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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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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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Loperamide Abuse/Misuse/Addiction and Cardiac Conduction Disturbances — Article Clearinghouse [UPDATED 2 Aug 2016]

A comprehensive collection of medical research and articles regarding high dose loperamide abuse and its cardiac effects. Continue reading

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It’s Been a Long, Long Time — 6 Months Clean

In retrospect, it’s been a long time since I was off opiates for any length of time. As of yesterday, I officially have six months clean. It actually doesn’t feel bad to be sober. Not what I thought, really. I … Continue reading

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