As clinicians and patients scramble for opioid analgesic alternatives and ways to blunt opioid withdrawal, kratom (also known as mitragynine) use among desperate patients has surged. What should practitioners know?
- Kratom is not part of the usual standard test for urine screens
- At low doses...
Newswise — The herb kratom is increasingly being used to manage pain and treat opioid addiction, but it’s not safe to use as an herbal supplement, according to new research led by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
William Eggleston, clinical assistant professor of...