Contribution to the pharmacology of phenylisopropylamines

M. L. Belenky, M. A. Vitolina

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Abstract

In experiments on the preparation of adrenals in situ in eviscerated spinal cats according to the method of Feldberg and Minz (1931) it was shown that amphetamine, but not ephedrine, evoked the release of catecholamines from the adrenals. This action was not influenced by neostigmine and was blocked by hexamethonium. It is concluded that the catecholamine-releasing action of amphetamine is a cholinomimetic one and is due to the direct influence of this drug on the cholinoreceptors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-12
Number of pages4
JournalNeuropharmacology
Volume3
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1964
Externally publishedYes

Field of Science

  • 3.1 Basic medicine

Publication Type

  • 1.1. Scientific article indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database

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