As US Opioid Fad Continues Constipation Med Overdoses Now A Thing

A suspected drug overdose death in Southern Illinois has been confirmed to have been caused by an overdose of loperamide, an over the counter anti-diarrheal drug sold under the trade name Immodium (archived). Poor digestive absorbtion and poor mobility across the blood brain barrier have historically discouraged recreational use of loperamide.

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