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New Urine Drug Test That Detects Kratom Use Launched!

Millennium Laboratories, the leading research-based clinical diagnostic company dedicated to improving the lives of people suffering from pain and/or addiction, announced late last month the introduction of a new urine drug test for Kratom detection.

Unlike bath salts and synthetic marijuana, Kratom may still be a little obscure, but many addiction specialists in the United States are already aware of the dangerous effects of the substance. Though currently not a federally scheduled compound, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration considers Kratom  a drug of concern, as documented use and abuse of the plant is growing in the country.

The drug is made from the Kratom plant, a tropical tree indigenous to Thailand, Malaysia, other Southeast Asia countries. It comes in a packaging that’s similar to synthetic marijuana, and young people are purchasing them from local tobacco shops and the Internet. Experts say it can be more addictive and dangerous than other illegal drugs.

“Kratom, as well as emerging illegal substances such as bath salts and spice, which were recently added to our test menu, pose a major challenge for clinicians and addiction treatment centers,” said Howard Appel, President of Millennium Laboratories, in a press release. “Our company will continue to be at the forefront among laboratories in offering new testing of illicit substances and dangerous legal consumables, such as Kratom.”

The new Kratom drug test uses Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) technology to detect the presence of the major active alkaloids found in the Kratom leaf. LC-MS/MS technology is highly sensitive and specific, providing a quantitative identification that is unaffected by other drugs or dietary supplements.

Tags: Kratom abuse, kratom detection, Kratom drug test, kratom drug testing, Millennium Laboratories kratom test
September 18, 2012 at 10:40 pm
7 comments »
  • December 3, 2012 at 9:54 pmSandra Smith

    How soon will the home test for Kratom be available?
    Please let me know so I can pass the information on to someone who needs it.
    Thank you so much.

  • January 19, 2013 at 7:57 pmJoko Sugiarto

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  • June 30, 2013 at 4:12 pmJosh Rhodes

    I've taken this for months and have never had any kind of negative or addicted effect..anybody who publishes anything negative about kratom is just manipulating and or controlling who is making money on this natural herb.Maybe we should get taxed for every breath we take as well….that'll be the next legal controversy! lbvs

  • June 30, 2013 at 4:12 pmJosh Rhodes

    I've taken this for months and have never had any kind of negative or addicted effect..anybody who publishes anything negative about kratom is just manipulating and or controlling who is making money on this natural herb.Maybe we should get taxed for every breath we take as well….that'll be the next legal controversy! lbvs

  • July 29, 2013 at 6:06 pmClara Paulson

    What you are claiming is ridiculous. Kratom has made the lives of those who live with chronic pain, bearable. Compared to the side effects of pain killing pharma drugs, it is harmless. People can abuse anything, including aspirin. Plants should simply be hands-off. I personally know people who have used kratom for pain, for literally years, living freely without addiction or dangerous side effects.

  • July 29, 2013 at 6:06 pmClara Paulson

    What you are claiming is ridiculous. Kratom has made the lives of those who live with chronic pain, bearable. Compared to the side effects of pain killing pharma drugs, it is harmless. People can abuse anything, including aspirin. Plants should simply be hands-off. I personally know people who have used kratom for pain, for literally years, living freely without addiction or dangerous side effects.

  • March 17, 2014 at 3:13 pmFf

    How long will this drug stay in your system?

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