Effect of acute caffeine on severity of harmaline induced tremor in rats.

@article{AlDeeb2002EffectOA,
  title={Effect of acute caffeine on severity of harmaline induced tremor in rats.},
  author={Saleh M Al-Deeb and Khalaf R. Al-Moutaery and Mohammed Arshaduddin and Nabil M Biary and Mohammad Tariq},
  journal={Neuroscience letters},
  year={2002},
  volume={325 3},
  pages={216-8}
}
Recent studies suggest an association between caffeine consumption and tremor. However, the available literature is scanty and inconclusive. The present study was undertaken to investigate the effect of acute caffeine treatment on harmaline induced tremors in the rat. Four groups of male Sprague-Dawley rats (six animals in each group) weighing 88+/-2 g were administered harmaline (10 mg/kg, intraperitoneally (i.p.)) for inducing experimental tremors. The rats in group 1 served as controls and… CONTINUE READING