Efficacy of a single dose of trazodone hydrochloride given to cats prior to veterinary visits to reduce signs of transport- and examination-related anxiety.

@article{Stevens2016EfficacyOA,
  title={Efficacy of a single dose of trazodone hydrochloride given to cats prior to veterinary visits to reduce signs of transport- and examination-related anxiety.},
  author={Brenda J Stevens and Eva M Frantz and Jillian M Orlando and Emily E. Griffith and Lyndy B Harden and Margaret E. Gruen and Barbara L. Sherman},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2016},
  volume={249 2},
  pages={202-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of a single dose of trazodone for reducing anxiety in cats during transport to a veterinary hospital and facilitating handling during veterinary examination. DESIGN Double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized crossover study. ANIMALS 10 healthy client-owned cats (2 to 12 years of age) with a history of anxiety during… CONTINUE READING