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Equine sedative

Medesedan® contains 10 mg/ml detomidine hydrochloride solution, for the injection of horses and cattle. It is a potent α2 adrenergic receptor agonist used for sedation to facilitate physical examinations and treatments, and for premedication prior to general anaesthesia. The effects are dose dependent, lasting 30-180 minutes

Product Features & Benefits: 

  • Licensed for horses and cattle, greatly increasing functionality
  • Licensed for intravenous or intramuscular administration, giving flexible dosing options
  • Duration of action of 30-180 minutes which is sufficient to facilitate most examinations and treatments
  • Short 2 day meat withdrawal period and 12 hour milk withdrawal period in cattle
  • 3 Year shelf-life facilitating stock management
  • 28 day shelf-life after opening immediate packaging, allowing for multiple uses of vials

Presentations Available:

5ml and 20ml multi-dose clear glass bottles.


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Further information is available on the SPC or on request from Virbac Ltd.

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