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  • Detomidine Hydrochloride

    detomidine hydrochloride injection – 10 mg/mL

     

    Detomidine Hydrochloride is indicated for use as a sedative
    and analgesic to facilitate minor surgical and diagnostic
    procedures in mature horses and yearlings.

    Dosage and Administration:
    For Sedation: Administer Detomidine Hydrochloride IV or IM at the
    rates of 20 or 40 mcg detomidine hydrochloride per kg of body weight (0.2 or 0.4 mL of Detomidine Hydrochloride per 100 kg or 220 lb), depending on the depth and duration of sedation required.
    Onset of sedative effects should be reached within 2–4 minutes after IV administration and 3–5 minutes after IM administration. Twenty mcg/kg will provide 30–90 minutes of sedation and 40 mcg/kg will provide approximately 90 minutes to 2 hours of sedation.

    For Analgesia: Administer Detomidine Hydrochloride IV at the rates of 20 or 40 mcg detomidine hydrochloride per kg of body weight (0.2 or 0.4 mL of Detomidine Hydrochloride per 100 kg or 220 lb), depending on the depth and duration of analgesia required. Twenty mcg/kg will usually begin to take effect in 2–4 minutes and provide 30–45 minutes of analgesia. The 40 mcg/kg dose
    will also begin to take effect in 2–4 minutes and provide 45–75 minutes of analgesia.

    For Both Sedation and Analgesia: Administer Detomidine Hydrochloride IV at the rates of 20 or 40 mcg detomidine hydrochloride per kg of body weight (0.2 or 0.4 mL of Detomidine Hydrochloride per 100 kg or 220 lb), depending on the depth and duration of sedation and analgesia required.

    Before and after injection, the animal should be allowed to rest quietly.

    See package insert for full information on side effects, precautions, warnings, and contraindications.

    Storage: Store between 20°-25°C (68°-77°F) with excursions permitted between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F), in the absence of light.

    Discard unused product after 28 days of first broaching the vial.

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