1. CDC Reports More Deaths from Kratom Overdoses  NewsNet
  2. CDC Study Finds Kratom Linked to 152 Overdose Deaths Out of 27,000  Rolling Stone
  3. CDC: More people are overdosing on this legal drug  Boston 25 News
  4. Herbal Supplement Kratom Linked To Nearly 100 US Deaths: Here Are The Symptoms Of Potentially Deadly Kratom Ov  Tech Times
  5. CDC: herbal over-counter drug kratom killed dozens  USA TODAY
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Health officials are urging caution about kratom as a new study links more deaths with the herbal drug than was previously known. Kratom is a plant from southeast Asia that's sold in pills, capsules, and extracts. At low doses, kratom acts like a stimulant...

CDC Reports More Deaths from Kratom Overdoses – NewsNet

The herbal drug kratom, which U.S. drug regulators have said is essentially an opioid, has been linked to some narcotic overdose deaths, but whether it's dangerous by itself isn't clear.The herbal drug kratom, which U.S. drug regulators have said is essentially an opioid, has been linked to some narcotic overdose deaths, but whether it's dangerous by itself isn't clear.

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The herbal drug kratom, which U.S. drug regulators have said is essentially an opioid, has been linked to some narcotic overdose deaths, but whether it's dangerous by itself isn't clear.The herbal drug kratom, which U.S. drug regulators have said is essentially an opioid, has been linked to some narcotic overdose deaths, but whether it's dangerous by itself isn't clear.

Can Herbal Drug Kratom Kill?

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Kratom, an over-the-counter herbal supplement, has recently been linked to increased poisonings and fatal overdoses in the United States.Kratom, an over-the-counter herbal supplement, has recently been linked to increased poisonings and fatal overdoses in the United States.

Kratom: What's the popular herbal drug tied to overdoses made from?

Kratom, an easily obtained herbal drug, has caused nearly 100 overdose deaths in recent years, per a CDC report. Here, experts explain why the side effects are so dangerous.The easily obtained drug has addictive, opioid-like compounds.

Kratom Supplement Overdoses on the Rise - Side Effects to Know

Deaths due to kratom overdose rose to an alarming rate within just a five-month period beginning July 2016. It is largely known as an herbal supplement, but large doses could lead to seizures, coma, and even death.Deaths due to kratom overdose rose to an alarming rate within just a five-month period beginning July 2016. It is largely known as an herbal supplement, but large doses could lead to seizures, coma, and even death.

Herbal Supplement Kratom Linked To Nearly 100 US Deaths: Here Are The Symptoms Of Potentially Deadly Kratom Overdose | Tech Times

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say overdose deaths involving the herbal supplement kratom are more common than previously reported. A government report released Thursday said kratom was a cause in 91 overdose deaths in 27 states. Officials previously said they knew of 44 nationally.NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say overdose deaths involving the herbal supplement kratom are more common than previously reported. A government report released Thursday said kratom was a cause in 91 overdose deaths in 27 states. Officials previously said they knew of 44 nationally. Most who died had also taken heroin, fentanyl or other drugs. But kratom was the only substance detected in seven of the deaths.

CDC study: Herbal supplement kratom is tied to more U.S. deaths that previously thought | FOX31 Denver

US officials concerned about growing abuse of plant recently legalised in Thailand for medical purposesNEW YORK: Overdose deaths in the United States involving herbal supplements made with kratom, a mild narcotic popular in Thailand, are more common than previously reported, health officials say.

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Kratom is back in the headlines again. Last year it was linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak. Now, this over-the-counter herbal drub has been tied to almost 100 overdose deaths nationwide.Kratom is back in the headlines again. Last year it was linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak. Now, this over-the-counter herbal drub has been tied to almost 100 overdose deaths nationwide.

