"Medetomidine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An agonist of RECEPTORS, ADRENERGIC ALPHA-2 that is used in veterinary medicine for its analgesic and sedative properties. It is the racemate of DEXMEDETOMIDINE.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Medetomidine" by people in Profiles.
Reversible medetomidine/ketamine anesthesia in captive capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella). J Med Primatol. 2008 Feb; 37 Suppl 1:74-81.