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Alfaxan® Multidose

Alfaxan® Multidose

Anaesthetic Injection for Dogs and Cats

Alfaxan Multidose contains the active ingredient alfaxalone in an aqueous solution with a pH of 6.5-7.  It is registered for use in dogs and cats for both the induction and maintenance of anaesthesia and now comes with a preserved system that reduces the risk of microbial contamination.

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The consistency and confidence of Australia’s number one anaesthetic induction agent Alfaxan now has an extended broached vial system. Alfaxan Multidose can be stored on the shelf for up to 28 days once broached. Alfaxan Multidose produces rapid, controlled, and short-acting induction of anaesthesia in dogs and cats with minimal, dose-dependent impact on cardiac and pulmonary function.  Alfaxan Multidose has a wide safety margin and is rapidly cleared, resulting in predictable, clear-headed recovery.

Technical Information

Active Constituent(s)

10 mg/mL Alfaxalone


Alfaxan Multidose is an injectable steroid anaesthetic for use in dogs and cats. Alfaxan Multidose can be used:

  • As an induction agent prior to gaseous anaesthesia, or
  • As a sole anaesthetic agent for the induction and maintenance of anaesthesia for the performance of examination or surgical procedures.


Induction Dose

Premedicated Unpremedicated
Dogs: 2 mg/kg Dogs: 3 mg/kg
Cats: 5 mg/kg Cats: 5 mg/kg

Maintenance Dose

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)

Product Codes

Size Code
20 mL 520400