Kratom piles up liver injuries; clinicians brace for DACA decision

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Kratom: Botanical with opiate-like effects increasingly blamed for liver injury

By Will Pass

Kratom-associated liver damage involves a mixed pattern of hepatocellular and cholestatic injury.

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