noun. a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles).
- antispasmodic agent
- over-the-counter medicine
- over-the-counter drug
- prescription drug
Example sentences of the word antispasmodic
Catnip is another member of the mint family with antispasmodic and mild antibiotic properties.
2. Noun, plural
Oregano leaves and flowering stems also have antispasmodic and expectorant properties and can act as mild stimulants.
3. Verb, past participle
There's also limited evidence peppermint tea can help, as peppermint oil has antispasmodic effects which may relax the smooth gut muscles, relieving the spasm and distention that causes gas pain.
4. Noun, singular or mass
It is also an antispasmodic, so it helps relax the bronchial tubes and alleviates coughing fits.