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Despite the frequent clinical use of buprenorphine in reptiles, its antinociceptive efficacy is not known. In a randomized, complete cross-over study, the antinociceptive efficacy of buprenorphine (0.2 mg/kg s.c.) was compared with hydromorphone (0.5 mg/kg s.c.), and saline (0.9% s.c. equivalent...

Author(s)
Mans, C.; Lahner, L. L.; Baker, B. B.; Johnson, S. M.; Sladky, K. K.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2012, 43, 3, pp 662-665
Abstract

Buprenorphine, a μ opioid receptor agonist, is expected to be a suitable analgesic drug for use in reptiles. However, to date, dosage recommendations have been based on anecdotal observations. The aim of this study was to provide baseline pharmacokinetic data in red-eared sliders (Trachemys scripta ...

Author(s)
Kummrow, M. S.; Tseng, F.; Hesse, L.; Court, M.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2008, 39, 4, pp 590-595
Abstract

Pain management in reptiles is poorly understood, and most published reptile opioid doses are empirically derived. In this study, 5 adult (3 males and 2 females) green iguanas, Iguana iguana, were given either 0.5 ml saline or an opioid analgesic agent intramuscularly 30 min prior to...

Author(s)
Greenacre, C. B.; Takle, G.; Schumacher, J. P.; Klaphake, E. K.; Harvey, R. C.
Publisher
Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians, Chester Heights, USA
Citation
Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery, 2006, 16, 3, pp 88-92
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Mader, D. R.
Publisher
World Small Animal Veterinary Association, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
35th World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress, Geneva, Switzerland, 2-5 June 2010, 2010, pp unpaginated
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Author(s)
Kramer, M.; Ramirez, L.; Phenix, P. H.; Melillo, A.; More, D.; Reisinho, A.; Hess, J.; Hoefer, H.; Moritz, C.; Harcourt-Brown, F.; Deeb, B.
Publisher
Zoological Education Network, Lake Worth, USA
Citation
Exotic DVM, 2004, 6, 4, pp 19-20

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