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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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An infusion of Zingiber officinale radix (ginger, fresh rhizome) and Matricaria chamomilla flos (german chamomile, dried flowers) was also taken at this time pro re nata (PRN) for anti-inflammatory and spasmolytic activity, (17) with the patient's bowel movements normalising within 3 hours and continuing to be normalised throughout his convalescence.
When comparing the groups to the control group, the patients in whom the double-J stent was applied showed higher IPSSs, IPSS-QOL and OABq scores; none of the medical therapies (anti-inflammatory, spasmolytic, anticholinergic, [alpha]-blocker) could prevent this increase.
The comparison of these inhibitory effects indicates that the spasmolytic effect of the extracts on oxytocin-induced contractions is greater than for KCl-induced contractions (Table 1).
For example, constipating and spasmolytic effects of khat similar to d-amphetamine were observed in mice and on isolated guinea pig ileum (Makonnen 2000).
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Prior to MRI, an intramuscular spasmolytic drug is injected to diminish bowel peristalsis.
Peppermint also has a spasmolytic effect on smooth muscle of the digestive tract.
Inhibition of human cAMP-phosphodiesterase as a mechanism of the spasmolytic effect of Matricaria recutita L.
As a spasmolytic and expectorant, it has been employed internally in the treatment of asthma, bronchitis, cough and externally in the treatment of wounds.
Oxybutynin also exerts a direct spasmolytic (papaverine-like) action on smooth muscles to allow an increased urinary bladder capacity.
The main component of the oil, menthol, has an antimicrobial, choleretic, insecticidal, carminative, spasmolytic effect on the smooth muscle of the intestine and a cooling effect on the skin [2].
In addition to TFF3, the mammalian trefoil factor family includes the breast cancer-associated peptide pS2 (now named TFF1) (7,8) and spasmolytic polypeptide SP (also named TFF2) (6, 9,10).