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Dopram Injection 20 ml (doxapram hydrochloride, USP) is a potent respiratory stimulant. It is unique in its ability to stimulate respiration at dosages considerably below those required to evoke cerebral cortical stimulation.

What is Dopram Injection 20ml?

Dopram ( Doxapram ) stimulates respiration and may be used to start or stimulate respiration in newborn puppies and kittens following a difficult birth or a C-section. It may also be used during or after surgery, or to diagnose laryngeal paralysis. It is not a substitute for proper artificial respiratory support (mechanical ventilation).

Who is Dopram Injection 20ml for?

Doxapram is for puppies, kittens, cats, dogs and horses

Why use Dopram Injection 20ml?

For Dogs, Cats and Horses: 1. To stimulate respiration during and after general anesthesia 2. To speed awakening and return of re?exes after anesthesia For Neonate Dogs and Cats: 1. To initiate respirations following dystocia or cesarean section 2. To stimulate respirations following dystocia or cesarean section

How does Dopram Injection 20ml work?

Dopram hydrochloride produces respiratory stimulation mediated through the peripheral carotid chemoreceptors. As the dosage level is increased, the central respiratory centers in the medulla are stimulated with progressive stimulation of other parts of the brain and spinal chord.

Manufacturer:

West-Ward

Active ingredient(s):

Benzyl Alcohol

How is Dopram Injection 20ml sold?

20 ml Vial

What are the side effects of Dopram Injection 20ml?

Consult your veterinarian before using doxapram with vitamins and supplements, muscle relaxants, within 10 minutes of discontinuing anesthesia with halothane, enflurane, or other anesthetics, epinephrine or other agents that stimulate the sympathetic nervous system, since interactions may occur.

What special precautions are there?

Consult your veterinarian before using doxapram with vitamins and supplements, muscle relaxants, within 10 minutes of discontinuing anesthesia with halothane, enflurane, or other anesthetics, epinephrine or other agents that stimulate the sympathetic nervous system, since interactions may occur.

What to do if overdose?

Contact your nearest animal hospital.

How can I store Dopram Injection 20ml?

Store at room temperature in a tight, light resistant, childproof container. Do NOT freeze.

Helpful Tips:

Doxapram medication should only be given to the pet for whom it was prescribed. If you miss a dose of Doxapram, give it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to the regular schedule. Do not give two doses of Doxapram at once.

Pharmacists are standing by to offer Pet Parent counseling regarding prescription medication purchased from Allivet before and after dispensing. Pharmacists on duty are available Monday-Friday, 9:30AM - 5:30PM EST and will be on call Saturday 12:00PM - 4:00PM EST for consultation.

Dose and Administration
Always follow the dosage and administration instructions provided by your veterinarian. If you have difficulty giving the medication, contact your veterinarian.
Doxapram may be given as drops under the tongue or by injection.
The effect is usually seen within 2 minutes of giving the drug.
If you miss a dose, give it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the one you missed and go back to the regular schedule. Do not give two doses at once.

Doxapram Hydrochloride, USP

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