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Discussion in 'Other Substances' started by BBarnett22, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. BBarnett22

    BBarnett22 Member

    A drug that most doctors are almost completely unaware of as being addictive.
    A drug that you probably know as 'Imodium' and have probably used before.

    Loperamide is an opiod that does not cross the blood brain barrier... At normal doses.

    Most people that are addicted to loperamide, including myself, read about it online and have learned that it will completely stop opiate withdrawal or give you a morphine type buzz. Both are totally true.

    Loperamide itself is an opiate as I explained before and with that comes opiate withdrawal. Withdrawal from loperamide is around fifty percent stronger than dilaudid when taken at mega doses. Loperamide also causes heart defects after prolonged use and there have been a few reported deaths from mega dosing loperamide.

    I am currently fighting the loperamide battle. Do a simple Google search and you can read about many others that are going through the same thing.

    Disclaimer: I am putting this message out there for all those going through opiate withdrawal to never use this medicine at mega doses for help. It's not worth it. If you have read about it and thought about using it, believe me, it's a bad idea and also life threatening. Loperamide used at normal doses will help relieve the diarrhea aspect of withdrawal.
  2. deanokat

    deanokat Community Organizer Community Listener

    Thanks for sharing this, @BBarnett22. I had no idea. Scary stuff, for sure. I hope you can win your battle soon. Sending you positive thoughts and prayers, my friend.
  3. BBarnett22

    BBarnett22 Member

    Thank you so much @deanokat , I just wanted to put some crucial information about this drug out there.. but I have the feeling pretty soon loperamide will be come a prescription only drug when more and more cases of abuse start to pop up.
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