Behavioral and memory improving effects of mirtazapine in rats.

  title={Behavioral and memory improving effects of mirtazapine in rats.},
  author={Elżbieta Nowakowska and Alfons Chodera and Krzysztof Kus},
  journal={Polish journal of pharmacology},
  volume={51 6},
These experiments examined the effects of the antidepressant mirtazapine in several behavioral and memory tests. The tests were carried out on male Wistar rats weighing about 200 g. The drugs were injected 30 min before the tests. The aim of the locomotor activity test was to select a dose which had no influence on the motility of the animals and, at the same time, was active at least in one behavioral test. The chosen dose was 2.5 mg/kg. In the two-compartment exploratory test, 2.5 mg/kg of… CONTINUE READING