Tag: Imodium

Authorities Issue Warning Against Loperamide Abuse After Imodium Overdose Kills Man In Illinois

Randolph County Sheriff’s Office issued a public service announcement warning every one of increased excessive consumption of Imodium, with an active ingredient Loperamide. The announcement came in the wake of a 23-year-old man's death from Imodium abuse in Illinois.

Public Health May 9, 2018

Loperamide Poisoning: Man Dies Due To Overdose Of Anti-Diarrhea Drug

The 29-year-old man was found to have 25 times the amount of loperamide's regular dose in his blood. What is the recommended dose for the anti-diarrhea drug Imodium?

Public Health March 30, 2018

FDA Warns About People Overdosing On Diarrhea Drug

Overdosing on Imodium can lead to severe health problems and even death, according to the FDA. The agency has received 48 reports of people suffering from serious heart ailments after taking high doses of the diarrhea drug.

Public Health June 8, 2016

Imodium High: What's So Addicting With Anti-Diarrhea Drugs And What You Should Know

Opioid addicts are now turning to Imodium to get high. Experts warn that high doses of this anti-diarrhea drug can cause irregular heartbeats and even death.

Public Health May 12, 2016

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