Effects of the glucocorticoid antagonist, mifepristone, on the consequences of withdrawal from long term alcohol consumption.

TitleEffects of the glucocorticoid antagonist, mifepristone, on the consequences of withdrawal from long term alcohol consumption.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
JournalAlcoholism, clinical and experimental research
Volume32
Issue12
Pagination2107-16
ISSN0145-6008
Abstract

Studies were carried out to test the hypothesis that administration of a glucocorticoid Type II receptor antagonist, mifepristone (RU38486), just prior to withdrawal from chronic alcohol treatment, would prevent the consequences of the alcohol consumption and withdrawal in mice.

URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1530-0277.2008.00799.x
DOI10.1111/j.1530-0277.2008.00799.x
Short TitleAlcohol Clin Exp Res
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