Arto-espasmol - General Information

A direct-acting smooth muscle relaxant used to dilate blood vessels. It may cause gastrointestinal distress and tachycardia. Arto-espasmol is not approved for use in the U.S. or Canada, but is approved in various European countries.


Pharmacology of Arto-espasmol

Arto-espasmol is in a class of drugs called vasodilators. Arto-espasmol relaxes veins and arteries, which makes them wider and allows blood to pass through them more easily.


Additional information about Arto-espasmol

Arto-espasmol Indication: Used in the treatment of various blood vessel diseases (e.g., claudication, arteriosclerosis and Raynaud's disease) and nighttime leg cramps.
Mechanism Of Action: Arto-espasmol produces peripheral vasodilation by a direct effect on vascular smooth muscle.
Drug Interactions: Not Available
Food Interactions: Take with food to reduce irritation.
Generic Name: Cyclandelate
Synonyms: Cyclandelic acid; Ciclandelato [inn-spanish]; Cyclandelatum [inn-latin]; 3,5,5-Trimethylcyclohexyl mandelate; 3,5,5-Trimethylcyclohexyl amygdalate; 3,3,5-Trimethylcyclohexyl mandelate
Drug Category: Vasodilator Agents
Drug Type: Small Molecule; Approved
Other Brand Names containing Cyclandelate: Arto-espasmol; Capilan; Ciclospasmol; Clandilon; Cyclergine; Cyclobral; Cyclolyt; Cyclomandol; Cyclospasmol; Dilatan; Natil; Novodil; Perebral; Saiclate; Sancyclan; Sepyron; Spasmione; Spasmocyclon; Spasmocyclone; Vasodyl;
Absorption: Well absorbed following oral administration.
Toxicity (Overdose): Acute oral toxicity (LD50): 3950 mg/kg [Guinea pig]
Protein Binding: Not Available
Biotransformation: Not Available
Half Life: Not Available
Dosage Forms of Arto-espasmol: Tablet Oral
Chemical IUPAC Name: (3,3,5-trimethylcyclohexyl) 2-hydroxy-2-phenylacetate
Chemical Formula: C17H24O3
Cyclandelate on Wikipedia: Not Available
Organisms Affected: Humans and other mammals