Imodium, Imodium A-D, Loperamide Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. FDA: People overdose on anti-diarrhea drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | ABC Action News

    Areal Flood Watch issued June 5 at 4:17PM EDT expiring June 7 at 12:00AM EDT in effect for: DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Pinellas, Polk, Sumter Flood Warning issued June 6 at 10:39AM EDT expiring June 11 at 11:00AM EDT in effect for: DeSoto Flood Warning issued June 6 at 10:39AM EDT expiring June 9 at 3:38PM EDT in effect for: Hillsborough Flood Warning issued June 6 at 10:39AM EDT expiring June 8 at 3:12AM EDT in effect for: Hillsborough Flood Warning issued June 6 at 10:39AM EDT expiring June 8 at 9:00AM EDT in effect for: Manatee Federal health officials are investigating sometimes-deadly overdoses with common anti-diarrhea drugs, a bizarre manifestation of the nation's drug abuse problem.

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  2. High Doses of Imodium Linked to Cardiac Problems and DeathRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Journal Watch

    The FDA is cautioning that higher-than-recommended doses of the antidiarrheal drug loperamide are associated with potentially fatal cardiac problems. The drug is increasingly being misused for its opioid effects by patients either seeking euphoria or self-treating for opioid withdrawal.

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  3. People Overdosing on Diarrhea Drug, FDA SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | MSNBC

    Too many people are overdosing on a diarrhea drug that has opiate-like effects, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday. Many are accidental overdoses but people also report taking the drug, called Imodium, on purpose to help curb cravings for highly addictive opioid drugs.

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  4. FDA Issues Heart Warning on ImodiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | News Max

    Higher than recommended doses of the anti-diarrhea drug Imodium can lead to serious heart rhythm disturbances and even death, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned today. The recommended dosage of the drug is considered safe when used according to directions, but the concern centers on the taking of higher doses in an intentional misuse of the drug, the agency said.

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  5. Loperamide (Imodium): Drug Safety Communication - Serious Heart...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Drugs.com

    ISSUE : FDA is warning that taking higher than recommended doses of the common over-the-counter and prescription diarrhea medicine loperamide , including through abuse or misuse of the product, can cause serious heart problems that can lead to death. The risk of these serious heart problems, including abnormal heart rhythms, may also be increased when high doses of loperamide are taken with several kinds of medicines that interact with loperamide .

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  6. ASCO2016: Puma Biotech Presents Positive Phase II Data At The Annual MeetingRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 5 | BioSpace

    Puma Biotechnology, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company, presented positive results from an investigator-sponsored Phase II trial of neratinib with HER2-mutated, non-amplified breast cancer. The data were presented today in a poster discussion session at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2016 Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

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  7. Puma Biotechnology Presents Positive Phase II Data at the 2016 ASCO Annual MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 5 | Freshnews

    Puma Biotechnology, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company, presented positive results from an investigator-sponsored Phase II trial of neratinib with HER2-mutated, non-amplified breast cancer. The data were presented today in a poster discussion session at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2016 Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.

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  8. Husband Fears Germs in Doctor's OfficesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Genesee Valley Pennysaver

    DEAR DR. ROACH: Our issue is with doctor's offices and germs. My husband won't see a doctor because he says they are some of the "germiest" places around.

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  9. Carl Gallo Jr v. Dr Kul Sood Lorna Pitcher StokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | FindLaw

    Carl Gallo, an Illinois prisoner, appeals the grant of summary judgment against him in this suit under 42 U.S.C. A 1983 asserting that medical staff at Hill Correctional Center were deliberately indifferent in treating his ulcerative colitis and lipomas . At issue is whether a prison doctor and his staff deliberately withheld a particular medication for colitis and disregarded a serious health risk by not surgically removing Gallo's lipomas.

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  10. The Health Reporter Is In: May 18, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    Have a health-related question? Ask it here and 30-year medical reporter Deb Pressey will chase down an answer. Q: Are hospital emergency rooms here seeing any of the Imodium drug overdoses that have been going on around the country, and how dangerous is this? A: So far, Imodium overdose cases haven't turned up at Carle Foundation Hospital or either of the Presence hospitals in Urbana and Danville, their spokespeople said.

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  11. Warning to parents: Heroin-like drug offered over the counterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Over the counter drugs are meant to keep you healthy, but are they really putting your children's lives in danger? We bought a box for less than $5 at a shopping center. It contains enough to get someone high and in some cases, kill them.

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  12. This is what it's like to have sex for money when you're sick from heroin withdrawalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | The Raw Story

    My boyfriend, John, wordlessly handed me two and a half pills, 25 milligrams of street-bought methadone . I'd been huddled dopesick under the blankets all morning, waiting for him to return to our tiny room in the SRO housing unit, knowing we were broke and hoping he could work some of his resourceful magic to get us something to feed both our habits.

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  13. IBS - Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Symptoms, Diet, TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | MedicineNet

    Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic disorder in which the intestines do not work normally. Other names for IBS are spastic colon or functional bowel disease.

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  14. Opioid Addicts Turning To Imodium To Get HighRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    A new article in the Annals of Emergency Medicine shows drug abusers are using the anti-diarrheal Imodium, when they can't get access to more potent drugs. "Loperamide is another example of patients going to any length for their addiction and they're using that because it's cheap, it's available and it can be effective," said Dr. Darrin Mangiacarne.

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  15. Getting high on anti-diarrhea drug can killRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Fox News

    Some people are taking extremely large doses of the anti-diarrhea medication Imodium in an attempt to get high, or to self-treat an addiction to painkillers, in what experts call a dangerous but growing trend. Although the drug is safe in doses used to treat diarrhea , in large doses it can cause serious side effects, including breathing and heart problems, and even death.

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  16. Addicts who can't find painkillers turn to anti-diarrhea drugsRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The epidemic of opioid addiction sweeping the country has led to another form of drug abuse that few experts saw coming: Addicts who cannot lay hands on painkillers are instead turning to Imodium and other anti-diarrhea medications. The active ingredient, loperamide, offers a cheap high if it is consumed in extraordinary amounts.

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  17. Drug users' new high: Anti-diarrhea drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | 10News

    A drug found in many medicine cabinets has become a source of the newest and dangerous high for drug abusers, with doctors pointing to two local overdoses as proof of a disturbing trend. Loperamide is the active ingredient in anti-diarrhea medication.

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  18. Addicts using hundreds of anti-diarrhea pills to get heroin-like highRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    It sounds a little ridiculous, but a new study shows that addicts are using a lot of Imodium - a diarrhea treatment medicine - to achieve the same high they were getting from heroin. NBC 12's Drew Wilder went to CVS and was able to buy Imodium over the counter, with no restriction on how much you can buy.

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  19. Addicts turning to diarrhea drug Imodium to get highRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Searching for an alternative to opioid painkillers such as Oxycontin and Vicodin, some addicts are now turning to the diarrhea drug Imodium for a high, researchers say. This abuse of Imodium - for its key ingredient, loperamide - is a growing problem in the United States, according to the researchers.

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  20. Where Will Opioid Panic Lead? How About Regulating Your Access to Diarrhea Medication?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    It seems increasingly clear that musical genius Prince was likely addicted to painkillers , and they played a role in his death in April. Authorities have now served search warrants to seize Prince's medical records at a medical center in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis.

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