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1

What type of drug is Atropine?

centrally acting emetic

2

What animals can you use Atropine on?

dogs

3

How fast does Atropine work and how is it administered? (2)

1. rapid onset of effect
2. IM, IV, subconjuntivally

4

What are the adverse effects of Atropine? (2)

1. CNS depression
2. prolonged vomiting

5

What type of drug is Xylaxine?

centrally acting emetic

6

What animal is Xylaxine used on?

cats

7

What is the dose of Xylaxine given compared to the dose given for preaneathetic or sedation?

dose is much lower

8

How can the effects of Xylaxine be reversed?

Yohimbine

9

What type of emetic is hydrogen peroxide, warm concentrated salt water, and mustard in water?

locally acting emetic solutions

10

How well does hydrogen peroxide, warm concentrated salt water, and mustard in water work?

may not work consistently

11

How much hydrogen peroxide, warm concentrated salt water, and mustard in water can you give? (2)

1. 1-2mL per kg
2. max 30mL

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