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The effect of metergoline on endocrine responses to L-tryptophan.

Abstract:

The effects of the 5-HT receptor antagonist, metergoline, on the prolactin and growth hormone responses to intravenous L-tryptophan were assessed in seven normal subjects. Pretreatment with metergoline lowered baseline prolactin concentration and abol ished the increase in prolactin following L-tryptophan. In contrast, neither baseline nor the response to L-tryptophan was altered by metergoline. These results are consistent with the proposal that the prolactin response to L-tryptophan is medi...

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10.1177/026988118700100205

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Journal:
Journal of psychopharmacology (Oxford, England)
Volume:
1
Issue:
2
Pages:
90-94
Publication date:
1987-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1461-7285
ISSN:
0269-8811
URN:
uuid:cdd42197-f67a-4d97-a17d-b5da51c3eb69
Source identifiers:
186074
Local pid:
pubs:186074
Language:
English

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