HyperDic: muscle_relaxant

English > 1 sense of the expression muscle relaxant:
NOUNartifactmuscle relaxanta drug that reduces muscle contractility by blocking the transmission of nerve impulses or by decreasing the excitability of the motor end plate or by other actions
English > muscle relaxant: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA drug that reduces muscle contractility by blocking the transmission of nerve impulses or by decreasing the excitability of the motor end plate or by other actions.
NarrowerbenzodiazepineAny of several similar lipophilic amines used as tranquilizers or sedatives or hypnotics or muscle relaxants
cyclobenzaprine, Flexerilmuscle relaxant (trade name Flexeril) used for muscle spasms or acute injury
gallamine, Flaxedilneuromuscular blocking agent (trade name Flaxedil) used as a muscle relaxant in the administration of anesthesia
methocarbamol, Robaxinmuscle relaxant for skeletal muscles (trade name Robaxin) used to treat spasms
orphenadrine, NorflexA skeletal muscle relaxant (trade name Norflex) used to treat severe muscle strain and Parkinsonism
papaverine, KavrinAn alkaloid medicine (trade name Kavrin) obtained from opium
procyclidine, Kemadrindrug (trade name Kemadrin) used to reduce tremors in Parkinsonism
succinylcholineA muscle relaxant for striated muscle that is used as an adjunct to anesthesia during certain surgical procedures
BroaderrelaxantA drug that relaxes and relieves / relieves tension
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