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Table 3 Reversal drug requirements, duration of recovery from reversal and recovery temperature

From: Total injectable anesthesia of dogs and cats for remote location veterinary sterilization clinic

Group n Time from reversal to recovery (min) Patients requiring reversal Temperature at recovery (F/C)
Feline OVH 26 12 (3–60) 24/26 (92%)
Atipamezole IM n = 24 (once)
99.1 (95.7–106.0) F
37.3 (35.4–41.1) C
Feline Castration 22 20 (4–50) 22/22 (100%)
Atipamezole IM n = 21 (once)
Atipamezole IM n = 1 (twice)
101.9 (99–102.7) F
38.8(37.2–39.3) C
Canine OVH 28 12 (4–30) 25/28 (89%)
Atipamezole IM n = 24 (once)
Atipamezole IM n = 1 (twice)
102.6 (97.3–104.1) F
39.2 (36.3–40.1) C
Canine Castration 24 14 (8–83) 22/24 (92%)
Atipamezole IM n = 20 (once)
Atipamezole IM n = 2 (twice)
102.3 (101.2–104) F
39.1 (38.4–40.0) C
  1. Time and temperature are presented as median and range