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Risks of Using Imodium for Opioid Withdrawal

Risks of Using Imodium for Opioid Withdrawal

Imodium (loperamide) is an over-the-counter medication treatment for acute and chronic diarrhea. When used in large quantities, however, Imodium can induce effects similar to opioids, such as euphoria. For this reason, some individuals suffering from opioid addiction abuse Imodium to get high or help manage withdrawal symptoms. Loperamide works by reducing the flow of fluids …

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