Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Vetrabutine

Synonym(s): Monzaldon

Contributor(s): Kyle Braund

Introduction

Name

  • Vetrabutine.

Class of drug

  • Uterine relaxant, musculotropic stimulator.

Description

Chemical name

  • Alpha-(3,4-Dimethoxyphenyl)-N,N-dimethylbenzenebutanamine.

Molecular formula

  • C20H27NO2.

Uses

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Indications

Parturition
  • To dilate the cervix and co-ordinate uterine contractions to ease and shorten parturition.

Administration

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based on, Tennant B (1999)Small Animal Formulary.3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
  • Rossoff I S (1994)Handbook of Veterinary Drugs and Chemicals.2 edn. Taylorville, Illinois: Pharmatex Publishing Co. pp 513.

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