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  Preanesthetic/Procedural Sedation Videos
  Butorphanol + (Dex)Medetomidine + Midazolam

A sedative/analgesic combination of 0.010 mg/kg medetomidine (0.005 dexmedetomidine equivalent), 0.2 mg/kg butorphanol, and 0.2 mg/kg midazolam was given IM in the epaxial musculature. Onset was quick; ~5 minutes. SAP 100 mmHg.

Atipamzole, at a volume equale to that of (dex)medetomidine was administered IM postrads. The patient was ambulatory and BAR ~10-15 minutes post atipamzeloe injection.


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