Tainá July Schneider

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Depression and anxiety play an important role in decreasing quality of life worldwide. Since tryptophan is a serotonin precursor and low levels of serotonin seems to be related to depression, the effect of oral tryptophan has been investigated for possible potentiation of the action of antidepressant drugs. We investigated the effects of chronically(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine placental transfer of ketanserin and to assess the effect of serotonin-2 receptor blockade by ketanserin on serotonin- and phenylephrine-induced vasoconstriction. STUDY DESIGN Five chronically instrumented pregnant ewes at 120 days gestation were injected with 20 mg ketanserin i.v., and fetal and maternal arterial samples were(More)
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