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Kratom: A Primer on the Controversy Surrounding the Opioid Analogue

Posted by Mario Ramirez, MD on May 29, 2018 10:00:00 AM

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We’ve previously written about the challenges clinicians and patients face as they seek non-opioid alternatives for effective pain management.  One such alternative, Mitragyna speciose, or kratom, has been a focus of increased public discussion lately, but is still a topic that many clinicians are unfamiliar with.  AffirmHealth has developed this short primer to help bring you up to speed so that you can have an informed discussion with your patients.

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