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trademark for a combination preparation of the analgesicaspirin and the muscle relaxantmeprobamate; used as an antispasmodic.
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meprobamateA potentially addicting agent that blocks spinal interneurons, which has anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, muscle-relaxing, sedative, hypnotic and tranquilising properties.
Hypotension, depression of brainstem activity, coma, death.
Liver; excreted in urine, stool.
> 60 µg/mL.
TLC, GC, colorimetry.
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Equagesic®Meprobamate, see there.
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