A Shot Against Opioids

A Shot Against Opioids

Image How an opioid vaccine works: (1) A person is vaccinated against one or more opioids. (3) If a person takes opioids after vaccination, (4) the antibodies in the blood stick to the opioids, and (5) those opioids can’t cross from the blood into the brain. An opioid vaccine would be a new kind of treatment approach to provide protection against the effects of opioids, including overdose. Like any vaccine, an opioid vaccine needs to be tested in many people before it could be made available more broadly. If it proves to be effective, a vaccine against opioids would be a valuable additional option for people with opioid use disorder.

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