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Xylazine

Contributor(s): Mark Senior

Introduction

Name

  • Xylazine.

Class of drug

  • Alpha-2 adrenoceptor stimulant.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references fromPubMed.
  • Benredouane K, Ringer S K, Fourel I, Lepage O M, Portier K G & Bettschart-Wolfensberger R (2011)Comparison of xylazine-butrophanol and xylazine-morphine-ketamine infusions in horses undergoing a standing surgery.Vet Rec169(14), 364PubMed.
  • Sinclair M & Valverde A (2009)Short-term anaeshtesia with xylazine, diazepam/ketamine for castration in horses under field conditions: Use of intravenous lidocaine.Equine Vet J41(2), 149-152PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Derived fromThe Veterinary Formulary4th edn (1998) Bishop, Y (Ed.). British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

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