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spas·mo·lyt·ic

 (spăz′mə-lĭt′ĭk)
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spasmolytic

(ˌspæzməˈlɪtɪk)
n
(Pharmacology) an antispasmodic drug
adj
(Pharmacology) relating to the relief of smooth muscle spasms
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Noun1.spasmolytic - a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)spasmolytic - 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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spasmolytique
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Therefore, radial artery angiography was unobtainable through either the sheath or the entrapped catheter, and infusion of spasmolytics through the sheath was prohibited.
(4) Sirohiwal, Dahiya and De (5) (2005) studied the efficacy of Buscopan rectal suppositories as cervical spasmolytics in labour.
Spasmolytics may be useful in MRE to reduce motion artifact related to bowel peristalsis, and therefore improve lesion detection.
Similarly, the bronchodilating effect can be related to the increased [beta]2-adrenergic activity resulting in a higher sensitivity to spasmolytics such as adrenalin, the strongest physiological bronchodilator (Hegener et al.
(28) Moreover, the adverse effects of analgesics and spasmolytics themselves may play a role in the development of delirium or aggravate it through respiratory suppression.
Non-surgical modalities of treatment include reassurance, tranquilizers, spasmolytics or muscle relaxants, psychiatric care and injection of very small doses of botulinum toxin type A.
Intraoperational protection of gestation was done with spasmolytics (Baralgin, No Shpa), intravenous infusion of 25.0%-20.0% of sulphuric magnesia, against the background of basic therapy with tocolytics (Ginipral).