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.
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Since there are anesthetic agents available for neonatal mice and rats such as methoxyflurane (Danneman and Mandrell, 1997) or fentanyl/fluanisone (Clowry and Flecknell, 2000), the use of hypothermia should be abandoned.
compared the pain relief effect of intranasal fentanyl with methoxyflurane and proved that fentanyl was more effective than methoxyflurane (22).
Fasted (5hr) mice were anaesthetised with methoxyflurane at week 12, and blood samples were obtained via cardiac puncture.
Penthrox (low dose methoxyflurane) is a self-inhaled analgesic to treat emergency pain.
(1990), which included significant elevations in serum creatinine concentrations in dogs given flunixin meglumine along with methoxyflurane.
Field trial of methoxyflurane, nitrous oxide, and trichloroethylene as obstetric analgesics.
Methoxyflurane was used, as well as cotton soaked in ether.
Reference values of the brainstem evoked response of methoxyflurane anesthetized and unanesthetized dogs.
Six-month old male rats (Wistar, 300-400 g) were anaesthetised through inhalation of methoxyflurane before sacrifice, hence the caudal arteries were removed.
Three doctors Kacey O'Rourke, Stuart McMaster and Karin Lust reported that a 33-year-old Brisbane woman appeared to have developed hepatitis from three doses of the drug known as methoxyflurane or Penthrox.
For this purpose, mice were anesthetized in glass desiccators containing a swab of methoxyflurane (Metofane; Pitman-Moore, Inc.).