What is Halothane?

It is an inhalational general anesthetic. It is the only inhalational anesthetic agent containing a bromine atom; several other halogenated anesthesia agents lack the bromine atom and do contain the fluorine and chlorine atoms present in halothane. It is colorless and pleasant-smelling, but unstable in light.

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