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Anesthesia Calculator

This calculator is for reference ONLY. Please check all final dosages prior to use.

Patient Name:  Date: 
Owner's Last Name:  Procedure: 
File Number:  Anesthetist: 
Patient's Weight:   kg  pounds
Drug Dose Concentration Total Dose
Acepromazine 0.05 mg/kg 10 mg/ml  ml Fluid Rate
Antisedan 0.05 mg/kg 5 mg/ml  ml  ml/hr
Atropine 0.05 mg/kg 54 mg/ml  ml
Bupivicaine 1 mg/kg 7.5 mg/ml  ml
Buprenorphine 14 mcg/kg 0.3 mg/ml  ml
Buthorphanol 0.2 mg/kg 10 mg/ml  ml
Carprofen 2.2 mg/kg 50 mg/ml  ml
Cefazolin 22 mg/kg 100 mg/ml  ml
Diazepam 0.2 mg/kg 5 mg/ml  ml
Dormitor 0.01mg/kg 1 mg/ml  ml IMPORTANT
These doses have been calculated for individual use. Be aware that when using drug combinations the doses may need to be adjusted.
Fentanyl 10 mcg/kg 50 mcg/ml  ml
Famotidine 0.5 mg/kg 10 mg/ml  ml
Glycopyrrolate 0.01 mg/kg 0.2 mg/m  ml
Hydromorphone 0.1 mg/kg 2 mg/ml  ml
Ketamine 6 mg/kg 100 mg/ml  ml
Lidocaine 1 mg/kg 20 mg/ml  ml
Meloxicam 0.2 mg/kg 5 mg/ml  ml
Metoclopramide 0.2 mg/kg 5 mg/ml  ml When pulling drugs, make sure the concentration listed in this sheet matches that of the bottle you are about to use.
Midazolam 0.3 mg/kg 5 mg/ml  ml
Morphine 0.5 mg/kg 15 mg/ml  ml
Naloxone 0.04 mg/kg 0.4 mg/ml  ml
Pentothal 22 mg/kg 50 mg/ml  ml
Propofol 6 mg/kg 10 mg/ml  ml
Ranitidine 2 mg/kg 25 mg/ml  ml
Xylazine 1.1 mg/kg 20 mg/ml  ml
Epidural Anesthesia
Morphine 0.1 mg/kg 10 mg/ml  ml
CRI medications for 100 ml saline bag to be ran at 10 ml/hr
Dobutamine 10 mcg/kg/min 12.5 mg/ml  ml IMPORTANT
For CRI medications ADD the amount of drug indicated in ml to a 100 ml saline bag and run at 10 ml/hr.
Dopamine 3 mcg/kg/min 40 mg/ml  ml
Fentanyl 3 mcg/kg/hr 50 mg/ml  ml
Ketamine 0.3 mg/kg/min 100 mg/ml  ml
Lidocaine 1 mg/kg/hr 20 mg/ml  ml
Morphine 0.1 mg/kg/hr 15 mg/ml  ml
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