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

In the US, Isoflurane (isoflurane systemic) is a member of the drug class general anesthetics and is used to treat Anesthesia.

US matches:

UK matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Anesthetic, inhalation

Chemical Name

Etane, 2-chloro-2-(difluorometoxy)-1,1,1-trifluoro-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Isoflurane (OS: BAN, USAN, DCF, JAN)
  • Isoflurano (OS: DCIT)
  • Compound 469 (IS)
  • Isoflurane (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Isofluranum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • AErrane
    Baxter, Bulgaria; Baxter, Estonia; Baxter, Spain; Baxter, Hungary; Baxter, Oman; Baxter, Philippines; Baxter, Romania; Baxter, Tunisia; Eczacibasi Baxter, Turkey; Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Aerrane
    Baxter, China; Baxter, Czech Republic; Baxter, France; Baxter, New Zealand; Baxter, Poland; Baxter, Thailand; Baxter Healthcare, Israel; Baxter-RM, Italy
  • Aerrane (veterinary use)
    Baxter Healthcare, United States
  • Aerrane 100%
    Baxter, Malta
  • Anesteran
    Rompharm, Romania
  • Attane (veterinary use)
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia; Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand; VetMedic, Finland; VM Pharma, Sweden; Provet, Switzerland
  • Ceva Isoflurane (veterinary use)
    Piramal Enterprises Limited, Australia
  • Escain
    Mylan Seiyaku, Japan
  • Floran
    Al Hikma, Oman; Hikma, Lebanon; Hikma, Tunisia
  • Florane
    Singapore Pharmawealth Lifesciences, Philippines
  • Forane
    Abbott, Argentina; Abbott, Brazil; Abbott, China; Abbott, Czech Republic; Abbott, Egypt; Abbott, Indonesia; Abbott, India; Abbott, Latvia; Abbott, Oman; Abbott, Philippines; Abbott, Slovakia; Abbott, Taiwan; Abbott, South Africa; Abbott Laboratories, Lithuania; AbbVie, Austria; AbbVie, Croatia (Hrvatska); AbbVie, Hungary; AbbVie, Ireland; AbbVie, Japan; AbbVie, Thailand; AbbVie, Turkey; AbbVie, Vietnam; ABBVIE BIOPHARMACEUTICALS, Israel; AbbVie Polska, Poland; Aesica, Bulgaria; Aesica Queenborough, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Aesica Queenborough LTD, Serbia; Baxter, Canada; Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh
  • Forene
    Abbott, Portugal; Abbott, Venezuela; Abbott Laboratories de Chile, Chile; AbbVie, Switzerland; AbbVie, Germany; AbbVie, Norway; AbbVie, Sweden; AbbVie, Tunisia
  • Forène
    AbbVie, France
  • Forenium
    Abbott, Greece
  • Forthane
    AbbVie, Australia; AbbVie, New Zealand
  • Isoba (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Austria; Intervet, Belgium; Intervet, Netherlands; Intervet, Sweden; MSD Animal, Norway; MSD Animal Health, Finland; Schering-Plough Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Isocare (veterinary use)
    Baxter Healthcare, United Kingdom
  • Isofane (veterinary use)
    Piramal, United Kingdom
  • Isoflo (veterinary use)
    Abbott, Belgium; Abbott, Netherlands; Abbott, United States; Abbott Laboratories, Austria; Esteve, Italy; Orion Pharma Animal Health, Norway; Orion Pharma Animal Health, Sweden; Orion Pharma Eläinlääkkeet, Finland; Wirtz, Netherlands; Zoetis, Switzerland
  • IsoFlo (veterinary use)
    Abbott Laboratories U.K., United Kingdom
  • Isoflo 100% (veterinary use)
    Axience, France; Ecuphar, Germany
  • Isofludem
    Dem Ilaç, Turkey
  • Isofluraan
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Isofluran (veterinary use)
    CPPharma, Germany
  • Isofluran Baxter
    Baxter, Denmark; Baxter, Finland; Baxter, Norway; Baxter, Sweden; Baxter, Switzerland; Baxter, Germany
  • Isofluran Baxter (veterinary use)
    Baxter Vet, Switzerland
  • Isofluran Nicholas Piramal
    Nicholas, Serbia; Nicholas Piramal, Czech Republic; Torrex Chiesi, Serbia
  • Isofluran Piramal
    Piramal, Tunisia
  • Isofluran Rhodia
    Solvay, Bangladesh
  • Isoflurane
    Piramal, Israel; Scott-Cassara, Argentina
  • Isoflurane - Rhodia Organique Fine
    Rhodia Organique Fine, China
  • Isoflurane (veterinary use)
    Merial, United Kingdom
  • Isoflurane 100% Piramal
    Piramal, Malta
  • Isoflurane AbbVie
    AbbVie, Canada; AbbVie, United Kingdom; AbbVie, Malta
  • Isoflurane acdiam
    Acdima, Egypt
  • Isoflurane Adeka
    Adeka, Turkey
  • Isoflurane Bélamont
    CSP, France
  • Isoflurane Dexa Medica
    Dexa Medica, Indonesia
  • Isoflurane Halocarbon (veterinary use)
    Halocarbon, United States
  • Isoflurane Merial (veterinary use)
    Merial Italia, Italy
  • Isoflurane Nicholas (veterinary use)
    Nicholas, United States
  • Isoflurane orion
    Orion, Egypt
  • Isoflurane Piramal
    Piramal, Georgia; Piramal, Myanmar
  • Isoflurane Piramal (veterinary use)
    Piramal, United States
  • Isoflurane PSM
    PSM, New Zealand
  • Isoflurane t3a
    T3A, Egypt
  • Isoflurane Torrex
    Markomed, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Isoflurane Virbac (veterinary use)
    Virbac, United Kingdom
  • Isoflurane-Vet Merial (veterinary use)
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Isoflurano Baxter
    Baxter Arg., Argentina
  • Isoflurano Inibsa
    Inibsa, Spain
  • Isoflurano USP
    Baxter, Chile
  • Isofor
    Safeline, South Africa
  • Isoforine
    Cristalia, Brazil
  • Isorane
    AHPL, India
  • Isotoran
    Rompharm, Georgia
  • Iso-Vet (veterinary use)
    Piramal, United Kingdom; Piramal, Ireland; Piramal, Netherlands; Piramal Healthcare, Belgium
  • Isoxetol (veterinary use)
    Schering-Plough Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Laser Animal Health Isoflurane (veterinary use)
    Pharmachem, Australia
  • Ning Fen
    Lunan Pharm, China; Lunan Pharmaceutical, Georgia
  • Terrell
    Fahrenheit, Indonesia; Minrad, China; Piramal, Thailand
  • Vetflurane (veterinary use)
    Virbac, Belgium; Virbac, Switzerland; Virbac, France; Virbac, United Kingdom; Virbac, Italy; Virbac, Netherlands; Virbac, Sweden; Virbac S.A., Ireland; Biofarm, Finland; Virbac, Germany
  • Yi Mei Ning
    Keyuan Pharmaceutical, China


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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