"Meprobamate" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A carbamate with hypnotic, sedative, and some muscle relaxant properties, although in therapeutic doses reduction of anxiety rather than a direct effect may be responsible for muscle relaxation. Meprobamate has been reported to have anticonvulsant actions against petit mal seizures, but not against grand mal seizures (which may be exacerbated). It is used in the treatment of ANXIETY DISORDERS, and also for the short-term management of INSOMNIA but has largely been superseded by the BENZODIAZEPINES. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p603)
- Wallace Brand 2 of Meprobamate
- Wallace Brand 1 of Meprobamate
- Reid-Rowell Brand of Meprobamate
- Meprobamate Reid-Rowell Brand
- Reid Rowell Brand of Meprobamate
- Kade Brand of Meprobamate
- Meprobamate Kade Brand
- Wyeth Brand of Meprobamate
- Meprobamate Wyeth Brand
- Sanofi Synthelabo Brand of Meprobamate
- Alter Brand of Meprobamate
- Meprobamate Alter Brand
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