Kratom is known to be a psychoactive substance that affects its users in a similar way as opioid. You will find its many users and retailers all around the world. It is most commonly used for medicinal purposes in Southeast Asia. Most states in America
University at Buffalo pediatrician Praveen Chandrasekharan first heard of kratom in 2017 when a newborn girl was admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit at John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital in Buffalo, New York, where he works as a neonatologist. The baby was jittery, had
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- CHI Health Pharmacist Bob Grenier said there's no clear cut consensus about kratom at the federal level.
"There are kind of two camps within the FDA," he said. "One camp who thinks it should be a schedule one or extremely prohibited. And
Kratom may be unsafe for use. New research investigates further evidence of adverse effects of Kratom, which is an herbal supplement.
Several individuals with mood disorders or chronic pain use this plant-derived supplement to self-medicate. Due to its opioid properties, some people with opioid use disorder
The herbal remedy kratom often touted as an alternative treatment for opioid withdrawal or chronic pain, is in for more bad publicity. This week, scientists published yet more research showing that the plant is linked to reported dangerous side effects like seizures and deaths. Some
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The FDA is cracking down once again on Kratom products, which are herbal opioid-like supplements.
Federal health officials recently issued warning letters to two companies they say make unproven claims about the potential health benefits of Kratom. The warning is against
In the early days of the opioid crisis, public officials had reasons to blame it on all the pills. News stories featured people who, to the shock of their neighbors and loved ones, had died unexpectedly of a drug overdose. In an emergency, authorities do