Tag Archives: Loperamide

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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A Few Words on The Kratom Kraze

When it comes to addictive substances, most of what I write about on Sobrietyland has to do with my former Vicodin and Loperamide addictions. But there are so many other “new” or “natural alternative” drugs emerging on the scene! I … Continue reading

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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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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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New Loperamide Articles! (16 Mar 2015)

Two new and important articles have been added to my ARTICLE CLEARINGHOUSE page regarding the deadly cardiac effects of high-dose loperamide. Both papers introduce new cases and call for further studies and more clinician awareness. They further underline the causal … Continue reading

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