Cost of sedating a horse
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Note to physician: This product contains an alpha-adrenoceptor agonist. Do not use with other sedative drugs because the effects may be additive. The use of an alpha-agonist reversal agent with DORMOSEDAN GEL has not been evaluated.
Take the syringe out of the horse’s mouth, recap the syringe and return it to the outer carton for disposal. For the best results, allow adequate time (a minimum of 40 minutes) between administration of DORMOSEDAN GEL and beginning the procedure.
In general, horses show sedative effects lasting approximately 90-180 minutes.
DORMOSEDAN GEL produces sedation when administered sublingually at 0.018 mg/lb (0.040 mg/kg).
DORMOSEDAN GEL must be placed beneath the tongue of the horse and is not meant to be swallowed.
The following picture demonstrates correct administration of DORMOSEDAN GEL beneath the tongue.Skin and mucosal contact with the product should be avoided. In case of accidental eye exposure, rinse abundantly with fresh water.In case of accidental skin exposure, wash with soap and water. Appropriate precautions should be taken while handling and using gel syringes.DORMOSEDAN GEL must be placed beneath the tongue of the horse. Before initiating any procedure, allow sedation to fully develop.Unlike most oral veterinary products, this product is not meant to be swallowed. Nervous or excited horses with high levels of endogenous catecholamines may exhibit a reduced pharmacological response to alpha-adrenoceptor agonists like detomidine.
Handling or any other sudden stimuli, including noise, may cause a defense reaction in an animal that appears to be heavily sedated.