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Originally posted by VneZonyDostupa
Yes, you can. In fact, there are many studies examining just such an idea, mainly, the creation of a "coc aine vaccine" that causes the body to produce coc aine-binding antibodies. It wouldn't make you sick or anything like that...you might be thinking of a drug called Antabuse, which used to be (and still is, occasionally) given to alcoholic to induce sickness if they drink. This isn't an antibody, it's a chemical that inactivates acetaldehyde dehydrogenase, an enzyme necessary to break down a product of alcohol metabolism.
The same drawbacks apply to these antibodies as with any others. The longer you go without encountering coc aine, the smaller your immune response will be when you do eventually encounter it. Not to mention, it would be entirely worthless in people who are immunocompromised.
It's an interesting idea, for sure. With a little more tweaking and experimentation, it could be very useful.