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meprobamate

 [mĕ-pro´bah-māt, mep″ro-bam´āt]
an antianxiety agent and skeletal muscle relaxant; administered orally.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

me·pro·ba·mate

(mĕ-prō'bă-māt mep'brō-bam'āt), Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation meprobromate.
An oral anxiolytic with potential for dependency and addiction.
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meprobamate

(mĕp′rō-băm′āt′, mĕ-prō′bə-)
n.
A bitter white powder, C9H18N2O4, used as a tranquilizer, muscle relaxant, and anticonvulsant.
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meprobamate

A potentially addicting agent that blocks spinal interneurons, which has anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, muscle-relaxing, sedative, hypnotic and tranquilising properties.

Adverse effects
Hypotension, depression of brainstem activity, coma, death.
 
Metabolism
Liver; excreted in urine, stool.

Therapeutic range
5–30 µg/mL.
 
Toxic range
> 60 µg/mL.
 
Specimen
Serum.
 
Method
TLC, GC, colorimetry.
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meprobamate

Pharmacology A potentially addicting agent with anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, muscle relaxing, sedative, hypnotic, tranquilizing properties that blocks spinal interneurons, depressing brainstem functions, coma, death; may cause hypotension Metabolism Liver; excreted in urine, stool. See Therapeutic drug monitoring.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

me·pro·ba·mate

(mĕ-prō'bă-māt) Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation meprobromate.
An oral anxiolytic with potential for dependency and addiction.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

meprobamate

A mildly tranquillizing carbamate drug with muscle-relaxant properties used in combination with painkilling drugs to treat muscle and joint pain. A brand name is Equagesic.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

me·pro·ba·mate

(mĕ-prō'bă-māt)
Oral anxiolytic with potential for dependency and addiction.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012