Dennis Wichern

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Name: <a href="https://www.kevinmd.com/blog/post-author/dennis-wichern" rel="tag">Dennis Wichern
Date registered: July 12, 2018
URL: https://www.kevinmd.com/blog

Latest posts

  1. Kratom: harmless herbal supplement or dangerous drug? — August 17, 2018
  2. The other side of Suboxone — July 28, 2018
  3. 10 ways to stay out of the DEA’s crosshairs — July 12, 2018

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Kratom: harmless herbal supplement or dangerous drug?

What is it? Kratom is a powdered herbal supplement derived from the leaves of a tropical evergreen tree that is native to Southeast Asia and is usually taken orally but can also be brewed into teas. It is commonly used by consumers as an alternative medicine to self-treat opioid addiction and chronic pain.  The leaves […]

The other side of Suboxone

A lot has been written about Suboxone, the buprenorphine treatment drug. For many, Suboxone acts as an effective medication to treat opioid addiction. For others, it’s a highly-valued street drug that is commonly diverted and misused. To understand and acknowledge the darker side of Suboxone we have to look back at its history over the […]

10 ways to stay out of the DEA’s crosshairs

No news attracts attention like a physician who’s in trouble with DEA or their state medical board. So, how does it happen, what are the common issues and what can a physician do to safeguard themselves? First, let’s look at what the numbers and the research tell us. The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) […]

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