NOT FOR USE IN NEONATES
CONTAINS BENZYL ALCOHOL
Doxapram Hydrochloride Injection USP, is a clear, colorless, sterile, non-pyrogenic, aqueous solution with pH 3.5 to 5, for intravenous administration.
Each mL contains doxapram hydrochloride 20 mg, benzyl alcohol (as preservative) 0.9%, and water for injection, q.s.
Doxapram is a respiratory stimulant.
Doxapram hydrochloride is a white to off-white, crystalline powder, sparingly soluble in water, alcohol and chloroform. It has the following chemical structure and name:
Molecular Formula: C24H30N2O2•HCl•H2O M. W. = 432.98
(±)-1-ethyl-4-(2-morpholinoethyl)-3,3-diphenyl-2-pyrrolidinone monohydrochloride monohydrate.