CDC: Synthetic pot linked to 16 cases of kidney injury

02/14/2013 | Family Practice News

Sixteen teens and adults aged 15 to 33 in six states were diagnosed with acute kidney injury last year following the use of synthetic marijuana products, CDC officials wrote in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. While most of the patients recovered within three days after their serum creatinine peak, five needed hemodialysis and four were given corticosteroids.

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