jayhawk88: Studies done with the mice show that the venom has no side effects and it's not believed humans could become addicted to it.[newnation.sg image 400x267]We're humans, for farks sake. We can get addicted to watching flashing lights.
BigBooper: As some one with long term chronic pain because of a spinal injury, WANT!
jayhawk88: We're humans, for farks sake. We can get addicted to watching flashing lights.
BetterMetalSnake: Find new non-addictive pain killers. Sell new drug. People get addicted. Rinse. Repeat.
grinding_journalist: jayhawk88: We're humans, for farks sake. We can get addicted to watching flashing lights.BetterMetalSnake: Find new non-addictive pain killers. Sell new drug. People get addicted. Rinse. Repeat.Both true, but not because of a particular dug or distraction- addiction is a symptom of another underlying issue, either physical or psychological. If this drug works the way they want it to work, all it would do would be block your brain's ability to receive pain signals- thereby making it a painkiller you couldn't get high on. Lidocaine abuse isn't really a thing, since all it does is make you numb- but I'm sure that someone, somewhere is "addicted to it" and the same thing could happen with this.
LouisZepher: Centipede venom as medicine? What won't Interzone come up with next?
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