Role of serotonin in hypothalamo pituitary adrenal axis escape from dexamethasone suppression.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

1. The authors investigated the role of serotonin in the hypothalamo pituitary adrenal escape from depression. 2. Maximal dose of fenfluramine was administered to normal individuals pretreated with dexamethasone. 3. Fenfluramine had only a minimal and inconsistent effect on the hypothalamo pituitary adrenal axis in the presence of dexamethasone.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Krishnan, KR; Ritchie, JC; Manepalli, AN; Wilson, WH; Saunders, WB; Venkataraman, SS; Carroll, BJ

Published Date

  • 1991

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 15 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 637 - 642

PubMed ID

  • 1659724

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0278-5846

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0278-5846(91)90053-4


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England