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a drug that relaxes and relieves tension
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a 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
any of several similar lipophilic amines used as tranquilizers or sedatives or hypnotics or muscle relaxants; chronic use can lead to dependency
muscle relaxant (trade name Flexeril) used for muscle spasms or acute injury
muscle relaxant for skeletal muscles (trade name Robaxin) used to treat spasms
a skeletal muscle relaxant (trade name Norflex) used to treat severe muscle strain and Parkinsonism
an alkaloid medicine (trade name Kavrin) obtained from opium; used to relax smooth muscles; it is nonaddictive
drug (trade name Kemadrin) used to reduce tremors in Parkinsonism
a muscle relaxant for striated muscle that is used as an adjunct to anesthesia during certain surgical procedures
neuromuscular blocking agent (trade name Flaxedil) used as a muscle relaxant in the administration of anesthesia
a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
tending to relax or relieve muscular or nervous tension
capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
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