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FACT CHECK: Does Ambien Cause Racism??

In the wake of Roseannegate, Big Pharma quickly denounced Barr’s claim of Ambien-induced bigotry. Here’s OUR analysis.

Sanofi S. A., maker of popular insomnia medication Ambien, was none too amused at Roseanne Barr’s attempt to blame her career-ending comments this week on “Ambien tweeting”. In response, the megacorporation tweeted the following:

While all pharmaceutical treatments have side effects, racism is not a known side effect of any Sanofi medication.

Unlike the sell-outs in the MSM, we here at The Resurgent are willing to dig a little deeper. For the people. And, I guess…the children, or whatever. While the drug-maker’s claim appears easily defensible on the surface, as with any prescription medication, always read the fine print:

  • While Ambien is not known to directly cause racism, as with any sleep medication, patients are likely to become less woke.
  • Some patients report increased color-blindness, though these claims appear exaggerated.
  • More common side effects include racial-slurred speech, verbal diarrhea, and, occasionally, abrupt outward spasms of the right arm in a diagonal manner.
  • Contact your pharmacist if after taking Ambien you notice your heart races or you hate races.
  • In certain instances, Ambien test subjects have exhibited an increased reflex for use of phrases such as “my best friend is black”, “all lives matter”, and “I’m not racist, but … ”.
  • Withdrawal symptoms may include mood swings and unusually microaggressive behavior.
  • Extended use may also impair culturally-appropriate fashion sense, especially during prom season.
  • In extreme cases, facial recognition skills may be significantly diminished, resulting in certain people groups all looking alike to the affected party.
  • If unchecked privilege lasts for more than four hours while on Ambien, you should call your HR rep or the nearest millennial immediately.
  • Recent studies are inconclusive as to whether any positive link exists between Ambien and homophobia, religious bigotry, misogyny, anti-Semitism, whataboutism, and/or veganism.
  • Does not protect against ancestrally-transmitted grievances.

This small sampling of qualifications should suffice to give the lie to Ambien’s blanket claim that its product is non-bigot-forming. While the statement is technically accurate, we must judge the matter:

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