Dantrolene

Category: Muscle Relaxer



Dantrolene 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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I accidentally took a dantrolene 25mg with my baclofen 10mg ## Hi James, I did some research looking into possible drug interactions between the two, and one report suggests that using the two together may increase the risk of certain side effects ranging from dizziness and drowsiness, to impaired cognitive function. However that seems to be the worst of your worries based off this information alone -(but also not to discount each drug's own individual side effects as well). And if this was just a one time thing then in my experience you should be fine, but on the other hand, if you were to develop symptoms that became too bothersome or severe, I'd still encourage you to contact your doctor immediately and/or poison control to see what steps should be taken to ensure your safety...

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At AORN last year there was a drug company that offerred a generic dantrolene that could be mixed and ready to use in 20 seconds. What is the name of this drug? ## Could you be referring to the Intravenous version of Dantrolene called DANTRIUM® Intravenous (dantrolene sodium for injection) ? A press release from Proctor & Gamble from August 2008 outlines an acquision by JHB [1]. There is also more information available from JHB about this [2]. If not, do you have any other information or questions which you can share? Please post back if you do... [1] [2]

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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 Dantrolene: (15 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0115-4411 Dantrolene Sodium 25 mg Oral Capsule by Global Pharmaceuticals, Division of Impax Laboratories Inc.
  • 0115-4422 Dantrolene Sodium 50 mg Oral Capsule by Global Pharmaceuticals, Division of Impax Laboratories Inc.
  • 0115-4433 Dantrolene Sodium 100 mg Oral Capsule by Global Pharmaceuticals, Division of Impax Laboratories Inc.
  • 0143-9297 Dantrolene 20 mg Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by West-ward Pharmaceuticals Corp
  • 27505-003 Revonto 20 mg/60ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Us Worldmeds, LLC
  • 42023-144 Dantrolene Sodium 25 mg Oral Capsule by Jhp Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 42023-145 Dantrolene Sodium 50 mg Oral Capsule by Jhp Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 42367-540 Ryanodex 250 mg/5ml Intravenous Injection, Suspension by Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 49884-362 Dantrolene Sodium 25 mg Oral Capsule by Par Pharmaceutical Inc.
  • 49884-363 Dantrolene Sodium 50 mg Oral Capsule by Par Pharmaceutical Inc.
  • 49884-364 Dantrolene Sodium 100 mg Oral Capsule by Par Pharmaceutical Inc.
  • 55154-7140 Dantrolene Sodium 25 mg Oral Capsule by Cardinal Health
  • 68084-300 Dantrolene Sodium 25 mg Oral Capsule by American Health Packaging
  • 68151-1520 Dantrolene Sodium 25 mg Oral Capsule by Carilion Materials Management
  • 69189-4411 Dantrolene Sodium 25 mg Oral Capsule by Avera Mckennan Hospital

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