- 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.