FDA Approved: * February 26, 2018
Category: Anesthetic

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

Desflurane Overview

Desflurane (1,2,2,2-tetrafluoroethyl difluoromethyl ether) is a highly fluorinated methyl ethyl ether used for maintenance of general anesthesia. Like halothane, enflurane, and isoflurane, it is a racemic mixture of (R) and (S) optical isomers (enantiomers). Together with sevoflurane, it is gradually replacing isoflurane for human use, except in economically undeveloped areas, where its high cost precludes its use. It has the most rapid onset and offset of the volatile anesthetic drugs used f...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Liquid: 100%, 99.9%, 99.90%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Desflurane: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0781-6172 Desflurane 240 ml/240ml Respiratory (Inhalation) Liquid by Sandoz Inc.
  • 66794-021 Desflurane 1 ml/Ml Respiratory (Inhalation) Liquid by Piramal Critical Care Inc

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