Efficacy of Duloxetine, a Potent and Balanced Serotonergic and Noradrenergic Reuptake Inhibitor, in Inflammatory and Acute Pain Models in Rodents

  title={Efficacy of Duloxetine, a Potent and Balanced Serotonergic and Noradrenergic Reuptake Inhibitor, in Inflammatory and Acute Pain Models in Rodents},
  author={Carrie K. Jones and Steven C. Peters and Harlan Edgar Shannon},
  journal={Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics},
  pages={726 - 732}
Duloxetine, a selective but balanced serotonergic and noradrenergic reuptake inhibitor, was evaluated in the acute nociceptive pain models of tail flick and hot plate in mice and in the persistent and/or inflammatory pain models of acetic acid-induced writhing in mice, carrageenan-induced thermal hyperalgesia and mechanical allodynia in rats, and capsaicin-induced mechanical allodynia in rats. In acute pain models, duloxetine had no significant effect on response latency in the mouse tail-flick… 

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