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The serotonin type 3 (5-HT(3)) receptor is the only ligand-gated ion channel receptor for serotonin (5-HT). 5-HT(3) receptors play an important role in modulating the inhibitory action of dopamine in mesocorticolimbic brain regions. Neuroleptic drugs are commonly thought to exert their psychopharmacological action mainly through dopamine and serotonin type(More)
Current research suggests an involvement of 5-HT3 receptors in peripheral and central perception and processing of pain as well as in inflammation. Tropisetron and other selective 5-HT3 receptor antagonists have been used successfully for pain reduction and treatment of related symptoms in patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia. This article proposes a(More)
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