Category Archives: AA

Advocacy and Updates

Hello everyone! I have returned from a conference at Georgetown U. regarding the Loperamide issue. It was an incredible experience to discuss the issue and review current research with some of the top brains from around the country including representatives … Continue reading

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Lebensunwertes Leben

I just had a rather heated discussion with a now former friend on facebook regarding their opinion that addiction is a choice, not a disease. I welcome anyone who is judgmental of me and of other addicts, and feels that … Continue reading

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FDA Recommends Limiting Loperamide Quantities

The FDA has recommended that loperamide (brand name: Imodium) be sold in limited quantity and in blister packs in the hope that such a move will stifle the growing problem of addicts abusing the drug. If the manufacturers agree, it’s … Continue reading

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Thinking Fast and Slow

On Facebook this morning, I ran across a recommendation by ZDoggMD (government name: Dr. Zubun¬†Damania) — a book called “Thinking Fast and Slow” by¬†From Daniel Kahneman. This piqued my interest for a couple of reasons. First, Kahneman, despite being a … Continue reading

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NEW Loperamide Article! — July 2015

This extensive case study is a particularly difficult one for me to read and add to the list. A twenty-five year old woman died from repeated lope abuse. Twenty-five. Just a kid, really. How many of us know someone twenty-five … Continue reading

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An Ordinary Kid on an Ordinary Day

This week, a young man died. In many ways, he was just like most kids his age. He was 27-years-old, the only child from a loving family in a suburb near the midwest; he loved gaming and was a sales … Continue reading

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