TABLE 2

Summary of vasodilator induced blood pressure changes with anandamide and AM251



Blood Pressure Decrease (mm Hg)

Control
Anandamide (3 mg kg-1)
AM251 (3 mg kg-1)
CGRP (1 μg kg-1) 54.9 ± 4* 31.7 ± 5* 21.8 ± 3*
(n = 6, t5 = 3.27)# (n = 6, t5 = 5.85)#
Sodium nitroprusside (2 μg kg-1 min-1)
51.5 ± 7*
49.4 ± 6*
55.6 ± 4*
  • * P < 0.05 significant drop in blood pressure compared with preinjection level

  • # P < 0.05 significance compared with control drop in blood pressure