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