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Prescribing mode: OTC
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Loperamide for Withdrawal
We analyzed what people said about Loperamide and compared it to other Withdrawal medications
Loperamide & Withdrawal
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Using loperamide for opiate withdrawals
I have been an IV heroin and oxycodone user daily for three months. I decided to quit and began researching otc meds to aid with my withdrawal symptoms and began reading a lot about loperamide. With skepticism, I went to the pharmacy and bought naproxen and generic Imodium tablets. They're 2mg and after almost 24 hours with no h, I took 50mg of loperamide and within a couple hours I began feeling much better. No more skin crawling, irritability, diarreah, sweats.. I felt fine. I continued this for four days and then went 48 hours with no loperamide and I was miserable. I slept a total of 4 hours in two nights and had had enough. I bought more loperamide and took 50mg last night about 9pm and by midnight I was sound asleep and had 9 straight hours of uninterrupted sleep, no bullsh**! I was skeptic but I honestly a believer that loperamide really does inhibit my opioid receptors and drastically decrease withdrawal symptoms. It's thanksgiving today and I'm truly grateful to feel well enough to spend time with friends and family without being sick!
also has great success with drinking to relieve withdrawals...
" ...tramadol. SWIM also has great success with drinking to relieve withdrawals and was wondering if this has been a success for any other opiate dependent person. Im guessing since tramadol is... "
my ipod, and some loperamide for the pending withdrawals...
" ...oxy habit, my work was suffering, I was hanging out with the wrong people. I quit my job, called up some friends an hour and a half away, and just left with only 2 backpacks of clothes, my ipod, an... "
on oxy - I went through withdrawals to many times to count...
" ...no withdrawals at all. I was in total shock that an OTC for restroom issues actually took the withdrawals away. I took 2 Zantac and 30 minutes later 8-10 loperamide and was amazed. Give it a try an... "
using loperamide to help withdrawal symptoms. At what...
" ...a lower dose before using loperamide to help withdrawal symptoms. At what point might be... "
for Loperamide for preventing minor withdrawal symptoms...
" ...was wondering what would be the recomended dosage for Loperamide for preventing minor withdrawal symptoms from opiates without... "
when using loperamide for withdrawal, it's not necessary...
" I've never used cimetidine when using loperamide for withdrawal, it's not necessary and worked every time. Be careful using really high doses of lope though as I recall there being... "
loperamide really works for withdrawals as it cuts mine by...
" ...many threads and think that loperamide really works for withdrawals as it cuts mine by 75 or 90... "
Loperamide can help alleviate withdrawal symptoms (I...
" ...pretty bad headaches from withdrawal and they would usually ...after taking more opiates. Loperamide can help alleviate withdrawal symptoms (I will attest... "
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