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  1. Opioid addicts turning to anti-diarrhea medication to get highRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    "It is actually potentially even worse than using heroin," said Kirk Cumpston, ER doctor and Medical Director of the Virginia Poison Center. "There's been like a 70 percent rise in using this drug in the wrong way," said Carol Price, a local nurse practitioner.

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  2. Keep health in mind when traveling this summerRead the original story

    Tuesday May 22 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    If you have travel plans this summer, you're not alone. Approximately 45 percent of Americans take a summer vacation.

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  3. An Unusual Twist To The Opioid CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 17 | WTVG-TV Toledo

    Some people are misusing Anti-diarrhea pills in an effort to try and get high. The abuse of over the counter medications containing loperamide is sending some people to the hospital with an overdose.

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  4. Opioid crisis spurs sometimes-deadly abuse of popular diarrhea medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 16 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    The opioid crisis has taken what the FDA calls "many new and troubling turns," and and this is one of them. Opioid addicts are buying a popular diarrhea medicine, loperamide, sold under the brand name Imodium - to get high or as a way to taper off off opioids.

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  5. These are the items that you need in your first-aid kit if you just want to carry the bare minimumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 13 | NewsTarget.com

    A first-aid kit is something that you always want to keep in your survival gear, even if you dread ever having to use it. If you want to keep your pack light, you can prepare a basic first-aid kit so you have something to treat minor cuts and scrapes.

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  6. Opioid crisis spurs sometimes-deadly abuse of popular diarrhea medicineRead the original story

    Sunday May 13 | ABC News

    The hand of a drug addict with a syringe and heroin lying on the floor is pictured in this undated stock photo. The opioid crisis has taken what the FDA calls "many new and troubling turns," and and this is one of them.

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  7. Authorities warn against excessive use of anti-diarrheal after overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 7 | KFVS12

    The anti-diarrheal, or Imodium, is a made of Loperamide a synthetic opioid, is fatal when taken in large doses, according to the sheriff's office. Law enforcement along with the state's attorney and coroner are asking businesses to monitor and move the item to behind the counter for public safety.

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  8. Misuse and abuse of OTC loperamide challenge FDA to address a new turn in the opioid crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 4 | US Food and Drug Administration

    The opioid epidemic has reached tragic proportions. Yet it continues to take many new, and troubling turns.

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  9. Man dies after overdosing on Imodium, Illinois officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | The Miami Herald

    More than half million people have died between 2000 and 2015 from opioids. Today, opioid deaths are considered an epidemic.

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  10. Man dies from Imodium overdose in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 8 | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    Leaders in Randolph County are warning of a new trend after a person died from an overdose of a common over-the-counter medication. A release from the Randolph County Coroner, Sheriff and State's Attorney said they have seen an increase people stealing or buying large quantities of Loperamide, more commonly known as Imodium, and taking it to get high.

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  11. Mom warning others about popular over-the-counter drug that killed her sonRead the original story

    Saturday May 5 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    One brave mother wants you to remember her son's story so that what happened to her son doesn't happen to you or your loved one. "Teenagers goofing off not thinking they would get addicted.

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  12. Common over-the-counter medicine kills someone: stunning reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Bay Area Business Woman

    Medical examiners believe an overdose of loperamide, which is often marketed under brands like Imodium to treat diarrhea, is the cause of the death of a Pennsylvania man recently in a stunning and alarming development. Arjun Patel, 29, died in November, and a subsequent autopsy indicates that it was loperamide poisoning that was the cause, reports news station KDKA.

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  13. FDA Chief: Opioids Are a Biggest Crisis Facing the FDAaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | WMAL-AM Washington

    Running the Food and Drug Administration is one of the toughest jobs in government. Running it for a boss with a record of firing political appointees adds another level of complexity.

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  14. FDA chief: Opioids are 'biggest crisis facing the FDA'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | KION 46

    Running the Food and Drug Administration is one of the toughest jobs in government. Running it for a boss with a record of firing political appointees adds another level of complexity.

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  15. FDA chief: Opioids 'biggest crisis facing the FDA'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Running the Food and Drug Administration is one of the toughest jobs in government. Running it for a boss with a record of firing political appointees adds another level of complexity.

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  16. U.S. man died due to overdose of antidiarrheal medicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - A man who died in the Pittsburgh area last year did so from poisoning with loperamide , the active ingredient in antidiarrheal medication , BuzzFeed News reports, citing the medical examiner's office. Loperamide is found in over-the-counter antidiarrheal medications like Imodium.

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  17. Man dies from anti-diarrhea drug poisoning; experts say cases up 167 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Arjun Patel, 29, died in November, but the cause of death was not released until this week. Loperamide is the active ingredient in anti-diarrhea products like Imodium A-D.

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  18. People's pharmacy: Are mail-order medicines ruined by weather? - Tue, 03 Apr 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | The Spokesman-Review

    Q. I read your column concerning pharmaceutical drugs left in a cold mailbox in the winter. A few years ago, I measured summer temperatures in our mailbox with an accurate electronic thermometer.

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  19. Man, 29, died from overdosing on ANTI-DIARRHEA medication which can also mimic opioid highRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Man, 29, died from overdosing on ANTI-DIARRHEA medication called 'poor man's methadone' which can also mimic opioid high Addicts are said to be consuming hundreds of pills with loperamide in them to get high or to self-treat withdrawal symptoms A medical examiner has revealed that a Pennsylvania man died after overdosing on anti-diarrhea medication that can mimic an opioid high. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's office has now determined that Patel's cause of death was loperamide poisoning - a drug that is said to have opioid-like side affects and can be found in the over-the-counter anti-diarrhea drug, Imodium AD.

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  20. Common over-the-counter medicine kills someone: stunning reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Bay Area Business Woman

    Medical examiners believe an overdose of loperamide, which is often marketed under brands like Imodium to treat diarrhea, is the cause of the death of a Pennsylvania man recently in a stunning and alarming development. Arjun Patel, 29, died in November, and a subsequent autopsy indicates that it was loperamide poisoning that was the cause, reports news station KDKA.

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