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Butorphanol

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Introduction

Name

  • Butorphanol.

Class of drug

  • Opioid sedative/analgesic.

Uses

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Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Withdrawal Periods

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Benredouane K, Ringer S K, Fourel I et al (2011) Comparison of xylazine-butrophanol and xylazine-morphine-ketamine infusions in horses undergoing a standing surgery.Vet Rec 169 (14), 364 PubMed.
  • Love E J et al (2009) Analgesic effect of butorphanol in ponies following castration. Equine Vet J 41 (6), 552-556 PubMed.
  • Kalpravidh M, Lumb W V, Wright M & Heath R B (1984) Analgesic effects of butorphanol in horses: dose-response studies. Am J Vet Res 45 (2), 211-216 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Derived from The Veterinary Formulary (1998) 4th edn. Ed: Bishop Y. British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.