Veterinary Drug Handbook (VDH) is the reference veterinarians turn to when they want an independent source of information on the drugs that are used in veterinary medicine today.


Doses - ACETAMINOPHEN

Dogs: As an analgesic: a) 15 mg/kg PO q8h (Dodman 1992) b) 10 mg/kg PO q12h (Kelly 1995) b) In the treatment of degenerative myelopathy (in German Shepherds): 5 mg/kg PO (not to exceed 20 mg/kg per day) (Clemmons 1991) In combination with codeine as an analgesic: a) Using a 60 mg codeine and 300...

 

ACETAMINOPHEN

Chemistry - A synthetic non-opiate analgesic, acetaminophen (also known as paracetamol occurs as a crystalline, white powder with a slightly bitter taste. It is soluble in boiling water and freely soluble in alcohol. Acetaminophen is known in the U.K. as paracetamol. Storage, Stability,...

 

Doses - ACEPROMAZINE MALEATE

Note: The manufacturer's dose of 0.5 - 2.2 mg/kg for dogs and cats is considered bymany clinicians to be 10 times greater than is necessary for most indications. Give IV doses slowly;allow at least 15 minutes for onset of action.Dogs: a) Premedication: 0.03 - 0.05 mg/kg IM or 1 - 3 mg/kg PO at...

 

ACEPROMAZINE MALEATE

Chemistry - Acepromazine maleate (formerly acetylpromazine) is a phenothiazine derivative whichoccurs as a yellow, odorless, bitter tasting powder. One gram is soluble in 27 ml of water, 13 ml ofalcohol, and 3 ml of chloroform. Acepromazine is also known as "ACE", ACP, Plegicil®,...

 

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