Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Serotonin receptor agonist and antagonist notes

1. 5-HT 1A receptor :- 
Partial agonists of this receptor are BusPIRONE,
These are useful as anti-anxiety drugs.

2. 5-HT 1B/1D receptor :-
Agonists at this receptors are sumaTRIPTAN, NataTRIPTAN.
These are useful for the treatment of acute migraine attacks.

3. 5-HT 2A/2C receptor :-
Antagonists are clozapine and risperidone.
These are used as atypical antipsychotic agents.

4. 5-HT 3 receptor :-
Antagonists are ondanSETRON, graniSETRON, tropiSETRON.
These agents are used in chemotherapy induced vomiting.

5. 5-HT 4 receptor :-
Agonists on this receptors are cisaPRIDE, 
These are useful in the treatment of GERD.

-Upasana Y. :)

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