Dantrium

Active Ingredient(s): Dantrolene
FDA Approved: * January 15, 1974
Pharm Company: * PROCTER AND GAMBLE
Category: Muscle Relaxer

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



Dantrium Overview

Dantrolene sodium is a postsynaptic muscle relaxant that lessens excitation-contraction coupling in muscle cells. It achieves this by inhibiting Ca2+ ions release from sarcoplasmic reticulum stores by antagonizing ryanodine receptors.[1] It is the primary drug used for the treatment and prevention of malignant hyperthermia, a rare, life-threatening disorder triggered by general anesthesia. It is also used in the management of neuroleptic malignant syndrome, muscle spasticity ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Dantrolene
  • Capsule: 100mg, 25mg, 50mg
  • For Suspension: 250mg/vial
  • Injection: 20mg/vial
  • Suspension: 250mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Dantrium: (7 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0149-0030 Dantrium 25 mg Oral Capsule by Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals
  • 0149-0031 Dantrium 50 mg Oral Capsule by Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals
  • 0149-0033 Dantrium 100 mg Oral Capsule by Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals
  • 42023-123 Dantrium 20 mg/60ml Intravenous Injection by Jhp Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • 42023-124 Dantrium 25 mg Oral Capsule by Jhp Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • 42023-125 Dantrium 50 mg Oral Capsule by Jhp Pharmaceuticals LLC
  • 42023-126 Dantrium 100 mg Oral Capsule by Jhp Pharmaceuticals LLC

Other drugs which contain Dantrolene or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

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