The Traditional Japanese Medicine Rikkunshito Promotes Gastric Emptying via the Antagonistic Action of the 5-HT3 Receptor Pathway in Rats

@inproceedings{Tominaga2011TheTJ,
  title={The Traditional Japanese Medicine Rikkunshito Promotes Gastric Emptying via the Antagonistic Action of the 5-HT3 Receptor Pathway in Rats},
  author={K Tominaga and Toshitaka Kido and Masahiro Ochi and C Sadakane and Akihito Mase and Hirotoshi Okazaki and Hirokazu Yamagami and Tetsuya Tanigawa and Kenji Watanabe and Toshio Watanabe and Yasuhiro Fujiwara and Nobuhide Oshitani and Tetsuo Arakawa},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
  year={2011}
}
The traditional Japanese medicine rikkunshito ameliorates the nitric oxide-associated delay in gastric emptying. Whether rikkunshito affects gastric motility associated with 5-hydroxytryptamine (serotonin: 5-HT) receptors or dopamine receptors is unknown. We examined the effects of rikkunshito on the delay in gastric emptying induced by 5-HT or dopamine… CONTINUE READING