Dexdomitor® (dexmedetomidine hydrochloride)

A sedative and analgesic to facilitate clinical examinations, clinical procedures, minor surgical procedures, and minor dental procedures



What is Dexdomitor 10 ml?
DEXDOMITOR is often prescribed as a sedative and analgesic in dogs and cats to facilitate clinical examinations, clinical procedures, minor surgical procedures and mild to moderately painful non-invasive proedures. DEXDOMITOR is also indicated for use as a preanesthetic in dogs and cats prior to general anesthesia. Approved for use in dogs as young as 16 weeks of age and cats as young as 12 weeks of age.

Active substance:

One ml contains 0.1 mg dexmedetomidine hydrochloride

equivalent to 0.08 mg dexmedetomidine.

Target species

Dogs and cats.

Indications for use:

Non-invasive, mildly to moderately painful, procedures and examinations which require restraint, sedation and analgesia in dogs and cats.

Deep sedation and analgesia in dogs in concomitant use with butorphanol for medical and minor surgical procedures.

Premedication in dogs and cats before induction and maintenance of general anaesthesia.

Target species: Dogs and cats.

Special precautions for use in animals

Treated animals should be kept warm and at a constant temperature, both during the procedure and recovery.

It is recommended that animals are fasted for 12 hours prior to Dexdomitor administration. Water may be given.

After treatment, the animal should not be given water or food before it is able to swallow.

Use during pregnancy, lactation or lay

The safety of dexmedetomidine has not been established during pregnancy and lactation in the target species. Therefore the use of the product during pregnancy and lactation is not recommended.

Amounts to be administered and administration route

The product is intended for:

Dogs: intravenous or intramuscular use
Cats: intramuscular use

Dexdomitor, butorphanol and/or ketamine can be mixed in the same syringe as they have been shown to be pharmaceutically compatible.


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