Kratom: A Primer
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 9, Number 1, January 2021
Editor, Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly
Ms. Knopf has disclosed that she has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
With opioid-like properties, kratom’s recreational use is increasingly reported among those seeking pain relief or a high. This primer reviews what’s known about this unregulated substance, how to talk about it in the clinic, and early evidence on how to treat its withdrawal syndrome.