Sedative. Used as an aid in tranquilization and as a preanesthetic agent in dogs.
Also available as an injectable.
- Can be used as an aid in controlling intractable animals during examination, treatment, grooming, x-ray and minor surgical procedures
- As a pre-anesthetic agent
- Has a depressant effect on the central nervous system and therefore causes sedation, muscular relaxation and a reduction in spontaneous activity
Dosage and Administration:
The dosage should be individualized, depending upon the degree of tranquilization required. As a general rule, the dosage requirement in mg/lb of body weight decreases as the weight of the animal increases.
Dogs: 0.25-1.0 mg/lb. of body weight.