acepromazine, acetylpromazine

one of the phenothiazine derivative psychotropic drugs, used in animals as a means of chemical restraint. Its principal value is in quietening and calming frightened and aggressive animals. The standard pharmaceutical preparation, acepromazine maleate, is used extensively in horses, cats and dogs, especially as a preanesthetic agent.
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There is no report of measurement of changes in the velocity of blood flow in the pulmonary and aortic arteries before and after injection of acetylpromazine.
Both Norwich - fourth of ten in the Kiveton Park Stakes - and Bravefoot, who had finished last of five as the 11-8 favourite in the Champagne Stakes, were tested positive for the tranquilliser acetylpromazine.
The owner of two of the animals claims to have seen something fall from one horse's mouth and found an acetylpromazine (ACP) sedative tablet on the ground.
The track is to be visited by Jockey Club investigators after Hachty Boy returned a positive test for the 'stopping' drug acetylpromazine following a novice chase there in May.
HACHTY BOY, a Henrietta Knight-trained chaser, has tested positive for the `stopping' drug acetylpromazine, it was revealed today.
ASHGAR, a beaten odds-on chance at Plumpton on Easter Saturday, has tested positive to the banned substance acetylpromazine (ACP), it was announced yesterday.
Ashgar, a beaten odds-on chance at Plumpton on Easter Saturday, has tested positive to acetylpromazine (ACP), themost widely and regularly-used sedative for horses in this country.
Tests later revealed ACP, acetylpromazine, in both animals.
The Turf Club today confirmed that the analysis of the urine sample taken from Tobar Na Carraige showed that Acetylpromazine had indeed been administered to the horse.
What's more, the drug he uses is Acetylpromazine, commonly known as ACP, which was found in Lively Knight and Avanti Express, the two runners at the centre of the current race- fixing probe.
The discovery of ACP - full name acetylpromazine - raised the spectre of the infamous 'Needle Man' Dermot Browne, who claimed to have used it to dope 23 horses in the space of two months in 1990.
Ashgar, a beaten odds-on favourite at Plumpton, on Easter Saturday, has tested positive for the banned substance acetylpromazine (ACP).