Akbar Moghadamnia

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AIMS To define the relative antitussive effect of dextromethorphan (DEX) and its primary metabolite dextrorphan (DOR) after administration of DEX. METHODS Data were analysed from a double-blind, randomized cross-over study in which 22 subjects received the following oral treatments: (i) placebo; (ii) 30 mg DEX hydro-bromide; (iii) 60 mg DEX hydro-bromide;(More)
AIM Radiation-induced mucositis is an early effect of head and neck radiotherapy. Mucositis can cause ulcers, and patients may experience pain and dysphasia which need treatment. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of pure natural honey on radiation induced mucositis. METHODS AND MATERIALS In this randomized single blind (examiner blind)(More)
1. The effects of different doses of the adenosine agonists N5-ethylcarboxamido-adenosine (NECA), R-isomer of N6-phenylisopropyladenosine (R-PIA), and N6-cyclohexyladenosine (CHA) or of the antagonists theophylline and 8-phenyltheophylline (8-PT) on conditioned place preference (CPP) have been studied. 2. The results show that R-PIA and CHA induced(More)
This study was conducted on Zingiber officinale or ginger on motility, grading and morphological aspects of human sperm. Thirty human semen samples were obtained from the local hospital. The samples were swim up by Ham's F10. The samples (0.9 mL) were treated by 0.1 mL of ginger methanolic extracts (0.1, 0.2, 0.4 and 0.6% concentration). Sperm motility,(More)
Objective: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are the most commonly prescribed pain control medications following periodontal surgery. This study aimed to compare the efficacy of three drug regimens namely celecoxib, celecoxib + caffeine and ibuprofen for pain relief following crown lengthening surgery. Methods: This randomized, double blind(More)
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