Definition of antispasmodic in English:
(Chiefly of a drug) used to relieve spasm of involuntary muscle.
- Alternatively, antispasmodic drugs and motility stimulants may be prescribed.
- The causes include antispasmodic drugs, continence surgery, obstruction, psychosis, and neurological or inflammatory conditions.
- The antispasmodic muscle relaxants are especially effective for individuals with multiple spasms, especially back spasms.
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An antispasmodic drug.
- When the physiology of asthma was better understood, antispasmodics were given on a continuous basis to attempt to lower airway tone.
- Despite the above medication, if abdominal pain persists, antispasmodics and relevant painkillers will help.
- Herbal antispasmodics such as Jamaican dogwood, cramp bark and catnip can be used for relaxing muscle tension and spasms.
Definition of antispasmodic in:
- US English dictionary