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Ocfentanil (INN) is an opioid analgesic that is an analogue of fentanyl and was developed in the early 1990s. It is similar to fentanyl in effects, producing strong analgesia and sedation, but is slightly more potent, with 3μg/kg of ocfentanil being equivalent to 5μg/kg of fentanyl.
- US Patent application 2002/176888 A1
- Fletcher JE, Sebel PS, Murphy MR, Mick SA, Fein S. Comparison of ocfentanil and fentanyl as supplements to general anesthesia. Anesthesia and Analgesia. 1991 Nov;73(5):622-6. PMID 1952145
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