Alfentanil

In the US, Alfentanil (alfentanil systemic) is a member of the drug class narcotic analgesics and is used to treat Anesthesia and Pain.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N01AH02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0071195-58-9

Chemical Formula

C21-H32-N6-O3

Molecular Weight

416

Therapeutic Category

Opioid analgesic

Chemical Name

N-[1-[2-(4-ethyl-5-oxo-2-tetrazolin-1-yl)ethyl]-4-(methoxymethyl)-4-piperidinyl]propionanilide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Alfentanilum (Latin)
  • Alfentanil (German)
  • Alfentanil (French)
  • Alfentanilo (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Alfentanil (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • Alfentanil Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • R 39209 (IS)
  • Alfentanil (chlorhydrate d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Alfentanil hydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Alfentanil Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2011)
  • Alfentanil hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Alfentanili hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

  • Rapifen
    Janssen, Hong Kong; Janssen, Luxembourg; Janssen, Taiwan; Janssen-Cilag, Tunisia
  • Alfast
    Cristália, Brazil
  • Alfenta
    Akorn, United States; Janssen-Ortho Inc., Canada
  • Alfentanil Sandoz
    Sandoz, Canada
  • Alfentanil
    Hameln, United Kingdom; Hospira, United States
  • Alfentanil-hameln
    Hameln, Germany
  • Fentalim
    Angelini, Italy
  • Limifen
    Janssen-cilag, Spain
  • Rapifen
    AstraZeneca, Australia; IFET, Greece; Janssen, Belgium; Janssen, Brazil; Janssen, Netherlands; Janssen, Norway; Janssen, New Zealand; Janssen, Serbia; Janssen, Venezuela; Janssen-Cilag, United Arab Emirates; Janssen-Cilag, Austria; Janssen-Cilag, Bahrain; Janssen-Cilag, Switzerland; Janssen-Cilag, Chile; Janssen-Cilag, Czech Republic; Janssen-Cilag, Germany; Janssen-Cilag, Denmark; Janssen-Cilag, Egypt; Janssen-Cilag, Finland; Janssen-Cilag, France; Janssen-Cilag, United Kingdom; Janssen-Cilag, Iraq; Janssen-Cilag, Iran; Janssen-Cilag, Jordan; Janssen-Cilag, Kuwait; Janssen-Cilag, Lebanon; Janssen-Cilag, Portugal; Janssen-Cilag, Qatar; Janssen-Cilag, Saudi Arabia; Janssen-Cilag, Singapore; Janssen-Cilag, Syria; Janssen-Cilag, Turkey; Janssen-Cilag, Yemen; Janssen-Cilag, South Africa

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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