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@oddfox This case in general is baffling. Assuming that was an accurate reading — and I’m not sure I’m confident it is — I feel like there’d have to be some metabolic issue to get to that concentration. That’s like 10x higher in other supposed deaths.
@forensictoxguy I think that’s fair. Does kratom have more dangerous effects when used with other drugs? It could. But if so, the data they’ve provided doesn’t even attempt to prove it, and could just as well be complete happenstance.
Anyway, that’s it for now. If anyone wants to check out some of the docs for themselves, they should be (mostly) accessible here. 
FDA spox maintains that these reports show “potentially serious and sometimes deadly risks” of kratom, but — I think more fairly — also calls specific attention to concerns about kratom use with other drugs.
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