In this article, we describe a middle-aged woman with a history of addiction to opioid medications who eventually became dependent on kratom. Her kratom-related withdrawal symptoms responded to a trial of buprenorphine-naloxone. Subsequently, she was maintained on this medication.
Center for Behavioral Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH (AK, MV); FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, NC (JMJ); Alcohol and Drug Recovery Center, Cleveland Clinic Lutheran Hospital, Cleveland, OH (MV).
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Received 27 March, 2018
Accepted 17 June, 2018
The authors disclose no conflicts of interest.