Active Ingredient(s): Halothane
FDA Approved: * March 12, 1958
Pharm Company: * WYETH AYERST
Category: Anesthetic

Halothane, sold under the brand name Fluothane among others, is a general anaesthetic.[4] It can be used to induce or maintain anaesthesia.[4] 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.[4] It is given by inhalation.[4] Side effects include an irregular heartbeat, respiratory depression, and hepatotoxicity.[4] ... [wikipedia]

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