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n. a drug that relieves spasm of smooth muscle in the gut. Antispasmodics, which include alverine citrate, dicycloverine, and mebeverine (Colofac), are used to treat irritable bowel syndrome and diverticular disease. Compare antispastic.

Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

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