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Targeting Dopaminergic System for Treating Nicotine Dependence.

Authors
  • Abuhamdah, Sawsan
  • Khalil, Ashraf
  • Sari, Youssef1
  • 1 University of Toledo, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Health Science Campus, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, OH 43614, USA. [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
Central nervous system agents in medicinal chemistry
Publication Date
2016
Volume
16
Issue
2
Pages
137–142
Identifiers
PMID: 26530056
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This review article discusses the new pharmacological treatments of nicotine dependence, which are targeting dopaminergic neurotransmission. This includes blockade of dopamine transporter and inhibition of MAO as pharmacotherapy for the treatment of nicotine dependence.

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