TABLE 3:

Frequency of clinical signs observed during and within two minutes after subcutaneous injection of two formulations of maropitant solution to 32 beagle dogs at 4°C and 25°C

Clinical signsMMMBA
4°C25°C4°C25°C
Hunched or cramped posture4234
Shaking head6533
Scratching injection site131744
Stereotype behaviour1401
Slight aggressive behaviour3101
Slight tremors/muscle twitching1210
Quick breathing0100
Slight restless behaviour0100
Lateral recumbency0001
Howling71201
Squeaking71225
Total42571320
  • MBA, benzyl alcohol-preserved maropitant solution for injection (Prevomax, Le Vet); MM, metacresol-preserved maropitant solution for injection (Cerenia, Zoetis).