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Acute citalopram administration produces correlated increases in plasma and salivary cortisol.

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RATIONALE: Intravenous administration of the selective serotonin (5-HT) re-uptake inhibitor, citalopram, increases plasma cortisol. This would be expected to produce a parallel increase in salivary cortisol concentration. OBJECTIVE: To find out whether IV citalopram produces correlated increases in plasma and salivary cortisol levels. METHODS: Twelve healthy volunteers were tested on two occasions receiving either citalopram (10 mg IV) or saline in a double-blind, randomised, cross-over desig...

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10.1007/s00213-002-1149-4

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Bhagwagar, Z More by this author
Journal:
Psychopharmacology
Volume:
163
Issue:
1
Pages:
118-120
Publication date:
2002-08-05
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EISSN:
1432-2072
ISSN:
0033-3158
URN:
uuid:23a37781-08d5-4ecf-9c61-1068ed7cf63a
Source identifiers:
185782
Local pid:
pubs:185782

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