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Dormosedan (Rx) - 5 mL

Product Code: 888-032
BRAND: Zoetis
Item #: 888-032
Dormosedan (Rx) - 5 mL

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Dormosedan® (detomidine hydrochloride) is an a2 adrenoceptor agonist that provides non-narcotic sedation and analgesia that can be used safely in horses for a variety of minor surgical and diagnostic procedures.

Predictable Sedation

    • Selectivity makes DORMOSEDAN predictable and effective • Only a-2 agonist which has significant analgesia extending more than 15 minutes post administration
    • Dormosedan® provides non-narcotic sedation with a wide margin of safety
Dosing & Administration
    • Greater selectivity and dosing flexibility
    • Dormosedan® allows dosing flexibility so you can accurately regulate the depth and length of sedation and analgesia
    •Simple dosing: 1 or 2 mL per 1,100 lbs horse IM or IV
    • Whether administered IV or IM, Dormosedan® produces rapid onset of effect (5 minutes for IV, 10 to 15 minutes for IM)
    • Xylazine can bind with a1 and non-a2 receptor sites, producing variable neurological effects4
    • Dormosedan®'s potency is 80 to 100 times greater than xylazine in sedation and analgesic effect5
    • Effects may be maintained up to 2 hours depending on dose level and route of administration, with analgesia being more pronounced following IV injection
    • Additional dosing prolongs not depends sedation
    • Zoetis does not recommend the use at higher than the approved label dosed

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