Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Sufenta


Sufentanil injection is used to relieve pain during and after surgery or other medical procedures (eg, childbirth). It is also used with other medicines just before or during an operation to help the anesthetic work better.

Sufentanil belongs to the group of medicines known as narcotic analgesics (pain medicines). It works by acting on the central nervous system (CNS) or brain to relieve pain.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution