Kratom exposures reported to Texas poison centers.

@article{Forrester2013KratomER,
  title={Kratom exposures reported to Texas poison centers.},
  author={Mathias B. Forrester},
  journal={Journal of addictive diseases},
  year={2013},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={396-400}
}
Kratom use is a growing problem in the United States. Kratom exposures reported to Texas poison centers between January 1998 and September 2013 were identified. No kratom exposures were reported from 1998 to 2008 and 14 exposures were reported from 2009 to September 2013. Eleven patients were male, and 11 patients were in their 20s. The kratom was ingested in 12 patients, inhaled in 1, and both ingested and inhaled in 1. Twelve patients were managed at a healthcare facility and the remaining 2… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 19 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 36 references

Kratom’ craze worries federal drug

  • C. Ingalls
  • agency. King 5 News, January
  • 2013

Thang, Kakuam, Thom, Ketum, Biak)

  • Drug Enforcement Administration. Kratom . Street names
  • Drug Enforcement Administration, January 2013…
  • 2013

a 5-year study

  • Trakulsrichai S. Kratom abuse in Ramathibodi Poison Center
  • Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology…
  • 2013

‘ Kratom ’ craze worries federal drug agency

  • C. Ingalls
  • 2013

Asian leaf ‘kratom’ making presence felt in US emergency rooms

  • K. Huus
  • NBC News, March
  • 2012

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…