antispasmodic


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Synonyms for antispasmodic

a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)

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Overall, the available data suggest that exposure to an antispasmodic in pregnancy is low risk for embryo, fetal, and newborn harm.
Antispasmodic effect of Rooibos Tea (Aspalathus linearis) is mediated predominantly through K channel activation.
A 2012 meta-analysis of 23 RCTs with 2585 patients examined the effect of antispasmodic agents, alone or in combination, to treat IBS.
salicifolia are recommended as antinociceptive and antispasmodic.
The science is that peppermint acts as an antispasmodic, meaning that it stops the stomach and the bowel cramping - going into spasm - which causes pain and bloating.
The most popular medications are painkillers, anti-inflammatory drugs, antispasmodic drugs and over-the-counter cold and cough medications.
In addition to this, it is also an antispasmodic, meaning that it can help relieve muscle spasms along the digestive tract, helping with IBS.
Buscopan IBS Relief is an antispasmodic taken at the first sign of a flare-up.
As a therapeutic plant, saffron is considered excellent for stomach ailments and as an antispasmodic, to help digestion and to increase appetite.
2+]-induced contraction of rat ileum indicating an antispasmodic effect.
Some herbal teas have antispasmodic (suppresses muscle spasms) and antioxidant properties," says Hala Barghout, nutritionist at Platform3 fitness centre.
Data were collected on cecal intubation, rectal retroversion, mean withdrawal time for the endoscopist, quality of bowel prep, use of the antispasmodic hyoscine butylbromide, start time of the procedure, and sedation use.
In the absence of any red-flag symptoms, I usually give patients an initial two to three week trial of the following medications, depending upon the symptoms experienced: Antispasmodics The antispasmodic drugs, Mebeverine and Buscopan are used for the treatment of IBS.
It is an antispasmodic that contains substances that promote GI smooth-muscle relaxation.
It is found in the essential oil of these plants and has been found to possess antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, antitumour, antioxidant and antispasmodic properties.