Effects of two analgesic opiates (methadone and pentazocine) on the serum prolactin levels in breast cancer.

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In 18 female patients affected by advanced breast cancer, the serum prolactin (PRL) levels have been determined under basal conditions and after the administration of analgesic opiates such as methadone and pentazocine. A significant increase of prolactin serum values was found after the use of both drugs. This finding is considered to be of clinical… (More)

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@article{Rolandi1978EffectsOT, title={Effects of two analgesic opiates (methadone and pentazocine) on the serum prolactin levels in breast cancer.}, author={Elena Rolandi and Tracey E. Barreca}, journal={Acta endocrinologica}, year={1978}, volume={88 3}, pages={452-4} }