Combined use of detomidine with opiates in the horse.


The effects of administration of one of four opiates (pethidine 1 mg/kg bodyweight (bwt), morphine 0.1 mg/kg bwt, methadone 0.1 mg/kg bwt, and butorphanol 0.05 mg/kg bwt) given intravenously to horses and ponies already sedated with detomidine (10 micrograms/kg bwt) were investigated. Behavioural, cardiovascular and respiratory effects of the combinations… (More)


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@article{Clarke1988CombinedUO, title={Combined use of detomidine with opiates in the horse.}, author={Kim Clarke and Bruce Paton}, journal={Equine veterinary journal}, year={1988}, volume={20 5}, pages={331-4} }