Generally indicated as a pre-anesthetic medication, being a powerful neuroleptic agent. As an adjunct in the control of unruly animals and / or that at the time of the clinical examination present traumatisms (eg: fractures, burns, etc.) that make their revision difficult. It can also be used prior to transportation and / or loads. It is useful used in conjunction with other local or general anesthetics for various procedures or treatments (castration, neurectomies, removal of skin tumors, eye surgeries, problems related to hardware, etc.)
In horses it can be used as adjunctive treatment of laminitis (development phase) and in cases of colic to reestablish intestinal transit
DOSE and ROUTES OF ADMINISTRATION:
Each ml of product contains 10 mg of acepromazine
The doses to be administered according to the species are:
– Canines: 0.05-0.1 mg / kg slow EV, IM, SC (Do not exceed 3 mg total dose) Equivalent to 0.05 -0.1 ml of Hampton Accepromazine per 10 kg of body weight (Do not exceed 0.3 ml total)
– Felines: 0.05-0.1 mg / kg IV slow, IM, SC (Do not exceed 1 mg dose total) Equivalent to 0.025-0.05 ml of Hampton Accepromazine for every 5 kg of weight. (Do not exceed 0.1 ml total)
-Equines: 0.01-0.05 mg / kg IV slow or IM 0.044-0.088 mg / kg SC Equivalent to 0.4 – 2 ml EV or IM or 1.75- 3.5 ml SC for every 400 kg of weight.
CONTRAINDICATIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF USE:
Acetylpromazine has adrenolytic actions by blocking alpha receptors, thus reversing the pressor effect of adrenaline, which acts only on beta receptors.
Therefore, adrenaline should not be used as a pressor amine, but norepinephrine or phenylephrine, which only act on alpha receptors.
In animals with liver disease, it is advisable to use with caution, since the ACEPROMAZINE HAMPTON component is degraded in the liver.
It can cause minor cardiac arrhythmias. In animals with a history of cardiac disorders, it is advisable to use with caution.
In animals with heart disease it can increase their intensity, so it is advisable to use it with caution as well as in senile animals.
Intravenously, apply slowly.
In epileptic animals it can cause seizures. Its use is not recommended. Like all phenothiazine derivatives, it enhances the sensitivity of organophosphorous compounds and that of procaine hydrochloride.
Therefore, the simultaneous use with them should be avoided.
Occasionally adult stallions may suffer irreversible penile prolapse, which must be manually replaced.
Given that the product will be used in circumstances beyond the control of the distributor, the latter is not responsible for the consequences arising from the improper use of the same.
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