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Two new loperamide articles in the literature (Nov 2015)

In addition to being interesting articles on their face, they are also the first ones in the literature that discuss withdrawal symptoms with regard to loperamide. Up until now, it’s only been “anecdotal” (though we ALL know the withdrawal is … Continue reading

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Loperamide No More – Part 2, or Happy 2nd Re-Birthday to Me!

Two years ago my heart stopped and I died. I died at home. It was a Tuesday. There was no white light. No relatives greeting me. Just darkness and silence. I barely survived my overdose on loperamide in 2012. It … Continue reading

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One step backward, one step forward.

I have re-earned my 24-hour chip. Yesterday, in what I perceived to be a brave effort to continue understanding and ‘working’ my recovery, I decided to ‘out’ myself at my AA meeting and ask for a discussion on relapse. Of … Continue reading

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Haha — did I say “no more”?

I made it all the way to Saturday. Five full days. I couldn’t take it anymore. Since the last dose I’d taken was on Monday morning and nothing since, I thought I was doing okay, but by Saturday, I could … Continue reading

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