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What if I miss a dose of dantrolene (Dantrium)?

If you miss a dose of dantrolene (Dantrium), take it as soon as you remember, unless it is nearly time for the next dose. Do not double up the dosage, since this could be dangerous and cause unwanted side effects, such as muscle weakness, drowsiness, dizziness, diarrhea, fatigue, difficulty swallowing or other more severe side effects like seizures. Talk to your doctor immediately if any of these side effects gets worse or do not go away.

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