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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.
Adrenergic alpha-2 Receptor Agonists
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Levomedetomidine; MPV785; MPV 785; Hydrochloride, Medetomidine; Medetomidine Hydrochloride; MPV-
CAS Registry & name
Medetomidine/*analogs & derivatives
Receptors, Adrenergic, alpha-2/agonists.
J Med Chem 1992 Feb 21;35(4):750-5
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