Alfaxalone 10 mg/mL.

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Alfaxan® inspires confidence in anaesthesia through rapid, controlled, and short-acting induction of in dogs and cats. With minimal impact on cardiac and pulmonary function, Alfaxan® has a wide safety margin and is rapidly cleared, resulting in smooth and clear-headed recovery. 

Alfaxan® consists of the active ingredient alfaxalone in an aqueous solution with a pH of 6.5-7, and is registered for use in dogs and cats for both the induction and maintenance of anaesthesia. 

Safety Data Sheet
NZ Alfaxan SDS
Technical Note
Alfaxan Tech Note NZ

Active Constituents

  • Alfaxalone 10 mg/mL


Induction and maintenance of anaesthesia in dogs and cats.


Maintenance Dose

Premedicated Unpremedicated
Dogs: 2 mg/kg Dogs: 3 mg/kg
Cats: 5 mg/kg Cats: 5 mg/kg
Premedicated Unpremedicated
Dogs: 6-7 mg/kg/hr (0.10-0.12 mg/kg/minute) Dogs: 8-9 mg/kg/hr (0.13-0.15 mg/kg/minute)
Cats: 7-8 mg/kg/hr (0.11-0.13 mg/kg/minute) Cats: 10-11 mg/kg/hr (0.16-0.18 mg/kg/minute)

Pack Sizes

502135 10 mL
503320 20 mL