Kappa opioid receptor antagonists are provided that yieldsignificant improvements in functional binding assays to kappaopioid receptors relative to nor-BNI, and the use of theseantagonists in treatment of disease states that are ameliorated bybinding of the kappa opioid receptor such as heroin or cocaineaddictions.
Kappa opioid receptor ligands
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