Gender-related differences in the antinociceptive properties of morphine.

  title={Gender-related differences in the antinociceptive properties of morphine.},
  author={Theodore J. Cicero and Bruce Nock and Edward R Meyer},
  journal={The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics},
  volume={279 2},
As part of an effort to examine gender-related differences in the abuse liability of morphine, the present parametric study was undertaken to systematically establish whether there are gender-related differences in the antinociceptive activity of morphine in rats. Our results showed that male rats were uniformly more sensitive to the antinociceptive… CONTINUE READING