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Sufenta

SUFENTA®
(sufentanil citrate) INJECTION

DRUG DESCRIPTION

SUFENTA® (sufentanil citrate) is a potent opioid analgesic chemically designated as N-[4-(methyoxymethyl)-1-[2-(2-thienyl)ethyl]-4-piperidinyl]-N-phenyl-propanamide:2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylate (1:1) with a molecular weight of 578.68. The structural formula of SUFENTA (sufentanil citrate injection) is:

SUFENTA® (sufentanil citrate) structural formula illustration

SUFENTA (sufentanil citrate injection) is a sterile, preservative free, aqueous solution containing sufentanil citrate equivalent to 50 g per mL of sufentanil base for intravenous and epidural injection. The solution has a pH range of 3.5-6.0.

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/14/2007
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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