Steve Ashmore

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Pruritus is a distressing symptom affecting up to 90% of dialysis patients. Conventional treatment with antihistamines is often ineffective and may have unacceptable side effects. Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine type 3 [5-HT(3)]) is known to enhance pain perception and pruritic symptoms through receptors on sensory nerve endings. Antagonism of 5-HT(3)(More)
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