Thiocolchicoside is a small molecule muscle relaxant and anti-inflammatory agent, shown to function as a competitive GABAA (gamma-aminobutyric acid type A) receptor antagonist. Thiocolchicoside is also shown to inhibit strychnine-sensitive GlyR (glycine receptors)with lower potency than GABAA, and to inhibit human AChR (nicotinic acetylcholine receptors) with very low relative affinity.
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