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Isoflurane

Pentavet

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Sterile glass 100 ml infusion bottles with sterile grey rubber stoppers and aluminium caps containing Thiopental Sodium 1000g/kg.

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Action:

Thiopentone is an ultra-short-acting barbiturate that depresses the central nervous system to bring about hypnosis and anaesthesia. Larger doses cause depression of the cardiac and respiratory systems.

Indication:

For the intravenous anaesthesia of large and small animals.

Contra-indications:

Do not use in animals with known chronic cardiac conditions.

Dosage:

Dissolve the contents in 100 mL Water for Injections immediately before use, to give a solution containing 50 mg/mL. Do not use if solution is not clear. DOSE:

Calves: 15-30mg/kg bodyweight i.v.

Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Pigs: 10-15 mg/kg bodyweight i.v.

Dogs, Cats: 20-35 mg/kg bodyweight i.v.

Side Effects:

Apnoea may occur if the injection is given too fast or a relative over-dosage occurs. Solution is irritant if inadvertently injected perivascularly.

Precautions:

Use only sterile water for injections from BP for preparation of the solution. Take care with administration in very young and elderly animals.

Withholding Periods:

MEAT - Nil

MILK - Nil

Shelf Life:

12 months from date of manufacture (Reconstituted solutions are stable for three days at room temperature and seven days if refrigerated.)

First Aid:

If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poison Information Centre 0800 764 766 (0800 POISON).

Store below 25°C. Discard 6 months after initial use when stored below 25° C.

 

Registered pursuant to the ACVM Act 1997, No A9775

RESTRICTED VETERINARY MEDICINE

Pentavet® - For Animal Treatment On

Additional Information

MSDS Sheet N/A

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