Alfentanil

Also known as: Alfentanyl

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
Alfentanil
N Nervous system → N01 Anesthetics → N01A Anesthetics, general → N01AH Opioid anesthetics
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Medicines

Alfentanil is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

Brazil

France Ireland

Austria Brazil France Hong Kong Ireland

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Summary of product characteristics (SPC)
UK

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

1N74HM2BS7 - ALFENTANIL

CAS registry number

71195-58-9 - alfentanil

SNOMED-CT

387560008 - Alfentanil (substance)