suntan Drug Greenlighted for Trials


  5. melanotan-1 Scenesse — May 28, 2010 @ 1:12 am

    Hello Jim,

    Maybe it is time to update this topic?

    In Italy melanotan-1 (afamelanotide / Scenesse) is now available to treat the photosensitivity aspect of the disease EPP:

    This article explains the development.

    It does appear that a licensed, regulated and doctor administered version is on the horizon for usage by members of the general public.


  6. melanotan-1 Scenesse — May 28, 2010 @ 5:25 am

    sorry the link in my last comment was incorrect. The following is the intended link:

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