Ask Dr. Nandi: Herbal drug Kratom linked to almost 100 overdose deaths, CDC reports

NEW YORK - U.S. health officials say overdose deaths involving the herbal supplement kratom are more common than previously reported. A government report released Thursday said kratom was a cause in 91 overdose deaths in 27 states. Officials previously said they knew of 44 nationally.NEW YORK - U.S. health officials say overdose deaths involving the herbal supplement kratom are more common than previously reported. A government report released Thursday said kratom was a cause in 91 overdose deaths in 27 states. Officials previously said they knew of 44 nationally. Most who died had also taken heroin, fentanyl or other drugs. But kratom was the only substance detected in seven of the deaths.

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The Centers for Disease Control says the number of overdose deaths from the herbal supplement kratom are more common than previously reported.The Centers for Disease Control says the number of overdose deaths from the herbal supplement kratom are more common than previously reported.

CDC reports kratom linked to overdose deaths

The CDC says from July 2016 through the end of 2017 Kratom was a cause in 91 overdose deaths in 27 states.The CDC says from July 2016 through the end of 2017 Kratom was a cause in 91 overdose deaths in 27 states.

Kratom-related deaths documented locally, as CDC says more U.S. deaths are linked to the herbal supplement

The plant, which is sold in pills, capsules and extracts, is listed as a drug of concern by the DEA.The plant, which is sold in pills, capsules and extracts, is listed as a drug of concern by the DEA.

Kratom linked to more deaths than previously known, CDC study finds

There were more than 1800 calls to the national poison center concerning exposure to kratom from 2011 to 2017.There were more than 1800 calls to the national poison center concerning exposure to kratom from 2011 to 2017.

Kratom linked to nearly 100 U.S. overdose deaths, CDC finds

Official site of The Week Magazine, offering commentary and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts, entertainment, people and gossip, and political cartoons. When it comes to drug use, there are a few big scary names that come to mind. Fentanyl, heroin, and synthetic cannabinoids have all been known to lead to overdosing and, in some cases, death. But one culprit behind drug overdosing is still on your pharmacy shelf. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report Friday detailing the deaths linked to an over-the-counter herbal supplement called kratom. Sold in powdered or capsule form, this drug is marketed as a balm to pain, anxiety, and even dependence on other drugs. But the substance isn't regulated by the FDA, and some officials have concerns about its safety. Kratom is said to cause a euphoric high similar to that of opioid drugs — the same ones that have caused our nationwide epidemic of drug dependence and addiction. While previous estimates of kratom-related deaths hovered around 44, the CDC analyzed 18 months of data to find that kratom was involved in 91 overdose deaths across 27 states, the new report said. Most deaths had other drugs involved, like fentanyl or heroin; but in seven of the cases, kratom was the only drug linked to the deaths. Using kratom can cause "a variety of serious medical outcomes," said Henry Spiller, who has conducted studies on the drug. "Just because it is currently classified as an herbal supplement does not mean it is regulated or that it is safe." Read more about the dangers of kratom at CBS News. Shivani Ishwar

This over-the-counter herbal supplement was linked to 91 overdose deaths

When it comes to drug use, there are a few big scary names that come to mind. Fentanyl, heroin, and synthetic cannabinoids have all been known to lead to overdosing and, in some cases, death. But one culprit behind drug overdosing is still on your pharmacy shelf. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report Friday detailing the deaths linked to an over-the-counter herbal supplement called kratom. Sold in powdered or capsule form, this drug is marketed as a balm to pain, anxiety, and even dependence on other drugs. But the substance isn't regulated by the FDA, and some officials have concerns about its safety. Kratom is said to cause a euphoric high similar to that of opioid drugs — the same ones that have caused our nationwide epidemic of drug dependence and addiction. While previous estimates of kratom-related deaths hovered around 44, the CDC analyzed 18 months of data to find that kratom was involved in 91 overdose deaths across 27 states, the new report said. Most deaths had other drugs involved, like fentanyl or heroin; but in seven of the cases, kratom was the only drug linked to the deaths. Using kratom can cause "a variety of serious medical outcomes," said Henry Spiller, who has conducted studies on the drug. "Just because it is currently classified as an herbal supplement does not mean it is regulated or that it is safe." Read more about the dangers of kratom at CBS News. Shivani Ishwar

This over-the-counter herbal supplement was linked to 91 overdose deaths