Alfentanil Other names: Alfentanyl

Chemical formula: C₂₁H₃₂N₆O₃  Molecular mass: 416.517 g/mol  PubChem compound: 51263

Active ingredient description

Alfentanil is a short-acting, synthetic, agonist at mu opioid receptors, used for anaesthesia in surgery.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
N01AH02 Alfentanil N Nervous system → N01 Anesthetics → N01A Anesthetics, general → N01AH Opioid anesthetics
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Product monographs

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title Information Source Document Type  
ALFENTANIL Solution for injection Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 71195-58-9
DrugBank Drug: DB00802
KEGG Drug: D07122
PubChem Compound: 51263
RxNorm Ingredient: 480
SNOMED-CT Concept: 387560008
Alfentanil (substance)
UNII Identifier: 1N74HM2BS7

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