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
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
Individuals are abusing loperamide, an over-the-counter anti-diarrhea drug, by ingesting as much as 400 pills a day. Some patients say it can provide the same high feeling heroin and morphine can.
Public Health February 3, 2018
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
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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