Dantrium Lyophilisate For Solution For Injection 20Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Dantrium: Lyophilisate for solution for injection (20mg)

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Dantrium IV 20mg Pwd for Inj
Par Sterile Products, LLC (formerly JHP Pharmaceuticals) a subsidiary of Par Pharmaceutical Inc

What is this Medicine?

DANTROLENE (DAN troe leen) is a muscle relaxant. It is used to prevent and to treat a condition called malignant hyperthermia.

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Dantrium Intravenous 20mg Powder for Injection

NDC: 001490734
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Malignant Hyperthermia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Protect from light
Dantrium Intravenous 20mg Powder for Injection
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Par Sterile Products, LLC (formerly JHP Pharmaceuticals) a subsidiary of Par Pharmaceutical Inc
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Color: yellow

Reported Side Effects for Dantrium Intravenous 20mg Powder for Injection

Vomiting Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hoarseness Incidence:
<13.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Feeling Sick Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heart Block Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
<17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
<13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
<13.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Flushing Incidence:
3.0-27.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Blurred Vision Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Dantrium Intravenous 20mg Powder for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Dantrium Intravenous 20mg Powder for Injection(Dantrolene Sodium)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Dantrolene Sodium)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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