Equagesic

Equagesic (pronounced /ˌɛkwəˈdʒiːzɪk/) is a combination drug indicated for short-term pain treatment accompanied by tension and/or anxiety in patients with musculoskeletal disorders or tension headache.

Composition

It combines[1]

Problems

Equagesic was discontinued in the USA, possibly because of more adequate drugs available. Specifically, meprobamate is more toxic than benzodiazepines, which are also useful as a muscle relaxant.

Martial artist Bruce Lee died of cerebral edema caused by allergic reaction to Equagesic, according to coroner examination.

References

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