Active Ingredient History

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Alfentanil is an opioid analgesic with a rapid onset of action. Alfentanil interacts predominately with the opioid mu-receptor. These mu-binding sites are discretely distributed in the human brain, spinal cord, and other tissues. In clinical settings, alfentanil exerts its principal pharmacologic effects on the central nervous system. Its primary actions of therapeutic value are analgesia and sedation. Alfentanil may increase the patient's tolerance for pain and decrease the perception of suffering, although the presence of the pain itself may still be recognized. In addition to analgesia, alterations in mood, euphoria and dysphoria, and drowsiness commonly occur. Alfentanil depresses the respiratory centers, depresses the cough reflex, and constricts the pupils. Alfentanil, marketed under the trade name Alfenta, Rapifen in Australia is indicated for the management of postoperative pain and the maintenance of general anesthesia.   NCATS

  • SMILES: CCN1N=NN(CCN2CCC(COC)(CC2)N(C(=O)CC)c3ccccc3)C1=O
  • Mol. Mass: 416.53
  • ALogP: 1.38
  • ChEMBL Molecules:
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  • Mechanism of Action:
  • Multi-specific: Missing data
  • Black Box: No
  • Availability: Prescription Only
  • Delivery Methods: Parenteral
  • Pro Drug: No

Drug Pricing (per unit)

United States

$0.0010 - $1.2390
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afentanyl | alfenta | alfentanil | alfentanil hcl | alfentanil hydrochloride | alfentanilum | alfentanyl | lfentanil hydrochloride | n-(1-(2-(4-ethyl-5-oxo-2-tetrazolin-1-yl)ethyl)-4-(methoxymethyl)-4-piperidyl)propionanilide | r-39209 | rapifen | rapifen conc | rapifen dilute | rapifen intensive care


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