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WARNING: ADDICTION, ABUSE, AND MISUSE

Addiction, Abuse, and Misuse

Alfentanil injection exposes patients and...

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1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Alfentanil injection is indicated:

  • as an analgesic adjunct given in incremental doses in the maintenance of anesthesia with barbiturate/nitrous oxide/oxygen.
  • as an...
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2 DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

2.1 Important Dosage and Administration Instructions

Alfentanil injection should be administered only by persons specifically trained in...

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3 DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS

Alfentanil Injection USP, for intravenous use (equivalent to 500 mcg/mL alfentanil base).

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4 CONTRAINDICATIONS

Alfentanil injection is contraindicated in patients with:

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5 WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

5.1 Addiction, Abuse, and Misuse

Alfentanil injection contains alfentanil, a Schedule II controlled substance. As an opioid, alfentanil...

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6 ADVERSE REACTIONS

The following serious adverse reactions are described, or described in greater detail, in other sections:

  • Addiction, Abuse, and Misuse [see

    6.1 Clinical...

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7 DRUG INTERACTIONS

Table 2 includes clinically significant drug interactions with alfentanil injection.

Table 2: Clinically Significant Drug Interactions with Alfentanil injection...
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8 USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS

8.1 Pregnancy

Risk Summary

Prolonged use of opioid...

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9 DRUG ABUSE AND DEPENDENCE

9.1 Controlled Substance

Alfentanil injection contains alfentanil, a Schedule II controlled substance.

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10 OVERDOSAGE

Clinical Presentation

Acute overdose with alfentanil injection can be manifested by respiratory depression, somnolence...

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11 DESCRIPTION

Alfentanil Injection, USP contains alfentanil, an opioid agonist, chemically designated as N- [1- [2-(4-ethyl-4,5-dihydro-5-oxo-1H-tetrazol-1- yl) ethyl]-4-(methoxymethyl)-4-piperidinyl]-N-phenylpropanamide...

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12 CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

12.1 Mechanism of Action

Alfentanil injection is an opioid agonist. The principal actions of therapeutic value are analgesia and sedation....

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13 NONCLINICAL TOXICOLOGY

13.1 Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility

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16 HOW SUPPLIED/STORAGE AND HANDLING

HOW SUPPLIED

Alfentanil Injection, USP for intravenous use contains alfentanil hydrochloride equivalent to 500 mcg/mL of...

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