Effect of bromocriptine on neurophysin secretion in pregnant women in labour.

In order to determine whether dopamine plays a role in the control of neuropituitary function in pregnant women during labour, blood levels of nicotine (NSN)- and estrogen (ESN)-stimulated neurophysins were measured in 119 women treated orally with placebo (n = 59, control group) or 5 mg bromocriptine, a potent dopaminergic receptor agonist (n = 60… CONTINUE READING