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  • noun A drug used for sedation, anaesthesia, and analgesia in large mammals.

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  • The syringes were unlabeled but contained a muscle relaxer known as xylazine.

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  • The syringes were unlabeled but contained a muscle relaxer known as xylazine.

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  • Most use alpha-2 agonists (such as xylazine, detomidine, and romifidine) in combination with other drugs.

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  • Xylazine is the most commonly used sedative before general anesthesia, followed by ketamine alone or with xylazine.

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  • For the intact skin bacterial colonization model, ICR mice were anesthetized by intraperitoneal injection of 200 µl of a 1: 1: 2 mixture of 100 mg/ml ketamine hydrochloride, 20 mg/ml xylazine, and sterile water.

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  • Joe Woodard, the second-leading trainer at Turfway Park this winter, will begin a 30-day suspension on Monday for a positive test for the prohibited substance xylazine in the eighth race on December 29 at the Florence, Kentucky, track.

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  • Butorphanol (0.02 mg/kg) may be combined with xylazine for added analgesia − Once horse becomes appreciably sedated, soft cotton rope is tied around neck, using a nonslipping bowline knot.

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  • Surgical Castration in Ruminants − Common for blood to drip after emasculation; make sure stops in within an hour or two − If bleeding continues, must be stopped; one solution is to locate tunics and dissect them from scrotal wall then ligate them − Another method to pack scrotum with sterile bandage or absorbent material to aid in clot formation Horse Anesthesia − Standing castrations Rompun (xylazine) or Sedivet

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  • Intratumor microvessel areas were determined as described previously Female nude mice (8-10 weeks) were anasthetized by intraperitoneal injection of 120 mg / kg ketamine and 6 mg / kg xylazine on the day of injection and by exposure to 1-3\% isoflurane on subsequent imaging days.

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  • On presentation for dystocia in the hospital, the 15 mares were first given xylazine for sedation.

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