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Dipyrone

Synonym(s): Metamizole

Contributor(s): Lauren Trepanier

Introduction

Name

  • Metamizole sodium

Class of drug

  • Pyrazoline drug.

Uses

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Indications

  • Drying secretions prior to anesthesia.
  • Management of inflammation and pain.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • Phenothiazine: may result in hypothermia if given concurrently.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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