Muscle relaxant - Definition

February 2017


Definition


Muscle relaxants are a family of drugs whose administration causes the relaxation of muscles. They are used when the muscles are too tense, hard, and painful. They can be used to treat cramps and some back pain... They can be administered orally in tablet form, or sometimes in the form of injections. Muscle relaxants may cause certain side effects that are not serious, the most common being drowsiness, hence the need not to drive after taking them, and their preferred use being at night.

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