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Effects of the contraceptive pill on sedative responses to clonidine and apomorphine in normal women.

Abstract:

In normal women sedation following intravenous administration of the alpha 2-adrenoceptor agonist clonidine (1.3 micrograms/kg) was significantly greater following 3 weeks' continuous treatment with the combined contraceptive pill than at the end of the 7-day withdrawal period. In contrast, sedative responses to the dopamine agonist apomorphine (5 micrograms/kg subcutaneously) were decreased when subjects were taking the contraceptive pill. These findings are in agreement with animal experime...

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Journal:
Psychological medicine
Volume:
15
Issue:
2
Pages:
363-367
Publication date:
1985-05-05
EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:ed1d85af-7b09-4221-b4d1-5aacc36d2ed4
Source identifiers:
185941
Local pid:
pubs:185941

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