Plasma glucose, insulin, free fatty acids, lactate and cortisol concentrations in dexmedetomidine-sedated dogs with or without MK-467: a peripheral α-2 adrenoceptor antagonist.


Six healthy laboratory Beagles were treated IV with 10 μg/kg dexmedetomidine (DEX) or 10 μg/kg dexmedetomidine combined with 500 μg/kg MK-467 in the same syringe (DMK) in a randomised cross-over design with a 14 day washout. Blood was collected immediately before treatment and 35, 60 and 120 min post-injection through a central venous catheter. The plasma… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2011.12.010


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