Effects of bromocriptine on self-administration of sweetened ethanol solutions in rats

The effect of bromocriptine (BRO), a D2 receptor agonist, on chronic oral ethanol (ETOH) self-administration was tested in a home-cage environment. Male Wistar rats (n = 77) were food deprived for 24 h. Then, a period of 15 days of limited-access (1h/day) to food and to a sweetened ETOH solution was started [3% w/v of glucose and several concentrations of… CONTINUE READING