antispasmodic agent

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Noun1.antispasmodic agent - a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)antispasmodic agent - a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)
atropine - a poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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FENNEL--Fennel seed serves as a gentle anti-gas and antispasmodic agent that can be added directly to your dog's food.
Phloroglucinol (1,3,5-trihydroxybenzene) is a nonatropinic antispasmodic agent that is used in the clinic to treat the acute pain related to functional disorders of the digestive tract or the bile duct.
Paeoniflorin (PF), an active glycoside of SGT, is metabolized into the antispasmodic agent paeonimetabolin-I (PM-I) by intestinal bacteria after oral administration.
Since 2003 in our institution, we have routinely used papaverine and sodium nitroprusside as an antispasmodic agent for the IMAs.
EOAz has shown efficacy as an antispasmodic agent in intestinal (Bezerra et al.
Peppermint's reputation as a digestive, carminative, cholagogic, and antispasmodic agent derives from centuries of use.
Antispasmodic agents are indicated for the treatment of overactive bladder with symptoms of urge urinary incontinence, urgency, and frequency.
So, along with oxytocin administration and early amniotomy, use of antispasmodic agents to hasten the first stage of labor like hyosine butylbromide, drotaverine, dicyclomine valethamide etc, is also advised4.