orphenadrine

orphenadrine
or·phen·a·drine ȯr-'fen-ə-drən, -.drēn n a drug used in the form of its citrate C18H23NO·C6H8O7 or hydrochloride C18H23NO·HCl as a muscle relaxant and antispasmodic

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n.
a drug that relieves spasm in muscle, used to treat all types of parkinsonism. It is administered by mouth or injection; side-effects may include dry mouth, sight disturbances, and difficulty in urination. Trade names: Biorphen, Disipal.

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or·phen·a·drine (or-fenґə-drēn) the ortho-methyl analogue of diphenhydramine, having anticholinergic, antihistaminic, antispasmodic, and euphoric actions. Called also mephenamine.

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