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A 5-year-old German Shepherd dog which presented for total hip replacement developed myoclonus and urinary retention after the subarachnoid injection of preservative-free morphine. Myoclonus was resistant to treatment, except pentobarbital anesthesia. Urinary retention was treated with bethanechol...

Kona-Boun, J. J.; Pibarot, P.; Quesnel, A.
Blackwell Science, Oxford, UK
Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 2003, 30, 4, pp 257-264

Analgesic effects of ketoprofen, oxymorphone hydrochloride and butorphanol were compared in 70 dogs undergoing orthopaedic surgery on a hind limb. Dogs were randomly assigned to 1 of 4 postoperative analgesic treatment groups: ketoprofen alone, oxymorphone alone, butorphanol alone or...

Pibarot, P.; Dupuis, J.; Grisneaux, E.; Cuvelliez, S.; Planté, J.; Beauregard, G.; Bonneau, N. H.; Bouffard, J.; Blais, D.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1997, 211, 4, pp 438-444