A Spiritus Nucis Juglandis is given as an antispasmodic. It doubtless owes its properties to the alcohol which it contains.
The uses of chloroform which fall to be mentioned here are: - as a counter-irritant; as a local anaesthetic for toothache due to caries, it being applied on a cotton wool plug which is inserted into the carious cavity; as an antispasmodic in tetanus and hydrophobia; and as the best and most immediate and effective antidote in cases of strychnine poisoning.
antispasmodic effects has recently been determined.
antispasmodic action is also successfully used in the treatment of bronchial asthma.
antispasmodic medicines These are medicines that relax the muscles in the wall of the gut.
antispasmodic drug that works directly on the muscles rather than on the central nervous system.
antispasmodic activity in muscles.
Many people take an antispasmodic medicine for a week or so at a time to control pain when bouts of pain flare-up.
Passionflower affects the nervous system, helping to ease tension within the body and having an antispasmodic effect on smooth muscles.
Antispasmodic medications can slow bowel contractions and decrease diarrhea.
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