Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis Response to Oral Naltrexone in Alcoholics during Early Withdrawal

Besirli A. , EŞEL E. , ÖZSOY S. , Turan T.

PHARMACOPSYCHIATRY, vol.47, pp.151-155, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 47
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0034-1381983
  • Title of Journal : PHARMACOPSYCHIATRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.151-155


Introduction: It is thought that naltrexone may play a significant role in the regulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis response to stress. We investigated the HPA axis response following single-dose oral naltrexone administration in the early phase of alcohol withdrawal.