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What are the side effects of Dantrium IV?

Dantrium IV may cause some side effects, although the benefits of treatment generally outweigh the risks. Seek emergency medical help if you experience signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, itchy skin rash, difficulty breathing, or swelling of the face, tongue, or throat. Tell your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any of the following severe side effects after being treated with Dantrium IV: signs of an infection such as fever or chills; difficulty breathing; depression, confusion, or nervousness; chest pain; or swelling of the legs or feet. Dantrium IV treatment may also cause common side effects that do not require medical attention, unless they worsen or persist. Call your doctor if the following mild side effects become bothersome: sensitivity to sunlight; drowsiness, dizziness or lightheadedness; muscle weakness lasting up to 48 hours after treatment; upset stomach; slurred speech; pain or swelling at the injection site; difficulty sleeping; and decreased appetite.

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