ANTISPASMODIC DRUGS

drugs used in the treatment of muscle spasms. They usually work by relaxing the smooth muscles. Anticholinergic drugs, for example, are commonly used as antispasmodic drugs. See also muscle relaxants.

ANTISPASMODIC DRUGS: "A person was prescribed antispasmodic drugs to control unsightly muscle spasms."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANTISPASMODIC DRUGS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/antispasmodic-drugs/ (accessed February 25, 2020).
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