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Veterinary drugs recalled

by Therese on January 12, 2010

in Random Thoughts

Christie Keith, over at Pet Connection, has some information on veterinary drugs that have been recalled. The drugs (listed below) are commonly used for pain control and to induce anesthesia.

Ketamine:

  • Ketaset (Fort Dodge/Pfizer)
  • KetaVed (VEDCO), KetaThesia (Butler)
  • VetaKet (LLOYD Laboratories)
  • Ketaject (Phoenix)
  • Keta-Sthetic (RVX)
  • AmTech Group, Inc.

Butorphanol:

  • EQUANOL (VEDCO)
  • ButorJect (Phoenix)
  • TorphaJect (Butler)

Christie urges pet owners to talk with their vet before any surgery is done. Read her entire post here.

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