Lack of effect of beta-2 adrenergic stimulation on human prolactin

Jacob Bannet, Bernard Lerer, Richard P. Ebstein, Menashe Ben-David, Robert H. Belmaker

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(1) Eleven depressive patients and one normal subject received 0.25 mg of salbutamol intravenously as part of a study of the antidepressant properties of this beta-2 adrenergic agonist. (2) No change whatsoever in the serum prolactin levels was observed after the salbutamol injection, indicating lack of involvement of beta-2 adrenergic receptor activation in the control of prolactin secretion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)177-179
Number of pages3
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1981
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology
  • Endocrine and Autonomic Systems
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Biological Psychiatry


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