Alfentanil OverviewAlfentanil (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. 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:
- Injection: 0.5mg/ml
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)
- ALFENTA Alfentanil