Badcopnews.com – A new drug aimed at treating drug addiction has been reportedly tested in Australia by researchers.
Quoted from ABC, Tuesday (17/7/2018), The drug is known as N-acetyl cysteine (NAC), which is said to be a new drug to treat drug addiction.
Researchers from Curtin University Professor Rebecca McKetin says NAC is a compound that can change brain chemicals associated with addiction.
The researchers said if this drug can reduce the desire to consume tobacco, cocaine and marijuana.
“NAC can reduce the desire to take methamphetamine or other drugs including tobacco, cocaine and marijuana,” he said.
“What we do not know yet is whether this can reduce the level of drug use to active users, that is the purpose of our experiment,” he said.
The drug is also claimed by researchers as a drug that can restore the balance of the brain system drug addicts.
“N-acetyl cysteine is a drug that can restore the balance of the brain system,” he explained.