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Peripheral opioid receptor agonists

What are Peripheral opioid receptor agonists?

Peripheral opioid receptor agonists act on opioid receptors outside of the central nervous system, which are found in high concentrations in the bronchial smooth muscle, digestive tract, skin, and peripheral nerves. Peripheral opioid receptor agonists do not readily cross the blood-brain barrier.

List of Peripheral opioid receptor agonists

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Drug Name Avg. Rating Reviews
Korsuva (Pro)
Generic name: difelikefalin
No reviews
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Medical conditions associated with peripheral opioid receptor agonists:

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