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FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction

The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making “unproven” claims that their products, which contain a drug called kratom, can treat or cure opioid addiction and withdrawal. Kratom, which is an herbal extract that naturally grows outside of the U.S., is not approved by the FDA.… Read More »

Advice for Battling Opioid Addiction

Print this page SATURDAY, Dec. 29, 2018 — As the United States continues to struggle with its unprecedented opioid crisis, an expert says all Americans need to take action to prevent addiction and help those in need. There were an estimated 72,000 drug overdose deaths in the United States in 2017, according to the U.S.… Read More »