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Hypericum species have been used as herbal remedies for the therapy of various diseases since ancient times. It has been reported that Hypericum perforatum is a useful herbal remedy for the treatment of neurological disorders such as coxalgia, menopausal neurosis, headache, hydrophobia, hypersensitivity, mental aliments, neuralgia, paralysis, spastic(More)
The essential oils of Nepeta species including Nepeta phyllochlamys P. H. Davis, N. nuda L. ssp. nuda, and N. caesarea Boiss. have been screened by use of the tail-flick and tail immersion (52.5 degrees C) methods. Of the species studied, only N. caesarea showed significant analgesic activity, besides marked sedation, which was also blocked by naloxone,(More)
In this work, some 2-nonsubstituted/2-methyl-/2-(2-acetyloxyethyl)-6-[4-(substituted pyrrol-1-yl)phenyl]-4,5-dihydro-3(2H)-pyridazinone, derivatives and 2-nonsubstituted/2-methyl- 4-[4-(substituted pyrrol-1-yl)phenyl]-1(2H)-phthalazinone derivatives were synthesised by reacting hexan-2,5-dion or 1-aryl-3-carbethoxypent-1,4-diones with corresponding(More)
The present study was designed to investigate the involvement of endogenous opioid systems in the antinociception induced by the antidepressant drugs, desipramine and trimipramine. For this purpose, the antinociceptive effects of desipramine (7.5 and 15.0 mg/kg i.p.) and trimipramine (5.0 and 10.0 mg/kg i.p.) were compared to that induced by morphine (0.2(More)
Benzimidazole 5-carboxylic acid derivatives were investigated for analgesic activity in this study. Of the benzimidazole compounds tested, 2-(2-nitro-phenyl)-1H-benzimidazole 5-carboxylic acid showed remarkable naloxone sensitive analgesic activity in the tail clamp but not in the tail immersion analgesia tests. This centrally active compound showed(More)
Some 1,5-diaryl-3-ethoxycarbonyl-2-methylpyrrole derivatives were obtained by reacting 1-aryl-3-ethoxycarbonylpent-1,4-diones and a suitable aniline derivative or sulfanilamide under Paal-Knorr pyrrole synthesis conditions. The cytotoxicity of the compounds was tested and all compounds, except for compound 2 h, showed a time-dependent increase in cytotoxic(More)
4,4'-Dihydroxybenzophenone-2,4-ditrophenylhydrazone (A-007) has demonstrated anticancer activities, when administered topically to patients with metastatic cancer to the skin. Acute, subacute and subchronic dermal studies with A-007 in adult rabbits, rats, guinea pigs and monkeys failed to demonstrate local or systemic toxicity when applied topically as a(More)
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