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Surgery & Anaesthesia - NSULA Vet Tech Program Spring 2016 > Phenothiazines & Butyrophenones > Flashcards

Flashcards in Phenothiazines & Butyrophenones Deck (13):
1

What are three phenothiazine drugs?

acepromazine, promazine, chlorpromazine, triflupromazine

2

What is one butyrophenone drug?

droperidol

3

What drug combination goes under the trade name innovar-vet?

droperidol + fentanyl

4

What are some properties of phenothiazines?

water soluble, may be mixed with other drugs

5

What routes of administration can be used to administer phenothiazines?

oral, SQ, IM, IV

6

What is the duration of phenothiazines?

4-8 hours, longer in geriatrics and patients with liver disease

7

What is the dosage of acepromazine for dogs?

.05-.2 mg/lb

max used at NSU .05 mg/lb

8

What is the maximum dose of acepromazine in dogs?

4 mg TOTAL

9

What is the dosage of acepromazine for cats?

.05-.3 mg/lb

.1 mg/lb used at NSU

10

What is the dosage of acepromazine for the horse?

.01-.04 mg/lb

11

What is the dosage of acepromazine for the cow?

.02 - .04 mg/lb

12

What are the effects of acepromazine?

sedation, mental calming, NO analgesia, antiemetic, antidysrhythmic, antihistamine

13

What are the side effects of acepromazine?

hypotension, decreased seizure threshhold, erections in yearling horses, prolapse of the penis in stallions, personality changes (short term)