There are currently no approved ways to treat kratom addiction or withdrawal, specifically. unlike opioids, quitting kratom cold turkey is not dangerous. from some people prefer quitting cold turkey because it means their withdrawal symptoms will be over much faster. kratom contains powerful alkaloids that have stimulating, pain- relieving, and mood- altering effects on the brain. it has also been used by some to relieve the symptoms of opioid withdrawal. over the past few years, kratom use has increased in the united states. longer- term no withdrawal from kratom use can result in dependence and withdrawal from kratom isn’ t always easy. editor' s note: on nov. 14, the fda issued an advisory about " deadly risks" associated with kratom, saying there is no evidence to support using it for opioid withdrawal. kratom is thought to be most similar to opioid drugs as it works on some of the same mechanisms and circuits in the brain.
the opioid withdrawal syndrome associated with kratom can come with significant withdrawal symptoms that physically may be similar to flu symptoms and emotionally may include severe depression, drug cravings, and anxiety. video transcript [ start of audio] [ 00: 00] hey, this is matt, welcome to the training video on “ how to get off kratom without withdrawal. ” this is going to be a very informative and helpful video for you if you’ re currently on kratom and would like to get off in the least amount of discomfort possible. i am 3 days into no kratom due to being sick and taking zithromax and really dreaded the withdrawal on top of the illness but it' s really been ok, a little restless leg at night and sweats but those were happening anyway. quitting kratom cold turkey may be from difficult but kratom does not appear to have any life- threatening side effects associated with its use or its withdrawal syndrome. however, because so little is known about the drug, it may be best to seek the guidance of a professional. kratom is still not a very well- known drug in the u. super red md kratom effects. , which makes kratom withdrawal unpredictable and attempting a kratom detox on your own extremely dangerous. if you are struggling with kratom abuse, learn more about kratom withdrawal symptoms, timeline, and how we can help with detox. your thoughts on withdrawal? i' ve just discovered the from glory of kratom and have been enjoying it for the last few days.
purchased 100gs from getkratom. com( before i saw the 10% off on reddit unfortunately) and have been pleased with the results, but i am ignorant in the ways of the leaf so i can' t really testify to the quality. kratom withdrawal is much less severe when compared to traditional opioids. its also a fair amount from shorter, and feels a bit different too. expect some depression, anxiety, body aches, restlessness and to be tired during the day.