Pill Identifier App

Acevet 5 Injectable (Canada)

This page contains information on Acevet 5 Injectable for veterinary use.
The information provided typically includes the following:
  • Acevet 5 Injectable Indications
  • Warnings and cautions for Acevet 5 Injectable
  • Direction and dosage information for Acevet 5 Injectable

Acevet 5 Injectable

This treatment applies to the following species:
Manufacturer: Vétoquinol

Acepromazine Injection, Mfr. Std.

DIN 02339498

Veterinary Use Only

Tranquilizer

Sterile

For Dogs And Cats

Active Ingredient

Acepromazine (as maleate)

5 mg/mL

Preservative

Benzyl alcohol

10 mg/mL

Acevet 5 Injectable Indications

- to Help Control Hyperexcitability, Vomiting, Licking And Scratching.

- As A Pre-anesthetic Agent In Major Or Minor Surgeries.

- As An Aid In Tranquilizing High-strung Bitches During Breeding.

administration And Dosage

For intramuscular, subcutaneous or slow intravenous administration. Allow at least 15 minutes for onset of action.

Dogs

a) Sedation/restraint:

IV: 0.025 - 0.2 mg/kg body weight (0.005 - 0.04 mL/kg), maximum 3 mg (0.6 mL)

IM: 0.1 - 0.25 mg/kg body weight (0.02 - 0.05 mL/kg)

b) Preanesthetic:

IV, IM or SC: 0.03 - 0.2 mg/kg body weight (0.006 - 0.04 mL/kg), maximum 3 mg (0.6 mL) IV

Cats

a) Sedation/restraint:

IV: 0.05 - 0.1 mg/kg body weight (0.01 - 0.02 mL/kg), maximum 1 mg (0.2 mL)

b) Preanesthetic:

IV, IM, or SC: 0.1 mg/kg body weight (0.02 mL/kg)

Precaution

Use lower doses and with more caution when administering to very young animals or animals suffering from hepatic dysfunction, cardiac disease or general debilitation, due to possible prolongation of effect.

Contraindications

Phenothiazine derivatives are contraindicated in animals being treated with organophosphates, succinylcholine or other cholinesterase inhibitors. Epinephrine is contraindicated in the treatment of acepromazine maleate overdose.

Because of its hypotensive effects, this drug is contraindicated in animals with hypovolemia or shock.

Warning

Keep out of reach of children.

Storage

Store between 15°C and 25°C.

Vétoquinol N.-A. Inc., 2000, ch. Georges, Lavaltrie, Qc, Canada J5T 3S5

423388 1209 D

Net

Code:

 

50 mL

992870

423386 1209 E

423387 1209 E

Nac No.

12343280
VÉTOQUINOL CANADA INC.
2000, CHEMIN GEORGES, LAVALTRIE, QC, J5T 3S5
Telephone:   450-586-2252
Order Desk:   800-363-1700
Fax:   450-586-4649
Website:   www.vetoquinol.ca
Email:   info@vetoquinol.ca
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the Acevet 5 Injectable information published above. However, it remains the responsibility of the readers to familiarize themselves with the product information contained on the Canadian product label or package insert.

Copyright © 2014 North American Compendiums. Updated: 2014-09-05

(web5)