A Case of Kratom Overdose in a Pediatric Patient
Wong A, and Mun M. A Case of Kratom Overdose in a Pediatric Patient. Case Rep Psychiatry 2020; 2020:8818095.
Case Rep Psychiatry
Kratom is a synthetic opioid that is federally unregulated and thus available for purchase through online retail and smoke shops in most states. Due to its availability, there is concern for misuse in the pediatric population. There is existing literature describing toxicity of kratom in adults; yet, to the best of our knowledge, there are no cases describing kratom toxicity in the pediatric population. Thus, we present the case of kratom overdose in a pediatric patient.