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Narcotic Antagonists

Known as: Receptor Antagonists, Opioid, Antagonists, Opioid, Antagonists, Narcotic 
Any agent that binds to or interferes with binding to any of the opioid receptor subtypes, thereby blocking the actions of opioid agonists.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Placebo analgesia involves the endogenous opioid system, as administration of the opioid antagonist naloxone decreases placebo… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Placebo-induced expectancies have been shown to decrease pain in a manner reversible by opioid antagonists, but little is known… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Any medical treatment is surrounded by a psychosocial context that affects the therapeutic outcome. If we want to study this… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
CONTEXT Alcohol dependence is a common disorder associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Naltrexone, an opioid… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVE The goal was to determine whether withdrawal from sugar can cause signs of opioid dependence. Because palatable food… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Abstract.Background: This laboratory study investigated the mechanisms by which the opioid antagonist, naltrexone, reduces the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We investigated the mechanisms underlying the activation of endogenous opioids in placebo analgesia by using the model of human… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The effects of the active ingredient of Cannabis, Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Delta9-THC), and of the highly addictive drug… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The ability of mu-opioid agonists to activate G proteins has been demonstrated by studying the binding of the GTP analogue… Expand
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
Tritiated naloxone, a powerful opiate antagonist, specifically binds to an opiate receptor of mammalian brain and guinea pig… Expand
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