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

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 one-fourth to one-tenth the potency, one-third the duration of action, and an onset of action four times faster than that of 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, a characteristi... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.

Dosage List

Alfentanil Hydrochloride 500 ug/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution
NDC: 0409-2266
Hospira, Inc.
Alfentanil 500 ug/ml Intravenous Injection
NDC: 17478-841
Akorn, Inc.

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