Potential Anti-Anxiety Effect of Mucuna pruriens in Experimental Model of Swiss Albino Mice.

@inproceedings{Sachan2015PotentialAE,
  title={Potential Anti-Anxiety Effect of Mucuna pruriens in Experimental Model of Swiss Albino Mice.},
  author={Anjula Sachan and Sarvesh Kumar and Hemant Kumar Singh and Pratap Shankar and Dheeraj Kumar and Amod Kumar Sachan and Rakesh Kumar Dixit},
  year={2015}
}
The usage of benzodiazepines, the major class of anxiolytic drugs is invariably accompanied by many side-effects like sedation and muscle relaxation leading to incoordination of movements. [] Key Method The study was conducted on 30 male Swiss albino mice. Three doses of Mucuna pruriens (100, 200, 400 mg/kg, p.o.) and standard dose of diazepam (2 mg/kg, i.p.) were used for treatment. The pharmacologically validated model elevated plus maze (EPM) was used to take as a measure of antianxiety effect. Mucuna…

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