Tranquilizer for dogs and cats.
Acepet drops (Acetylpromazine Maleate) is a phenothiazine derived with a greater potency than chlorpromazine and promazine.
It is a major tranquilizer (neuroleptic) whose main action is to alter the patient’s temperament decreasing’s response to environmental stimuli.
It is a selective CNS depressant, depresses the limbic system by disrupting connections between it and the reticular system, which produces a state of stillness with decreased anxiety, excitement and aggression, thereby facilitating the animal’s handling, transportation and adaptation to new environments. While it decreases the spontaneous motor activity, when used in small and medium doses it induces sleep so there is no loss of consciousness. Acepet 10increases the activity of analgesics, sedatives and anesthetics.
Formula | Every 100 ml contains:
Acetylpromazine maleate ………………………….. 1.0 gr.
Indications / Uses:
Acepet drops is indicated to calm excited or aggressive animals which facilitates handling them in different interventions for both diagnostic purposes (complementary methods) and therapeutic (wound treatment, abscess drainage, ear cleaning, etc.). When administered as preanesthetic it facilitates the administration of anesthetics and reduces the dose required to produce surgical anesthesia or increases the duration of analgesic effect.
Administration and dosage:
It is administered orally. It can be dissolved in water. Adjust the dose required degree of tranquilization. Keep in mind that the dose mg/kg decreases as increases the weight of the animal.
Canines: administering 0.5 mg to 2.0 mg per kg (1 to 4 drops per kg.)
Felines: administering 1.0 mg to 2.0 mg per kg (2 to 4 drops per kg.)
Contraindications / Precautions:
Epilepsy. Decompensated heart failure, severe liver dysfunction.
Dropper bottle containing 10 ml.
Keep between 5º and 35 º C.
Keep away from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
Keep out of the reach of children.