Effects of the glucocorticoid antagonist, mifepristone, on the consequences of withdrawal from long term alcohol consumption.

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BACKGROUND Studies were carried out to test the hypothesis that administration of a glucocorticoid Type II receptor antagonist, mifepristone (RU38486), just prior to withdrawal from chronic alcohol treatment, would prevent the consequences of the alcohol consumption and withdrawal in mice. MATERIALS AND METHODS The effects of administration of a single… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1530-0277.2008.00799.x

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