Neurotoxin-induced lesions to central serotonergic, noradrenergic and dopaminergic systems modify caffeine-induced antinociception in the formalin test and locomotor stimulation in rats.

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Our study examined the effects of neurotoxin-induced lesions to central 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT), noradrenaline (NA) and dopamine (DA) systems on antinociception by caffeine in the formalin test and on locomotor stimulation by caffeine. Locomotor activity was determined simultaneously with responses to formalin, although in some studies, scores were… (More)

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