The Effects of Sodium Phenobarbital on Voluntary Ethanol Consumption in Rats

  • D. B. Rondeau
  • M. J. Wayner
  • F. B. Jolicoeur
  • L. P. Dwoskin
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 85B)


The barbiturates, among other sedatives, have been studied in alcohol research primarily in the alleviation of the withdrawal reaction in animals (2) and humans (14). However, barbiturates are dip-sogenic agents and have not been studied thoroughly in relation to consumption of ethanol or alcoholic beverages.


Ethanol Solution Chronic Administration Ethanol Consumption Ethanol Intake Percent Intake 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. B. Rondeau
    • 1
  • M. J. Wayner
    • 1
  • F. B. Jolicoeur
    • 1
  • L. P. Dwoskin
    • 1
  1. 1.Brain Research LaboratorySyracuse UniversitySyracuseUSA

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