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spasmolytic

 [spaz″mo-lit´ik]
1. arresting or checking spasms.

spas·mo·lyt·ic

(spaz'mō-lit'ik),
1. Relating to spasmolysis.
2. Denoting a chemical agent that relieves smooth muscle spasms.

spasmolytic

(spăz′mə-lĭt′ĭk)

spas·mo·lyt·ic

(spaz'mŏ-lit'ik)
1. Relating to spasmolysis.
2. Denoting a chemical agent that relieves smooth muscle spasms.

spasmolytic (spazˈ·m·liˑ·tik),

n a substance that relieves cramping, spasms, and convulsions.

spasmolytic,

adj providing relief to cramping, spasms, and convulsions.

spas·mo·lyt·ic

(spaz'mō-lit'ik)
1. Relating to spasmolysis.
2. Denoting a chemical agent that relieves smooth muscle spasms.

spasmolytic (spaz´mōlit´ik),

adj pertaining to a drug that reduces spasm in smooth or skeletal muscle.

spasmolytic

1. arresting or checking spasms.
2. an agent that arrests spasms, especially of smooth muscle.
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Efficacy of hyoscine butylbromide (Buscopan) suppositories as cervical spasmolytic agent in labor.
When spasmolytic agents are used, they are given intravenously and slowly injected 2 minutes before the scan begins.
Both had no direct spasmolytic effect, but both decreased acetylcholine- or [Ba.
For many plant extracts (Angelica roots, chamomile flowers, Caraway fruits, milk thistle fruits, peppermint leaves, Lemon balm leaves) spasmolytic properties have been shown (Izzo et al.
Perilla frutescens extract and the compound Vicenin 2 (called AUC-P and AUC-V, respectively) were compared for their spasmolytic and antispasmodic effect with respect to both the cholinergic system and nonspecific contraction mediated by [Ba.
This means that they lack a direct spasmolytic effect.
A spasmolytic effect in intestinal smooth muscle in vitro has been observed in several herbal drugs used in the therapy of motility-related functional gastro-intestinal diseases or discomfort.