Acepromazine is a derivative of phenothiazine, and a very powerful tranquillizer,
neuro-psycho regulator and neuroleptic. Small surgical
incisions can be made, using only Neurotranq,while for larger incisions Neurotranq
can reduce the dose of the anaesthetic with 25-
50%. Anaesthesia latency time is 5-7 minutes after intravenous injection, 20-30
minutes with intramuscular injection. Generally action
lasts for 6-10 hours. It is sometimes advisable to combine parenteral application
with an oral preparation (Neurotranq tablets).
-Contact problems: cannibalism, weaning piglets, tail biting, covering.
-Conditions of fear: transport, biting, uncontrollable animals, cramps, colic and
-Examination and operation, castration, claw amputation, stitching, etc.
-pre-anaesthetic, in combination with local anaesthetic for caesarians etc.
Light sedation and as pre-anaesthetic:
Horses, cattle, pigs : 0.5 - 1 ml per 100 kg b.w. iv : 1 ml per 100 kg b.w. im
Cats, dogs : 0.02-0.03 ml per kg b.w. iv/im
Strong sedation: double above doses.
Advised withdrawal times:
milk : 1 day.
meat : 1 day.
Hypotension, hypothermia, anaemia.
Cool (8 - 15 °C), protected from light.
Per 12 vials of 50 ml.