Effects of aripiprazole on caffeine-induced hyperlocomotion and neural activation in the striatum

@article{Batista2015EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of aripiprazole on caffeine-induced hyperlocomotion and neural activation in the striatum},
  author={Luara A. Batista and Th{\'e}rcia Guedes Viana and V{\'i}vian T. da Silveira and Daniele Cristina Aguiar and Fabr{\'i}cio de Ara{\'u}jo Moreira},
  journal={Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology},
  year={2015},
  volume={389},
  pages={11-16}
}
Aripiprazole is an antipsychotic that acts as a partial agonist at dopamine D2 receptors. In addition to its antipsychotic activity, this compound blocks the effects of some psychostimulant drugs. It has not been verified, however, if aripiprazole interferes with the effects of caffeine. Hence, this study tested the hypothesis that aripiprazole prevents… CONTINUE READING