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The participation of hypothalamic dopamine in morphine-induced prolactin release in man.

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In order to assess the role of dopamine in opiate-induced prolactin secretion, morphine alone or in combination with the dopamine blocker metoclopramide, or the L-aromatic aminoacid decarboxylase inhibitor benserazide, was administered to a group of normal adult men. Morphine (10 mg) stimulated prolactin release in all subjects; however, the effect was totally abolished when 10 mag metoclopramide or 200 mg benserazide were given before the opiate agonist. The prolactin releasing effect of a s...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM
Role:
Author
Journal:
Clinical endocrinology
Volume:
19
Issue:
4
Pages:
437-444
Publication date:
1983-10-05
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EISSN:
1365-2265
ISSN:
0300-0664
URN:
uuid:2f1aa636-5442-4ab1-84e2-42da265b969d
Source identifiers:
138752
Local pid:
pubs:138752

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