Mephenoxalone

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Mephenoxalone
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Clinical data
Trade namesDorsiflex, Moderamin, Control-OM
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FormulaC11H13NO4
Molar mass223.228 g·mol−1
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Mephenoxalone (trade names Dorsiflex, Moderamin, Control-OM) is a muscle relaxant[1] and mild anxiolytic.[2] It inhibits neuron transmission, relaxing skeletal muscles by inhibiting the reflex arc.[citation needed] As the effect of muscle relaxation, mephenoxalone affects mental condition, and is also a treatment for nervousness and anxiety.

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  1. ^ Magnenat M (December 1961). "[The utilization in psychotherapy of a tensiolytic agent with muscle relaxant effect, Control OM (mephenoxalone), alone or associated with thymoleptics]". Therapeutische Umschau. Revue Therapeutique. 18: 516–20. PMID 14468333.
  2. ^ MIMS: Mephenoxalone