Example sentences for: antinociceptive

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  • Yet, some selective δ ligands have been shown to be ineffective antinociceptive agents when given systemically [ 14 15 16 ] . The reason for this ineffectiveness is not clear.

  • However, in another study, butorphanol was reported to be equipotent in its antinociceptive effect to that of morphine [ 32 ] . In our assays, we have observed that butorphanol and morphine are equally efficacious in inhibiting cAMP production, although butorphanol is more potent than morphine in this assay.

  • Phyllanthus urinaria plant was used by Caribs with other plants in a bath against bad luck (called 'piai') [ 66 ] . Pharmacological activities of various compounds in some species of Phyllanthus include analgesic, antiinflammatory, antilipoxigenase, antiallergic, nitrosamina blocker, aldose reductase inhibitor, antiviral, mitochondrial ATPase inhibitor, phosphodiesterase inhibitor and cyclooxigenase inhibitor [ 111 ] . Other activities are hepatoprotective, phosphorilase and tirosine kinase inhibitor, phospholipase A 2 inhibitor and increased the survival of hepatocellular carcinoma harbouring animals [ 54 111 113 112 ] . The compound with hepatoprotective activity is triacontanol [ 114 ] . Several compounds found in Phyllanthus species, like flavonoids (quercetin, rutin), tannins (geraniin, furosin), benzenoids (ethyl gallate, methyl gallate) and phytosterols showed antinociceptive effects in mice or multiple mechanisms of action [ 111 115 ] . The flavonoids also have anti-inflammatory properties [ 38 11 ] . The hydroalcoholic extracts of four Phyllanthus species were 2 - 6 fold more active in causing antinociception than aspirin depending on the route of administration and the pain model used [ 115 ] . Phyllanthus amarus has antioxidant properties, reverses chromosomal alterations induced by genotoxic agents and has anticancer activity [ 112 ] . Active compounds may be flavonoids (quercetin, astragalin), ellagitannins (amarinic acid), hydrolysable tannins (phyllanthisiin D) [ 112 ] . The multiple plant compounds found in Phyllanthus species might help clear up any physiological condition that results in dogs having difficulty following game animals.

  • Based on these two sets of results, if the analgesic effect of butorphanol is mediated via μ opioid receptors through the inhibitory effect of these receptors on adenylyl cyclase, the equal efficacy of morphine and butorphanol would support an equal antinociceptive effect of these two drugs.


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