Monthly Archives: May 2017

Is Loperamide the New Black?

Posted by Jeffrey Jacobs, M.D., M.P.H. While I was attending the American Occupational Health Conference in Denver, Colo., last week, I learned about another sad consequence of opioid over-prescribing in our country. Some addicts have been taking large quantities of loperamide, an over-the-counter anti-diarrheal medication, to relieve opioid withdrawal symptoms. A related article in the January […]


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