Loperamide Abuse Emerging As A New Prescription Drug Problem

Loperamide is an over-the-counter prescription drug used to control … can reduce symptoms of opioid withdrawal but can generate heroin-like effects. … In 2014, more than 47,000 cases of drug overdose were recorded by the FDA. Read more: Loperamide Abuse Emerging As A New Prescription Drug Problem
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Inside the lifesaving anti-overdose drug, Narcan

Inside the lifesaving anti-overdose drug, Narcan. By Melissa … De La Garza lost her son, 19 year old Manuel Carvajal, to a drug overdose last July. … “When I found out the cause of death, I question should I share, what should I do?”. Read more: Inside the...
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Ecstasy caused fatal ODs at music festival, ME says

Ecstasy caused fatal ODs at music festival, ME says … A Hillsborough County medical examiner ruled the deaths of a Kissimmee woman and … that heroin, fentanyl and methadone are among the big drug-related causes of death in … Read more: Ecstasy caused fatal ODs at music festival, ME...
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