SojournActive Ingredient(s): Sevoflurane
FDA Approved: * May 2, 2007
Pharm Company: * MINRAD
Sevoflurane is a sweet-smelling, nonflammable, highly fluorinated methyl isopropyl ether used as an inhalational anaesthetic for induction and maintenance of general anesthesia. After desflurane, it is the volatile anesthetic with the fastest onset. While its offset may be faster than agents other than desflurane in a few circumstances, its offset is more often similar to that of the much older agent isoflurane. While sevoflurane is only half as soluble as isoflurane in blo... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.