Kratom and oxycodone – Clinical Advisor

I think that kratom is much safer than some of the FDA– and US Drug Enforcement Administration–approved medications, such as oxycodone. I treat patients for opioid addiction, and I have a few who have stopped using opioids and are now on a stable, individualized dose that the patient decides. I know that this takes the control away (more…)

State crime lab confirms confiscated pill is fentanyl disguised as oxycodone – SitNews

First time extremely potent synthetic opioid found in this form in Alaska

January 03, 2017
Tuesday PM

(SitNews) Anchorage, Alaska – Following the arrest of an individual for driving under the influence of drugs in Juneau, one of the items found in their possession was a pill that appeared to be a 30 mg oxycodone tablet. Testing at the Alaska State Crime Lab, however, (more…)

Local doctor faces federal drug charges: Physician accused of overprescribing painkiller…

FORT MOHAVE — A doctor with offices in Fort Mohave was arrested in Wyoming last week on a federal charge of conspiring to distribute the painkiller oxycodone.

The Associated Press reported a criminal complaint was unsealed Dec. 1 in U.S. District Court in Wyoming against Dr. Shakeel A. Kahn and his wife Lyn Kahn. It alleges Dr. Kahn prescribed to patients inappropriately (more…)