Active Ingredient(s):Aspirin, ASA + Meprobamate FDA Approved: * July 31, 1978 Pharm Company: *MEDPOINTE PHARM HLC Category:Pain Relief
Meprobamate—marketed as Miltown by Wallace Laboratories and Equanil by Wyeth, among others—is a carbamate derivative used as an anxiolytic drug. It was the best-selling minor tranquilizer for a time, but has largely been replaced by the benzodiazepines due to their wider therapeutic index (lower risk of toxicity at therapeutically prescribed doses) and lower incidence of serious side effects.
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