Clonidine reduces plasma melatonin levels

Alfred Lewy, L. J. Siever, T. W. Uhde, S. P. Markey

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Abstract

Clonidine, an α-adrenoceptor agonist, reduces human plasma melatonin levels when administered intravenously at 2-3 μg kg-1 to sleeping volunteers. Measurement of plasma melatonin levels after administration of clonidine could be the basis for a clinical in-vivo test of α-adrenoceptors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)555-556
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Volume38
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1986

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Lewy, A., Siever, L. J., Uhde, T. W., & Markey, S. P. (1986). Clonidine reduces plasma melatonin levels. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 38(7), 555-556.

Clonidine reduces plasma melatonin levels. / Lewy, Alfred; Siever, L. J.; Uhde, T. W.; Markey, S. P.

In: Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Vol. 38, No. 7, 1986, p. 555-556.

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Lewy, A, Siever, LJ, Uhde, TW & Markey, SP 1986, 'Clonidine reduces plasma melatonin levels', Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, vol. 38, no. 7, pp. 555-556.
Lewy A, Siever LJ, Uhde TW, Markey SP. Clonidine reduces plasma melatonin levels. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 1986;38(7):555-556.
Lewy, Alfred ; Siever, L. J. ; Uhde, T. W. ; Markey, S. P. / Clonidine reduces plasma melatonin levels. In: Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology. 1986 ; Vol. 38, No. 7. pp. 555-556.
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