Saturday, April 7, 2018

mechanism of action of mephenesin

  •   it's a centrally acting muscle relaxant.
  •   mephensin work mainly by prolonging the mean refractory periced of directly or indirectly stimulated skeletal muscle.
  •   these effects were due to a direct action on muscle fiber.
  •   it is especially dangerous and potentially fatal in combination with alcol and other depressants.


reference:Tripathi K.D., “Essentials of Medical Pharmacology”, Jaypee brothers medical publishers, Seventh edition, New Delhi, page no.357-358.

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