How to Take Alfentanil Hydrochloride Injection and Dose of Alfentanil Hydrochloride Injection


Find out how to take Alfentanil Hydrochloride Injection (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Alfentanil Hydrochloride Injection


How it should be taken  

It comes as a solution for injection, to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

Dosage & When it is to be taken

IV- The recommended dose range is 8 to 245mcg/kg.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity

Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

This medication is a strong analgesic, prescribed for relieving pain and induction of anesthesia in specific situations. It provides analgesic protection against hemodynamic responses to surgical stress with recovery times.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Warnings and Precautions  

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney, liver, heart, or thyroid disease, seizures, asthma, lung inflammation, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Avoid alcohol consumption.

Storage Conditions  

Store at 20 to 25C.
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