fluroxene

fluroxene

A flammable and volatile inhalation anaesthetic that is toxic to several animal species, which was formerly used in clinical practice between 1953 and 1977.
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Minimum alveolar concentrations in man on awakening from methoxyflurane, isoflurane, ether and fluroxene anesthesia: MAC awake.
Further studies were published by Lu et al in 19532 which led to the clinical use of trifluoroethyl vinyl ether (fluroxene or "Fluoromar"), but its potential flammability was a disadvantage and it enjoyed only limited acceptability.