Effects of preoperative administration of ketoprofen on anesthetic requirements and signs of postoperative pain in dogs undergoing elective ovariohysterectomy.

@article{Lemke2002EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of preoperative administration of ketoprofen on anesthetic requirements and signs of postoperative pain in dogs undergoing elective ovariohysterectomy.},
  author={Kip A Lemke and Caroline L Runyon and Barbara S. Horney},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={221 9},
  pages={1268-75}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of preoperative administration of ketoprofen on anesthetic requirements and signs of postoperative pain in dogs undergoing elective ovariohysterectomy. DESIGN Randomized, controlled clinical trial. ANIMALS 22 clinically normal client-owned dogs. PROCEDURE 60 minutes before induction of anesthesia, 11 dogs were given ketoprofen (2 mg/kg [0.9 mg/lb], i.m.), and the other 11 were given saline (0.9% NaCl) solution. Dogs were premedicated with glycopyrrolate… CONTINUE READING