Dopram 20mg/mL MDV( Doxapram ) stimulates respiration and may be used to start or stimulate respiration in newborn puppies and kittens following a difficult birth or a C-section. It may also be used during or after surgery, or to diagnose laryngeal paralysis. It is not a substitute for proper artificial respiratory support (mechanical ventilation).
Always follow the dosage and administration instructions provided by your veterinarian. If you have difficulty giving the medication, contact your veterinarian. Doxapram may be given as drops under the tongue or by injection. The effect is usually seen within 2 minutes of giving the drug. If you miss a dose, give it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to the regular schedule. Do not give two doses at once.
Recommended Use: To stimulate respiration and speed awakening and return of reflexes after anesthesia in dogs, cats and horses. To initiate or stimulate respiration following dystocia or cesarean section in neonate
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What are the side effects of Dopram Injection 20ml? Consult your veterinarian before using doxapram with vitamins and supplements, muscle relaxants, within 10 minutes of discontinuing anesthesia with halothane, enflurane, or other anesthetics, epinephrine or other agents that stimulate the sympathetic nervous system, since interactions may occur.
What special precautions are there? Consult your veterinarian before using doxapram with vitamins and supplements, muscle relaxants, within 10 minutes of discontinuing anesthesia with halothane, enflurane, or other anesthetics, epinephrine or other agents that stimulate the sympathetic nervous system, since interactions may occur.
Why use Dopram 20mg/mL MDV?
For Dogs, Cats and Horses:
- To stimulate respiration during and after general anesthesia
- To speed awakening and return of re?exes after anesthesia
Dopram 20mg/mL MDV For Neonate Dogs and Cats:
- To initiate respirations following dystocia or cesarean section
- To stimulate respirations following dystocia or cesarean section
How does Dopram Injection 20ml work? Dopram hydrochloride produces respiratory stimulation mediated through the peripheral carotid chemoreceptors. As the dosage level is increased, the central respiratory centers in the medulla are stimulated with progressive stimulation of other parts of the brain and spinal chord.