Evaluation of lidocaine, xylazine, and a combination of lidocaine and xylazine for epidural analgesia in llamas.

@article{Grubb1993EvaluationOL,
  title={Evaluation of lidocaine, xylazine, and a combination of lidocaine and xylazine for epidural analgesia in llamas.},
  author={Tamara L Grubb and Thomas W Riebold and Michael J. Huber},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={1993},
  volume={203 10},
  pages={1441-4}
}
Epidural analgesia was achieved at weekly intervals in 6 adults llamas by injection of 2% lidocaine, 10% xylazine, and a combination of 2% lidocaine/10% xylazine at the sacrococcygeal junction. Analgesia was determined by lack of response to pin prick or hemostat pressure in the perineal area. Ataxia could not be accurately evaluated because of the llamas' tendency to assume sternal recumbency when restrained. Time to onset of analgesia was not different between lidocaine (3.16 +/- 0.31 minutes… CONTINUE READING
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