ALnox™: Nitrous oxide / Oxygen (50/50)
Air Liquide Healthcare's pre-mixed 50% nitrous oxide and 50% oxygen gas, used as an analgesic drug for pain management.
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ALnox™ (50% nitrous oxide N2O / 50% oxygen O2) is used as an analgesic drug for for conscious sedation to safely and effectively manage pain and anxiety during elective diagnostics and therapeutic procedures.
ALnox™ delivers safe sedation and analgesia for elective diagnostics and therapeutic procedures that can provoke significant anxiety or pain in adult or pediatric patients. It does not cause loss of consciousness and the laryngeal closure reflex is maintained, making it safe against anaesthetic effect or respiratory drive depression.
ALnox™ is very well tolerated and with 50% oxygen, the risk of hypoxemia is minimized. With rapid reversal, the effects disappear in 1 to 3 minutes.
Medical nitrous oxide is used in adults and children for:
- General anaesthesia – usually as an adjuvant to other volatile or intravenous anaesthetics
- Pain relief – employed with oxygen for analgesia in moderately painful procedures, such as dentistry, obstetrics, and fractures
- Conscious sedation – effective and safe sedation technique for the reduction of stress in the apprehensive or anxious individual
Medical nitrous oxide is sometimes used as an adjuvant of balanced anesthesia for surgical interventions, enabling reduced doses of other drugs and facilitating their post-operatory elimination.
Analgesia administration system
The Equinox® II administration system by O-Two is a rugged demand inhalation unit for the administration of ALnox™ (50% N2O/50% O2 analgesic gas mixture), offering a simple, safe and efficient way of delivering pain relief during trauma, childbirth or painful procedures.
The Equinox® II Demand Valve delivers high flow rates with low triggering pressures, reducing the amount of effort required by the patient, to maintain the demanded flow.
Contact us to learn more about using this gas delivery system for your practice.
|Formula:||Equimolar mixture of N2O / O2|
|Synonyms:||Equimolar mixture of Medical nitrous oxide and Medical oxygen / Nitrous oxide USP and Medical oxygen USP mixture / Oxygen (50%) in Nitrous oxide|
|Name||Product identifier||%||Classification (GHS-CA)|
|Oxygen||(CAS-No.) 7782-44-7||50||Ox. Gas 1, H270 Press. Gas (Comp.), H280|
|Nitrous oxide||(CAS-No.) 10024-97-2||50||Ox. Gas 1, H270 Press. Gas (Comp.), H280 STOT SE 3, H336|
We offer ALnox™ (DIN: 02071010) to help you meet your healthcare objectives and the needs of your facility.
|Ordering number||Cylinder size||Content||Pressure at 21°C (P.S.I.)||CGA connection||Height||Diameter||Weight||Cylinder Shoulder Colour|
|SG791269A||5 (E)||ALnox™ —50:50 mixture N2O and O2||965||Medical blue & white|
Nitrous oxide requires special care due to its oxidizing nature. Know the hazards and promote education for your patients and medical staff, to avoid safety hazards and create a safe work and living environment.
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