An appraisal of naloxone hydrochloride as a narcotic antagonist in the capture and release of wild herbivores.

  • G. L. Smuts
  • Published 1975 in
    Journal of the American Veterinary Medical…


Naloxone hydrochloride was used as the narcotic antagonist during capture operations conducted on 84 specimens of 11 game species in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. It was found that 10 mg of naloxone was sufficient to antagonize wide dosage ranges of etorphine hydrochloride or fentanyl, used in combination with a variety of tranquilizers. The… (More)


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