Methodyne®

Methodyne®

An analgesic injection for dogs, cats, and horses

Methodyne® is a pure μ opioid agonist, providing potent analgesia for dogs, cats and horses.

An effective sedative, when used pre-operatively, Methodyne® can reduce the amount of induction agent required, while controlling the peri- and post-operative pain response.

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Technical Information

Active Constituent(s)

10 mg/mL Methadone hydrochloride

Indications

For analgesia and restraint in horses, and analgesia and premedication in dogs and cats.

Dosage

Horses Dogs Cats
Analgesia
0.22 mg/kg (10 mL/450 kg) bodyweight by intramuscular or subcutaneous injection. 0.11 – 0.55 mg/kg (0.11 – 0.55 mL/10 kg) bodyweight by intramuscular or subcutaneous injection. 0.2 – 0.6 mg/kg (0.2 – 0.6 mL/10 kg) bodyweight by subcutaneous injection.
Restraint Premedication
0.11 mg/kg (5 mL/450 kg) bodyweight combined with 0.055 mg/kg bodyweight acetylpromazine (2.5 mL of 10 mg/mL acetylpromazine per 450 kg) by intravenous injection. 1.1 mg/kg (1.1 mL/10 kg) bodyweight by subcutaneous injection. 0.2 – 0.6 mg/kg (.2 – 0.6 mL/10 kg) bodyweight by subcutaneous injection.
Repeat Analgesia
0.2 – 0.6 mg/kg (0.2 – 0.6 mL/10 kg) bodyweight by subcutaneous injection at 3 time points with 5 hour intervals.

Withholding Period(s)

NOT TO BE USED in horses intended for human consumption.

Product Codes

Size Code
20 mL 503760

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