Abuse of anti-diarrheal medication you know well is alarming physicians
When the emergency team arrived, it was already too late. The 24-year-old man, who had a history of opioid addiction, was not breathing and lacked a pulse. His case report, recently published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, includes an unusual detail along with this all too typical tragedy: The responders found a half-dozen boxes of loperamide a popular anti-diarrhea medication, sold over the counter Imodium or Diamode all completely empty.
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