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What If I Overdose on Dantrolene?

An overdose with dantrolene can be dangerous. Seek immediate medical attention if you or someone else may have taken too much.
(Click Dantrium Overdose for more information.)

Storage Information

Dantrolene capsules should be stored at room temperature. Dantrolene injection will normally be stored by your healthcare provider. It is also stored at room temperature and protected from prolonged exposure to light.
Dantrolene injection must be mixed with sterile water prior to use. Once mixed, it must be protected from direct light and used within six hours.
Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you forget a dose of dantrolene, take it as soon as you remember, unless it is almost time for your next dose. In this case, skip your missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.

Is There a Generic Version

This medication is available in generic form (see Generic Dantrium).

Who Makes Dantrolene?

Brand-name dantrolene, sold under the name Dantrium, is made by JHP Pharmaceuticals, LLC. There are also generic versions, which are made by various companies.

Available Strengths

This medication comes in the following strengths and forms:
  • Dantrolene 25 mg capsules
  • Dantrolene 50 mg capsules
  • Dantrolene 100 mg capsules
  • Dantrolene 20 mg injection.
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