Effect of Salmon-Calcitonin on In Vitro Opioid Withdrawal

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Abstract

The effect on the in vitro withdrawal sign induced by naloxone in morphine-dependent guinea pig ileum has been analyzed. Salmon calcitonin (s-CT) dose-dependently reduced the force of the contraction induced by naloxone in morphine incubated tissues, but did not modify the contraction induced by administration of acetylcholine or substance P in non-treated tissues. Therefore, the effect of s-CT in morphine incubated tissues may not be attributable to postsynaptic mechanisms, and an inhibitory modulation of the excitatory pathways triggered by naloxone would be suggested. In conclusion, s-CT is able to prevent the withdrawal sign in vitro.

Journal

  • The Japanese Journal of Pharmacology

    The Japanese Journal of Pharmacology 75(1), 101-104, 1997-09-01

    The Japanese Pharmacological Society

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    10008679875
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AA00691188
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • Article Type
    SHO
  • ISSN
    00215198
  • NDL Article ID
    4307651
  • NDL Source Classification
    ZS51(科学技術--薬学)
  • NDL Call No.
    Z53-D199
  • Data Source
    CJP  NDL  J-STAGE 
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