Drug Index

Mephenesin

 
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Synonym :

Internuncial Neurone Blocking Agent

Mechanism :

It is a topical analgesic that relaxes muscles. It is used in the symptomatic relief of painful muscle spasms, however its use in ointments is based more on rubefacient than relaxing properties.


Indication :

• Acute muscle spasms

• Torticollis

• Lumbago

• Backache

• Myalgia


Dosing :

Available as 0.5%/10%/1%/30 gm cream/ointment.

Apply over the affected area 2-3 times a day.


Adverse Effect :

Local erythema and irritation, pruritus and dermatitis.

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