Anorexia and weight loss in male rats 24 h following single dose treatment with orexin-1 receptor antagonist SB-334867.

Acute systemic treatment with the selective orexin-1 receptor antagonist SB-334867 (30 mg/kg, i.p.) has been reported not only to inhibit food intake and to accelerate behavioural satiety in rats, but also to produce a significant loss of bodyweight over the 24 h period post-dosing. The present studies were designed to test the hypothesis that the… CONTINUE READING