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Xylazine is a sedative and analgesic as well as a muscle relaxant. Xylazine HCl Injection is used in horses to produce a state of sedation accompanied by a shorter period of analgesia. A sleeplike state is usually maintained for 1-2 hours, while analgesia lasts from 15-30 minutes. Xylazine HCl Injection may be used to calm horses and facilitate handling or during clinical examinations, orthopedic procedures, dental procedures and surgical
procedures. Xylazine HCl Injection is also used as a pre-anesthetic to general anesthesia or in conjunction with local anesthetics.