Neurohormonal and metabolic effects of medetomidine compared with xylazine in beagle dogs.

@article{Ambrisko2002NeurohormonalAM,
  title={Neurohormonal and metabolic effects of medetomidine compared with xylazine in beagle dogs.},
  author={Tamas D Ambrisko and Yoshiaki Hikasa},
  journal={Canadian journal of veterinary research = Revue canadienne de recherche veterinaire},
  year={2002},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={42-9}
}
This study was aimed to investigate and compare the effects of medetomidine and xylazine on the blood level of some stress-related neurohormonal and metabolic variables in clinically normal dogs, especially focusing on time and dose relations of the effects. A total of 9 beagle dogs were used for 9 groups, which were treated with physiological saline solution (control), 10, 20, 40, and 80 microg/kg medetomidine, and 1, 2, 4, and 8 mg/kg xylazine, intramuscularly. Blood samples were taken at 10… CONTINUE READING

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