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Opioid Addicts Are Overdosing on Diarrhea Drug

THURSDAY, Feb. 7, 2019 – A popular anti-diarrheal drug is fast becoming another dangerous byproduct of the opioid crisis, as more addicts take huge quantities of it to ease withdrawal symptoms or...

Responding to Opioid Crisis, FDA Puts More Restrictions on Imodium

TUESDAY, Jan. 30, 2018 – Increasingly, people addicted to opioid painkillers are using dangerously high doses of the diarrhea drug Imodium (loperamide), either to get high or to help ease...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Drug Safety Communication: Imodium (loperamide) for Over-the-Counter Use - FDA Limits Packaging To Encourage Safe Use

ISSUE: To foster safe use of the over-the counter (OTC) anti-diarrhea drug loperamide, FDA is working with manufacturers to use blister packs or other single dose packaging and to limit the number of...

Puppy Poop Infection Tally Rises to 67 People in 15 States

TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2017 – An outbreak of a potentially deadly bacteria linked to contaminated puppy poop has spread to 15 states, a new federal report shows. These multidrug-resistant Campylobacter...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Loperamide (Imodium): Drug Safety Communication - Serious Heart Problems With High Doses From Abuse and Misuse

ISSUE: FDA is warning that taking higher than recommended doses of the common over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription diarrhea medicine loperamide (Imodium), including through abuse or misuse of the...

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