Miltown

Active Ingredient(s): Meprobamate
FDA Approved: * April 28, 1955
Pharm Company: * MEDPOINTE PHARM HLC
Category: Anxiety

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Miltown Overview

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 It was the best-selling minor tranquilizer for a time, but has largely been replaced by the benzodiazepines due to their wider therapeutic index (lower risk of toxicity at therapeutically prescribed doses) and lower incidence of serious side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. Contents 1 History 2 Pharmacology 3 Indications 4 Overdose 5 Health issues 6 Synthesi...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Meprobamate
  • Capsule: 400mg
  • Tablet: 200mg, 400mg, 600mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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