Dantrium Oral Capsule 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Dantrium: Oral capsule (100mg)

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Dantrolene 100mg Cap
Global Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: G443 G443 
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Dantrium 100mg Cap
Par Sterile Products, LLC (formerly JHP Pharmaceuticals) a subsidiary of Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: DANTRIUM 100mg 0149 0033 
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Dantrium 100mg Cap
Par Sterile Products, LLC (formerly JHP Pharmaceuticals) a subsidiary of Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: DANTRIUM 100mg 0149 0033 
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Dantrium 100mg Cap
Par Sterile Products, LLC (formerly JHP Pharmaceuticals) a subsidiary of Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: DANTRIUM 100 mg 0149 0033 

What is this Medicine?

DANTROLENE (DAN troe leen) helps to relieve spasms and stiffness of muscles in conditions such as multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, stroke, or injury to the spine. This medicine can also help prevent and treat a condition called malignant hyperthermia, which may occur after surgery or anesthesia.

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Dantrium 100mg Capsule

NDC: 001490033
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Malignant Hyperthermia, Spasticity

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

Storage Information
Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F)
Dantrium 100mg Capsule
Drug Image file DrugItem_793.JPG
Par Sterile Products, LLC (formerly JHP Pharmaceuticals) a subsidiary of Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: DANTRIUM 100mg 0149 0033 
Shape: capsule
Color: orange,tan
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Par Sterile Products, LLC (formerly JHP Pharmaceuticals) a subsidiary of Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: DANTRIUM 100mg 0149 0033 
Shape: capsule
Color: orange,tan

Reported Side Effects for Dantrium 100mg Capsule

Vomiting Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hoarseness Incidence:
<13.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
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
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 100mg Capsule

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 100mg Capsule(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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