Major pharmacological effects of 6-methoxytetrahydro-beta-carboline, a drug elevating the tissue 5-hydroxytryptamine level.

Major pharmacological effects of 6-methoxy-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-beta-carboline (6-methoxytryptoline, 6-MeOTHBC) are described. It seemed to have a weak effect of its own on 5-HT-receptors. It is concluded that most of the effects, like the increase of rectal temperature after peripheral administration and decrease and then increase after intrahypothalamic… (More)