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Precautions and Warnings With Dantrolene

Who Should Not Use Dantrolene?

You should not use dantrolene if you:
 
  • Are allergic to it, Dantrium, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
 
  • Currently have active liver disease, such as hepatitis or cirrhosis.
 
  • Would be unable to walk, maintain your balance, or otherwise lose your current level of functioning if your spasticity was reduced.
 

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which dantrolene should not be used, along with several warnings and precautions people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific safety concerns that may apply to you.
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