Were you looking for information about Dantrolene? Dantrolen is a common misspelling of dantrolene.
Dantrolene sodium (Dantrium®) is a drug prescribed for use in adults and children who have muscle spasms and stiffness (spasticity) caused by cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or certain other neurological problems. It is also approved for treating a potentially life-threatening condition called malignant hyperthermia.
Some people who use this muscle relaxant will develop side effects, such as drowsiness, weakness, and dizziness. Dantrolene comes as a capsule or an injection that is given slowly into a vein.
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