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Domosedan gel contains the active ingredient Detomidine hydrochloride, a drug commonly used by veterinarians by injection to cause sedation.
Domosedan gel is given underneath the tongue, as it works by being absorbed through the lining of the mouth, rather than being swallowed.
Uses of Domosedan Gel 3ml
Horses should be kept in a quiet place for at least 30-40 minutes after administration. How long does domosedan last – The sedation can last up to 2-3 hours.
- clipping &
- shoeing, as well as veterinary procedures such as
- rasping teeth &
- radiography. The sedation can last upto 2-3 hours.
Warnings & Contraindications
Even though they appear deeply sedated, some horses can still respond to external stimuli, so care should always be taken, eg around hindlimbs. Do not offer food or water until sedative effects have completely worn off, otherwise there is the potential for the horse to develop choke. Do not give to horses with known hypersensitivity to Detomidine or who have heart, liver or kidney disease. Wear gloves whilst administering domosedan gel.
Pregnancy & Lactation
Seek advice from your vet for use during pregnancy & lactation.
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