FluothaneActive Ingredient(s): Halothane
FDA Approved: * March 12, 1958
Pharm Company: * WYETH AYERST
Halothane, sold under the brand name Fluothane among others, is a general anaesthetic. It can be used to induce or maintain anaesthesia. One of its benefits is that it does not increase the production of saliva, which can be particularly useful in those who are difficult to intubate. It is given by inhalation. Side effects include an irregular heartbeat, respiratory depression, and hepatotoxicity. ... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.