Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Dantrium Intravenous
  2. Revonto

Descriptions


Dantrolene is used to prevent or treat a medical problem called malignant hyperthermia that may occur in some patients during or following surgery or anesthesia. Malignant hyperthermia consists of a group of symptoms including very high fever, fast and irregular heartbeat, and breathing problems. It is believed that the tendency to develop malignant hyperthermia is inherited.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution