spasmolytic


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Synonyms for spasmolytic

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

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In all the cases in whom the double-j stent was applied, when the scores obtained before the procedure were compared with the ones obtained after the procedure, IPSSs, IPSS-QOL and OABq scores showed an increase and none of the medical therapy protocols we used (antiinflammatory, spasmolytic, anticholinergic, [alpha]-blocker) showed a statistically significant superiority compared to each other and control group.
The spasmolytic effect of aqueous and hydroalcoholic extracts of the flowers on KCl-induced uterus contractions did not decrease in the presence of propranolol (1 [micro]M), as a [beta]-adrenoceptor antagonist.
Constipating and spasmolytic effects of khat (catha edulis forsk) in experimental animals.
The most important is its diuretic action; it also has antiphlogistic and spasmolytic effects on smooth muscles, antihypertensive, antimicrobial, antifungal (saponins in vitro); anti-inflammatory, immunomodulatory and antitumoral effects (Blumental, Goldberg and Brinckmann 2000, Bruneton 1999, el-Ghazaly et al.
A new family of growth factor-like peptides: 'trefoil' disulphide loop structures as a common feature in breast cancer associated peptide (pS2), pancreatic spasmolytic polypeptide (PSP), and frog skin peptides (spasmolysins).
The results of this trial appear to validate preclinical observations that (S)-oxybutynin imparts a spasmolytic effect independent of its anticholinergic properties.
Subtype-selective GABAA modulators have the potential to retain the known beneficial actions of the benzodiazepines--including spasmolytic and anxiolytic activities - while minimizing sedative effects and dependency potential.
Spasmolytic herbs were utilised to reduce spasm in the GIT, which can result in urgency and increased frequency of bowel motions.
A group of semi-synthetic structural analogs of glaucine, including glaucine N-oxide (93) inhibited the central nervous system, caused a decrease in blood pressure, and had spasmolytic activity in laboratory's animals (Todorov and Zamfirova 1991; Petkov et al.
The use of herbs in phytotherapy is mostly due to the essential oils and their various biological activities, such as spasmolytic, carminative, hepatoprotective, antiviral, and anti-carcinogenic properties [2].
For example, alcohols possess all of the following characteristics: antimicrobial, antiseptic, tonifying, balancing, spasmolytic, anesthetic, and anti-inflammatory.
Butterbur has traditionally been used for conditions involving pain, spasm and fever, and has recently been shown to include oxopetasan esters, petasin and isopetasin which inhibit leukotriene biosynthesis and impart a spasmolytic relaxant activity.
Butterbur's headache-preventive capabilities likely stem from its anti-inflammatory and spasmolytic (muscle-relaxant) effects.
Since these images are most prone to bowel motion artifacts, a spasmolytic agent (eg, glucagon) should be administered intravenously approximately 1 minute before data collection.