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Tapering - Immodium for opiate withdrawal

Discussion in 'Opiate addiction' started by henry3712683, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. henry3712683

    henry3712683 Newbie

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    Oct 10, 2007
    from Canada
    Ive been hooked on oxys for about 2 months. doing 60-200mg for the past 2 weeks. Sometimes even up to 350mg

    Im planning to take loperamide to ease/stop the withdrawals.

    I read online that it helps, what dosage and how often should I take it?

    and which brands are the right ones, such as i read online Immodium
    , is there anything i should watch out for that could be harmful?

    The ingredients in immodium are:

    Active Ingredient
    Each caplet contains 2 mg loperamide hydrochloride

    Nonmedicinal Ingredients (alphabetical)
    Cellulose, colloidal silicon dioxide, D&C yellow No. 10, diabasic calcium phosphate, FD&C blue No. 1, magnesium stearate.

    Please get back to me with your thoughts and feedback.

    Thank you
  2. Marton

    Marton Silver Member

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    Aug 15, 2012
    42 y/o from serbia_and_montenegro
    Try with 16-20mg on first 2 days then taper down until you reach 4mg on day 7.Proven to help a lot with my friend coming down from H.There were some wd symptoms of course, but much much easier that cold turkey.You will probably need some laxatives after a few days, try Dulcolax and drink a lots of fluids,that's very important.Good luck and hang in there,gtg now.