A centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant, chemically related to mephenesin carbamate; it is slower in onset of action but of longer duration, and may be administered intravenously, intramuscularly, or orally.

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meth·o·car·ba·mol .meth-ə-'kär-bə-.mȯl n a skeletal muscle relaxant drug C11H15NO5

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meth·o·car·ba·mol (meth″o-kahrґbə-mol) [USP] a skeletal muscle relaxant, administered orally, intramuscularly, or intravenously in the treatment of painful musculoskeletal conditions.

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