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Alfaxalone

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

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Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

N01AX05

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0023930-19-0

Chemical Formula

C21-H32-O3

Molecular Weight

332

Therapeutic Category

Anesthetic, injectable

Chemical Name

3α-Hydroxy-5α-pregnane-11,20-dione (WHO, BAN)

Foreign Names

  • Alfaxalonum (Latin)
  • Alfaxalon (German)
  • Alfaxalone (French)
  • Alfaxalona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Alfaxalone (OS: DCF, BAN, JAN)
  • Alphaxalone (IS)
  • GR 2/234 (IS)
  • Alfaxolone (PH: BP vet. 2015)

Brand Names

  • Alfaxan (veterinary use)
    Afrivet, South Africa; Albrecht, Germany; Dechra Veterinary Products, France; Jurox, Australia; Jurox, Belgium; Jurox, Ireland; Jurox, Netherlands; Jurox, New Zealand; Jurox Pty., United States; Jurox UK plc, United Kingdom

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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