apomorphine


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ap·o·mor·phine

 (ăp′ə-môr′fēn′)
n.
A poisonous alkaloid, C17H17NO2, that is an analog of morphine and is used medicinally to treat Parkinson's disease and to induce vomiting.

apomorphine

(ˌæpəˈmɔːfiːn; -fɪn) or

apomorphia

n
(Pharmacology) a white crystalline alkaloid, derived from morphine, that is used medicinally as an emetic, as an expectorant, and in Parkinson's disease. Formula: C17H17NO2

ap•o•mor•phine

(ˌæp əˈmɔr fin, -fɪn)

also ap•o•mor•phin

(-fɪn)

n.
an alkaloid, C17H17NO2, derived from morphine and used as a fast-acting emetic.
[1885–90]
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Noun1.apomorphine - a morphine derivative that is not as strong as morphine; used as an emetic and in small doses as a sedative
morphia, morphine - an alkaloid narcotic drug extracted from opium; a powerful, habit-forming narcotic used to relieve pain
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M2 PHARMA-February 2, 2018-Sunovion Apomorphine Sublingual Film Meets Primary and Secondary Endpoints in Parkinson's Disease Patients
Objective: To investigate the effects of repeated doses of apomorphine in rats exposed to unpredictable chronic mild stress.
Carefully weighed and gently restrained by a veterinary nurse, who valiantly managed to avoid his kisses, Tam was given a subcutaneous injection of apomorphine, a drug that you might think was for pain relief but is actually a very powerful emetic.
Sunovion intends to advance the clinical development program for a novel formulation of apomorphine (APL-130277), which is a product candidate designed to be a fast-acting, easy-to-use, sublingual thin film for the on-demand management of OFF episodes associated with Parkinson's disease (PD).
Different effects of levodopa and apomorphine on blink reflex recovery cycle in essential blepharospasm.
Patients on drugs like heparin, testosterone, hydralazine, phenothiazines, papaverine, sildenafil, tadalafil, apomorphine, and prostaglandin, which can induce penile erection were also excluded from the study.
For example, subcutaneous injections of apomorphine have translated to positive effects on intestinal motility (improvement of the defecatory mechanisms and anorectal dysfunction [6, 32, 131, 132]) and UPDRS motor scores (in about 70% of PD patients [133]), although adverse effects such as orthostatic hypotension (in 50% of patients), nausea, and drowsiness (in 75% of patients) may occur following administration of this DA agonist [8, 134].
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In order to evaluate the methanolic extract of Chrysanthellum indicum impact on brain activity, Yaro's group (10) used six tasks on albino mice or Wistar rats: the spontaneous motor activity test in mice (9), the stereotyped behaviour induction test in mice using amphetamine and apomorphine (33, 34), the pentobarbitone sleeping time in mice test (35, 36), the haloperidol-induced catalepsy in rats test (8), the exploratory behaviour test in mice (37, 38) and the rota-rod test for motor coordination on different methanolic extract doses (12.
Research conducted at Cardiff University using psychoactive drugs on mice and rats such as amphetamine and apomorphine involve studies investigating areas such as neurodegenerative diseases and drug addiction," a spokesman said.