Haruna Kugaya

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PURPOSE We characterized pharmacological effects of the phytotherapeutic agent Eviprostat® on urodynamic parameters, bladder muscarinic and purinergic receptors, and urinary cytokines in rats with cyclophosphamide induced cystitis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Urodynamic parameters in cyclophosphamide (150 mg/kg intraperitoneally) treated rats were measured by a(More)
OBJECTIVES To clarify the effect of saw palmetto extract (SPE), a phytotherapeutic agent, on urodynamic parameters, bladder muscarinic and purinergic receptors, and urinary cytokines in rats with cystitis induced by cyclophosphamide (CYP). METHODS Saw palmetto extract (60 mg/kg per day) was administered orally twice a day for 7 days to rats. The(More)
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