General barbituric anesthetic
FORMULA: Sodium phentobarbital 6.5 g, excipients q.s. ad
THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS: Short action barbituric anesthetic.
According to the dose, it induces sedative, hypnotic and general anesthesia
effects in small species (surgical interventions up to 2 hours long). As sedative
or hypnotic in major species. On overdose, it performs as euthanasic. It is
also indicated for handling convulsive states caused by poisoning, puerperal
eclampsia, epilepsy, among other.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION: Endovenous route. In dogs and
cats: 1 mL/2.5 kg of body weight as general anesthetic, equivalent to
26 mg of sodium Phentobarbital per kg of body weight. As sedative: 1.5 mL/5
kg of body weight. For other considerations and dosage for other species: see
COMMERCIAL PRESENTATION: Glass vial of 20 mL, glass vial
of 50 mL, glass vial of 100 mL.