sedation prior to medical examination or not very painful procedures (transfer, weighing, x-raying, cloven hoof treatment, foreign matter removal from the throat of a big animal, ... ).
prior to painful procedures in combination with local anaesthetics (e.g. for dishorning, treatment of panaritium, caesarean section). use in cattle: alone, at higher doses, for medium or rather demanding procedures. use in other animals: in combination with analgesics, hypnotics, injection anaesthetics and myorelaxants. reduced doses of both xylazine and the anaesthetic are applied when used together.
horses, cattle, dogs, cats, zoo animals (red deer, roe deer, fallow deer).
dosage and application
posology depends on the animal species, route of administration and required depth of the effect. the effect of xylazine can be extended by re-administration of one-third to one-half of the initial dose