Alpha 2-adrenoceptor blockade prevents the effect of desipramine in the forced swimming test.


The influence of alpha 2-adrenoceptor blockade on the activity of desipramine in an experimental model of depression was studied by using idazoxan and 1-(pyrimidinyl)piperazine (1-PP). The two drugs antagonists at these receptors, were studied for their ability to modify the effect of repeated treatment with the antidepressant, desipramine in the forced… (More)


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