Dopamine D-1 receptor agonist stimulation of prolactin secretion in man

G. Fabbrini, A. Braun, M. M. Mouradian, C. A. Tamminga, T. N. Chase

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SKF 38393, a selective D-1 dopamine receptor agonist, elevated plasma prolactin levels in eight patients with various neurological disorders. Growth hormone concentrations were unaffected by SKF 38393 administration. The results suggest that D-1 receptors may be involved in the regulation of prolactin secretion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)159-163
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Neural Transmission
Issue number3
StatePublished - Oct 1 1988


  • SKF 38393
  • dopamine receptors
  • growth hormone
  • prolactin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Biological Psychiatry


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