Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Methoxyflurane

Contributor(s): Sheilah Robertson

Introduction

Name

  • Methoxyflurane.

Class of drug

  • Inhalational anesthetic.

Description

Chemical name

  • 2,2-dichloro-1,1-difluoro-1-methoxyethane.
  • 2,2-dichloro-1,1-difluoroethyl methyl ether.

Molecular formula

  • C3H4Cl2F2O.

Uses

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Indications

  • An inhalational anesthetic.

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs



Flunixin
  • Contraindicated.

Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based on Tennant B (1999)Small Animal Formulary.3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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