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  • noun A particular muscle relaxant.


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  • But while virtually all hospitals have an adequate supply of dantrolene on hand, medical safety experts say doctors 'offices and surgical centers often don't.

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  • The surgery was performed by a board-certified plastic surgeon with an anesthesiologist present, and though dantrolene was administered, among the questions raised is the adequacy of the dose.

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  • Since the disorder was first identified more than three decades ago, death rates have fallen to less than 5% from more than 80%, thanks largely to the introduction of dantrolene, the muscle relaxant that can quickly stop the uncontrolled release of calcium cells.

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  • Keith Metz, a member of the board of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association, says that if inhalation anesthetics are being used, the most important questions for patients to ask are whether the center has an attending anesthesiologist and an adequate supply of dantrolene on hand -- and whether staffers know how to use it.

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  • In the new study, the researchers revealed how the widely available prescription drugs diltiazem, verapamil, and in some cases dantrolene, acted on cells from patients with Gaucher's disease.

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  • Their assessment of this 'ratio' tiveness of dantrolene in malignant hyperthermia in everyday practice, using approved drugs, is (Strazis and Fox, 1993). usually not as numerical as it sounds.

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  • SpePharm has completed two pan-European license / distribution agreements in 2007 & 2008 for respectively MuGard® and Xerotin® and, acquired last year the full rights for Europe and other territories of dantrolene sodium

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  • Anti-psychotic Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome • A potentially fatal, idiosyncratic reaction to an antipsychotic drug • 10-20\% mortality rate • Sx: TTT: dantrolene (Dantrium),

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  • Pretreatment (30 min) with the RyR antagonist, dantrolene, was also tested to further confirm specificity of the RyR for mediating these pathologic effects.

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  • Gelbard, however, cautions that dantrolene has side effects and thus may not be appropriate for use in people. News Feed


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