Klinik Kasih

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What Is Kratom Addiction?

Kratom(Ketum) is a native tree in South Asia with psychotropic known effect. Kratom is illegal in Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and North America.

Kratom contains mitragynine and 7-2 hydroxymitragynine which interact with opioid in the brain (same receptor as
heroin). Taken in small amount, it gives energy  and increased sociability, however at high doses it produce sedation, pleasure and analgesia.

Withdrawal from kratum is similar to opioid withdrawal, causing eye tearing, muscle
ache, profuse sweating, insomnia, anxiety, diarrhea and others. 

In Northern parts of  Malaysia, users would mix with cough syrup, soft drink(cola-cola,sprite) which would worsen the addiction. Some would even mix with mosquito spray to enhance the experience.

Kratom addiction can be treated with

  • Detox protocol
  • Pain Killer Detox
  • Suboxone Detox

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