methoxyflurane


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methoxyflurane

 [mĕ-thok″se-floo´rān]
a highly potent inhalational anesthetic agent, used primarily to produce analgesia during the first stage of labor; its use in surgery is limited by a dose-related nephrotoxicity to procedures of short duration.

methoxyflurane

/meth·oxy·flu·rane/ (mĕ-thok″se-floo´rān) a highly potent inhalational anesthetic agent.

methoxyflurane

methoxyflurane

an ether derivative compound used as a general anesthetic administered by inhalation.
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Nephrotoxicity in dogs associated with methoxyflurane anesthesia and flunixin meglumine analgesia.
The doctors also said similar cases of hepatitis after methoxyflurane had been found in women who had received the drug during labour.
The Analgizer, a light-weight, disposable vaporizer made of plastic, was used for the self-administration of methoxyflurane during labor in the 1960s (Figure 3).
Minimum alveolar concentrations in man on awakening from methoxyflurane, isoflurane, ether and fluroxene anesthesia: MAC awake.
The most common gas anesthetic agents included diethyl ether, halothane, methoxyflurane, and nitrous oxide--oxygen in conjunction with narcotics such as morphine and meperidine.
Each squirrel was immobilized with 3-5 ml methoxyflurane (administered via inhalation) or 20-30 mg ketamine hydrochloride (intramuscular injection) and fitted with a radio collar (Advanced Telemetry Systems, Isanti, MN or Telemetry Solutions, Walnut Creek, CA).
For implantation, mice were lightly anesthetized with methoxyflurane, and the pellet was placed beneath the skin dorsally above the shoulders.
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Lithium, demeclocycline, and methoxyflurane suppress the action of ADH, permitting water loss.
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For laparotomy, birds were anesthetized using methoxyflurane vapors (Metofane, Pitman-Moore, Mundelein, Illinois, USA), and were restrained on a board.