Originally Posted by robotaffliction
i too can attest that there is some risk of dependency with kratom. and development of tolerance sucks (yes, it doesn't work as well the next day) and kratom only lasts 3 hours or so, so it's kind of a crummy solution to anything but short-term things like taking it for anxiety before going out in public, etc.. it can cause sexual dysfunction as well (anorgasmia).
The effects were still pretty strong a little after 5 hours for me. It was my first time, though. Second time was about the same.