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 [an″te-, an″ti-spaz-mod´ik]
1. preventing or relieving spasms.
2. an agent that prevents or relieves spasms. Called also spasmolytic.


/an·ti·spas·tic/ (-spas´tik) antispasmodic with specific reference to skeletal muscle.


[an′te-, an′ti-spas′tik]
an antispasmodic with specific reference to striated muscle.


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We may say the same thing about the antispastic medication administration, wich was less for experimental group, towards the control group.
Drawn by the thesis that an ideal method for preservation of the RA for CABG should be antispastic and also allow maximum preservation of the endothelial function, He and associates have compared the antispastic (36) and the endothelium-protective features (37) of the verapamil-nitroglycerin (VG) vs Papaverine solution.
Seib and colleagues [28] have recently found that surface electrical stimulation of the tibialis anterior muscle has an antispastic effect that lasts for up to 24h.
The patients with stroke were not using antispastic medication during the study.
Eperisone hydrochloride is a novel antispastic agent, which has been developed in Japan and is now marketed in Japan, India and the Far East under the brand name Myonal[degrees].
Consider deterring spasticity with antispastic positioning, range of motion exercises, stretching, and splinting.
It has very low toxicity and is a safe and effective antispastic agent.
Among these compounds, eperisone hydrochloride has recently emerged as antispastic agent with an improved profile of safety compared to other drugs of the same pharmacological class; in particular, eperisone has been introduced on the market for the management of painful conditions sustained by a muscle contracture.
At the time of the study, 4 of the 11 subjects were prescribed antispastic medications (baclofen) to reduce the intensity and frequency of spastic reflexes.