[Neuroscience] Re: clarification on rat anaesthesia

Melinda Owens via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by synaptic.plasticity from gmail.com)
Fri Oct 12 12:18:51 EST 2007


Hi,
     Maybe you can try giving atropine as well, if it doesn't
interfere with your experiment?  It reduces respiratory secretions,
and we give atropine to all rats and mice undergoing anesthesia.

-melinda

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> Hullo doctor,
> I am Dr.S.Rajamuthu working a project on rats nasal instillation.  On last
> study we found profuse nasal discharge (mucoid, clear) when anasthetised
> with ketamine and xylazine combination in 7 out of 40 rats and 4 died.
> Our anasthetic protocol is as follows:
> >From a cocktail of Ketamine 90mg and Xylazine 9 mg
> we administer 0.1ml for 100g.
> So far it went very well and this is the first time we are encountering
> this.........
> Our rats are 9 weeks old female Wistar rats
> We are in need of your valuable suggestions in this regard...
> Thank you
> Dr.S.Rajamuthu
> drrajamuthu from gmail.com
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> of life by the power of the spirit." -  Aurobindo.
> Cool,
> Dr.S.RAJAMUTHU M.V.Sc
> Research Veterinarian,
> Gangagen Biotechnologies Pvt. Ltd.,
> Bangalore.
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