To be used as a pre-anaesthetic medication and tranquillizer and for chemical restraint in horses, cattle, sheep and pigs.
Each ml contains: 10mg Acepromazine.
Mode of Action:
Acepromazine is a central nervous system depressant with specific action on the medullary centre in the brain stem, and associated activity on the autonomic nervous system. The effect produces tranquillisation.
Acepromazine also possesses anti-emetic, anti-convulsant, hypothermic, hypotensive and anti-spasmodic properties. It has a marked potentiating effect on a barbiturate anaesthesia.
LD50 mice 61.37mg/kg I.V.
130.50mg/kg sub. cut.
Acepromazine has high potency at low dose rates. Doses over 3mg/kg have been administered without untoward effect.mes:
Meat, offal & milk: 24 hours
Dosage and Administration:
By intramuscular or slow intravenous injection in the neck region.
Horses, cattle, sheep and pigs: 0.25ml to 0.5ml per 50kg bodyweight (0.05mg to 0.10mg/kg bodyweight.)
Following acepromazine premedication the amount of barbiturate needed to induce anaesthesia is reduced by approximately one third.
20ml glass vial
100ml glass vial
Registered pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997, No5769.
RESTRICTED VETERINARY MEDICINE
Acezine10 - For Animal Treatment Only