Joao Franca Lopes

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Drug-induced sensitization has been associated with enhanced self-administration and may contribute to addiction. The possible association between sensitization and voluntary ethanol consumption using an addiction model was investigated. Mice (n = 60) were individually housed with ad libitum access to food and had free choice between ethanol (5% and 10%)(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess ocular discomfort upon instillation and patient preference for brinzolamide/timolol relative to dorzolamide/timolol, in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. METHODS This was a multicenter, prospective, patient-masked, randomized, crossover study. On day 0, patients received one drop of brinzolamide/timolol in one(More)
BACKGROUND Prostaglandin analogs reduce intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension; however, these medications may affect the ocular surface and elicit ocular discomfort when preserved with benzalkonium chloride (BAK). METHODS This was an open-label, single-arm study conducted in Latin America from February 2012(More)
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