Inhibition of drug-induced anorexia in rats by methysergide.


Iproniazid was found to reduce food consumption in fasting rats. Combined treatment of iproniazid with tryptophan resulted in a significantly greater anorexic action whilst tryptophan alone had no effect on food consumption. Iproniazid treatment was associated with a significant increase in brain 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) concentration but in association… (More)


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