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Pharmaceutical name: Xylazine injection
Pharmacological class: Sedative, analgesic, muscle relaxer
Nerfasin 20 should be used in dogs, cats, and cattle when it is desirable to
produce a state of sedation accompanied by a shorter period of analgesia.
Dosage and Administration: Dogs & Cats:
Intravenously - 0.5 mL/20 lbs of body weight (0.5 mg/lb) (1.1 mg/kg)
Intramusculary or subcutaneously - 1.0 mL/20 lbs body weight (1 mg/lb or 2.2 mg/kg). In large dogs (over 50lbs.) a dosage of 0.5 mg/lb administered intramuscularly may provide sufficient sedation and/or analgesia for most procedures.
Dosage and Administration: Cattle:
Intramuscularly - Range of 0.25 to 0.75 mL/100 lbs body weight (Equivalent to 0.05 to 0.15 mg/lb or 0.11 to 0.33 mg/kg).
See package insert for full information on side effects, precautions, warnings and contraindications.
Presentation: 25mL multidose vial