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Side effect(s) of Dantrolene


Review the side-effects of Dantrolene as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

   Gastrointestinal
- Constipation, GI bleeding, loss of appetite, difficulty in swallowing, gastric irritation, abdominal cramps, nausea and vomiting.

   Liver
- Liver inflammation.

   Central Nervous System
- Speech disturbances, seizures, headache, lightheadedness, visual disturbances, double vision, alteration of taste and sleeplessness.

   Heart
- Fast heart rate, erratic blood pressure and vein inflammation, heart failure .

   Psychiatric
- Mental depression, mental confusion and nervousness.

   Genitourinary
- Increased urinary frequency, blood in urine, difficult erection, urinary incontinence, difficult urination and/or urinary retention.

   Skin
- Abnormal hair growth, acne-like rash, itching, hives, eruption and increased sweating.

   Musculoskeletal
- Muscle pain and backache.

   Respiratory
- Feeling of suffocation and respiratory depression.

   Eye and ENT
- Excessive tearing.

   Hypersensitivity
- Lung infection.

  Blood
- Anemia, leukopenia, lymphocytic lymphoma, thrombocytopenia
.

   Miscellaneous
- Chills and fever.

Other Precautions :

Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Dantrolene

Dantrolene(Dantrium) generic is a muscle relaxant, prescribed for certain types of spasticity or muscle spasms. It works by relaxing the muscles.


Trade Names for Dantrolene

International :


Dantrium
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