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Can widespread use of Endomorphin 1 & 2 end the opioid overdose crisis? They don't cause respiratory depression or addiction.

Endomorphine is a highly selective mu but not delta or kappa receptors which cause all the unwanted side effects of opioids.
Goals - Prove Endomorphin's superiority to other opioids.
Methods - Monitor pain levels, addiction through tox screens and mortality rates from overdose.
Expected outcome - Endomorphin will have very low if any overdoses, tolerance build up should be minimal, alcohol addiction should be reduced,... more »

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