Alfentanil

FDA Approved: * October 28, 1999
Pharm Company: * HOSPIRA
Category: Anesthetic

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Alfentanil Overview

Alfentanil (R-39209, trade name Alfenta, Rapifen in Australia) is a potent but short-acting synthetic opioid analgesic drug, used for anaesthesia in surgery. It is an analogue of fentanyl with around 1/4 to 1/10 the potency of fentanyl and around 1/3 of the duration of action, but with an onset of effects 4x faster than fentanyl.[2] Alfentanil has a pKa of approximately 6.5, which leads to a very high proportion of the drug being uncharged at physiologic pH. This unique char...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Alfentanil
  • Injection: 0.5mg/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Alfentanil: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0409-2266 Alfentanil Hydrochloride 500 ug/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 17478-841 Alfentanil 500 ug/ml Intravenous Injection by Akorn, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Alfentanil or a similar ingredient: (1 result)




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