Anased La

Anased La

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Side Effects & Adverse Reactions

This drug should not be administered to domestic food-producing animals.

Not for use in horses intended for food.

Avoid accidental administration to humans. Should such exposure occur, notify a physician immediately. Artificial respiration may be indicated.

In Cervidae, occasional capture-associated deaths occur. Clinical trials reveal a mortality rate of approximately 3.5% attendant with the administration of xylazine.

Legal Issues

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FDA Safety Alerts

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Manufacturer Warnings

There is currently no manufacturer warning information available for this drug.

FDA Labeling Changes

There are currently no FDA labeling changes available for this drug.


Xylazine should be used in horses and Cervidae (Fallow Deer, Mule Deer, Sika Deer, White-Tailed Deer and Elk) when it is desirable to produce a state of sedation accompanied by a shorter period of analgesia.

Horses: Xylazine has been used successfully as follows:

  1. Diagnostic procedures — oral and ophthalmic examinations, abdominal palpation, rectal palpation, vaginal examination, catheterization of the bladder and radiographic examinations.
  2. Orthopedic procedures, such as application of casting materials and splints.
  3. Dental procedures.
  4. Minor surgical procedures of short duration such as debridement, removal of cutaneous neoplasms and suturing of lacerations.
  5. To calm and facilitate handling of fractious animals.
    Major surgical procedures:
    1. When used as a preanesthetic to general anesthesia.
    2. When used in conjunction with local anesthetics.

Cervidae: Xylazine may be used for the following:

  1. To calm and facilitate handling of fractious animals.
  2. Diagnostic procedures.
  3. Minor surgical procedures.
  4. Therapeutic medication for sedation and relief of pain following injury or surgery.
  5. As a preanesthetic to local anesthesia, AnaSed® LA at the recommended dosages can be used in conjunction with local anesthetics, such as procaine or lidocaine.


There is currently no drug history available for this drug.

Other Information

AnaSed® LA is supplied in 50 mL multipledose vials as a sterile solution.

EACH ML CONTAINS: Xylazine hydrochloride equivalent to 100 mg of base activity, methylparaben 0.9 mg, propylparaben 0.1 mg, sodium citrate dihydrate 5.0 mg and water for injection. pH adjusted with citric acid and sodium citrate.

Protect from heat. Do not store over 30° C (86° F).

Anased La Manufacturers

  • Vetone
    Anased La (Xylazine Hydrochloride) Injection, Solution [Vetone]

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