Dexmedetomidine modifies uterine contractions in pregnancy terms of rats


ÖCAL I. , Gunes Y. , Mert T., ÖZCENGİZ D. , GÜNAY İ.

INDIAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY, vol.45, no.2, pp.168-173, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.4103/0253-7613.108306
  • Title of Journal : INDIAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.168-173

Abstract

Objectives: The present study was aimed at determining the effective doses of Dexmedetomidine (Dex) involved in amplitude of contraction-force and frequency of uterine rings in pregnancy terms of rats. All experiments involving animal subjects were carried out with the approval of animal care and use Ethical Committee of Cukurova University. Experiments were performed on female Albino-Wistar rats (200-260 g; n = 40).