Footshock induced analgesia in mice was significantly enhanced by adrenalectomy. This effect of pituitary-adrenal axis disruption was reversed by dexamethasone. Involvement of pituitary factor(s) in producing this form of stress induced analgesia in mice is suggested. © 1983.
Marek, P., Panocka, I., & Sadowski, B. (1983). Dexamethasone reverses adrenalectomy enhancement of footshock induced analgesia in mice. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 18(2), 167–169. https://doi.org/10.1016/0091-3057(83)90358-1