Medications Discovery: Importance of Assessment of Drug Self Administration Dose-Effect Curves
Division of Neurotoxicology, National Center for Toxicological Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 3900 NCTR Road, Jefferson, AR 72079-9501, USA
- *Corresponding Author:
- Takato Hiranita
Division of Neurotoxicology
National Center for Toxicological Research
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
3900 NCTR Road, Jefferson
AR 72079-9501, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: June 01, 2015; Accepted Date: June 03, 2015; Published Date: June 12, 2015
Citation: Hiranita T (2015) Medications Discovery: Importance of Assessment of Drug Self Administration Dose-Effect Curves. J Alcohol Drug Depend 3:e121. doi: 10.4172/2329-6488.1000e121
Copyright: ©2015 Hiranita T, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
There are several procedures for assessment of abuse liability/ potential in laboratory animals. Among them is an intravenous (IV) drug self-administration procedure that is the gold standard.