Neuroendocrinological evidence of an anti-dopaminergic effect of flunarizine

P. Cortelli, M. Santucci, F. Righetti, P. Pirazzoli, F. Albani, A. Baruzzi, T. Sacquegna, E. Cacciari

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The effect of a one month treatment with flunarizine (5 mg/day) on pituitary responsiveness to gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH), thyrotrophin-releasing hormone (TRH) and arginine infusion was assessed in 17 adolescents (11 M, 6 F) treated with the drug to prevent migraine attacks. Basal prolactin concentrations as well as the prolactin response to TRH were significantly (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)289-292
Number of pages4
JournalActa Neurologica Scandinavica
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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