Mepivacaine hydrochloride 0.2 mg/ml
Mepivacaine is indicated for infiltration, nerve block, intra-articular and epidural anaesthesia in horses.
Dosage and administration
Full aseptic precautions should be observed when injecting the product.
For infiltration: as required but as a guide 2-5 ml
For nerve block: 2-10 ml depending on location
For intra-articular anaesthesia: 5 ml
For epidural anaesthesia: 4-10 ml depending on the depth and extent of anaesthesia required.
In all instances the dosage should be kept to the minimum required to produce the desired effect. The depth and extent of anaesthesia should be determined by pressure with a blunt point, such as the tip of a ball point pen, before commencing manipulations. The duration of action is about 1 hour. It is recommended that the skin should be shaved and thoroughly disinfected prior to the intra-articular or epidural administration.
- Additional Information
SKU 100018 Tax Class 9% Brand Dechra Active Ingredient Mepivacaine Hydrochloride 0.2mg/ml Withdrawal period Not applicable Target Species Horses Registrationnumber REG NL 120154